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Best materials for villa roof in coastal areas

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Best materials for villa roof in coastal areas

If you stand on the roof of your villa which is in coastal areas, you will be amazed to see a breathtaking view and feel fresh air. However, with the beginning of cold seasons in autumn and winter, corrosion also appears for villa roofs in theses humid areas.

Best materials for villa roof in coastal areas


In this case, what kind of material and design should you use? With what kind of water-resistant covering should you protect your villa roof in coastal areas?


Let us introduce our anti-corrosion and waterproofing roof and wall cladding products that are specially designed for cold and humid climates.




What is the best villa roof shape in coastal areas?

What is the best villa roof shape in coastal areas?

Preventing moisture intrusion is the main function of sloping roofs. Pitched designs help flowing of water toward roof ends. Rain slides faster and moves down. So it makes an effective drainage and prevents damaging roofs. Besides, gable villa roof allows better ventilation in coastal areas. Roof vents allow the air to circulate and reduce humidity and moisture. Increasing energy efficiency and lifespan of the roof are other advantages of making coastal houses in pitched shapes.


Read more: Advantages and Disadvantages of UPVC Gable Roofs



Best materials for villa roof in coastal areas

Best materials for villa roof in coastal areas

  1. Stone coated roof tiles

Stone coated roof tiles

Roofs can be made of different types of stone, just like the facade of a building wall. Because they are one of the best covers to prevent damage to the roof of the villa from rain and storms in coastal areas. But you should pay attention to use the design of light stones with natural aggregates so as not to face the risk of stones falling from the roof. In addition to beauty and breathability, stone roof coverings increase the added value of your villa. Cons of stone coated roofs is that it is expensive. For each 1000 square feet roof size the installation cost is between $8000 to $15,000.


  1. Slate tiles

Slate tiles

Slate is a durable roof tile. Its lifespan can sometimes go beyond 50 years. It is resistant to mold and fungus for villa roof in coastal areas. This is an ecofriendly and low-maintenance roof material. However it needs waterproofing seals for protecting the infrastructures from water leakage. Another drawback is the material and labor costs which are not cheap. The installation cost (materials and labors) is between $12,000 to $20,000 per 1000 square feet roof size.



Read more: Slate Roofing Materials; best alternatives, cost, types, pros & cons


  1. UPVC roof sheets

UPVC roof sheets


UPVC is the best roof material for your beach house – Because it is a waterproofing and good insulation material. It is light weight and need no insulation to be installed. That is why it is much cheaper than slate, stone and metal roofing. This is a reliable coating material that protects the roof of your villa against corrosion in coastal areas. Please contact us for pricing or any question about our uPVC roof and wall cladding – at Varna Company.



Disadvantages of metal roofing for beach homes

Disadvantages of metal roofing for beach homes

Although coating of zinc metal in galvanized sheets can prevent damage of roof sheets to some extent, but they do rust over time. Because the iron in metal sheets easily react with the oxygen of the air by scratches made on metal panels. This can create red rust especially in coastal areas and after some time your villa roof may need repair and replacement.

Other drawbacks of buying metal roofs in humid climates are as follows:


  • Metal roofs are noisy in rain and hail
  • Susceptible to denting and scratching
  • Reaction to acid rain and salty water which lead to metal roof destruction
  • Mold and mildew growth in case of improper installation




Ways to protect villa roofs from damp in humid climate

Ways to protect villa roofs from damp in humid climate

Here are some ways of protecting your villa roof in coastal areas. You can prevent damp and mold growth in your seaside houses by trying these methods:

  • Installing a good ventilation system
  • Applying damp-proof membranes
  • Using roof insulation materials
  • Choosing watertight tiles or roof sheets
  • Building roofs in sloping shapes










Why is UPVC the most cost-effective roof for villa in coastal areas?


One of the most important advantages of these waterproof panels is to prevent cold and moisture from entering your coastal homes. That is why uPVC is the most energy efficient roofing material for villas, too. With uPVC coverings, you will never face Cut-Edge corrosion in your villa roof sheets, too. On the other hand you will not need insulation such as rock wool and glass wool, and these coatings are enough by themselves.

All these factors will help you for building a cheaper villa roof with the least maintenance costs.









How does Sepidfam Varna protect your villa roof in coastal areas?

How does Sepidfam Varna protect your villa roof in coastal areas?

Sepidfam Varna Company is the first manufacturer of roofs with excellent waterproofing and thermal insulation features in Iran. We try our best to design the highest quality coverings with fair price. You can use UPVC roof in coastal areas such as villa and residential building, industrial sheds, carports, canopies and awnings.

How does Sepidfam Varna protect your villa roof in coastal areas?


Please contact our experts for further information on all types of our wall claddings & roof sheets and their latest prices.


(+98) 912 0465 839





What is wrong with clay roof tiles for villa in coastal areas?

Although low quality clay roof tiles absorb more water, but the fact is that villa roofing with clay tiles can easily absorb water of rain and snow. In this case you need to use membrane and reliable infrastructures. When clay roofs absorb water, they gain up to 15% more weight and this makes coastal house roofs heavier.


Is metal a good option in beach house roofing?

Although galvanized metal roofing has better resistance than uncoated metal sheets, rusting and corrosion can easily appear with the slightest scratch. This is due to bad installation or lack of care – which can lower the lifespan of roofs in seaside houses. But if you have to choose a metal material for your villa roof in humid areas, copper and aluminum roofing are better choices.


Why is UPVC the best roof choice for coastal homes?

UPVC sheets have complete overlapping and hydrophobic properties. The coatings are equipped with anti-corrosion and anti-UV material along with waterproof corpies and screws. These are the most important factors that have made UPVC covering suitable for villa roofing in coastal areas.