The clay roofing tile was the first building material to be professionally moulded by the human hand. Almost 10,000 years ago, people have fulfilled the basic need of shelter and living space with the help of earth, water, air and fire.
Much remains unchanged: either the basic needs of people or the ecological production. But things have certainly improved: in terms of production method, aesthetics and product quality. And this is what UMBELINO MONTEIRO exceptionally represents.
Our aspiration: to live in a natural environment
Thus, UMBELINO MONTEIRO has perfected the tile production process to offer its customers the natural products of the highest quality. This is how we continue to develop an ancient cultural heritage - for the benefit of our clients.
UMBELINO MONTEIRO ceramic roof tiles are manufactured with the best raw materials, allowing us to consider such aspects as aesthetics and long life.
The authentic texture, the versatility of shades and shapes of Clay roofing tiles are widely appreciated by architects and designers. It is also worthy of note that in cultural terms they are part of our aesthetic and architectural heritage.
Clay roofing tiles are cooked at very high temperature making them have excellent performance and durability. This cooking process provides a long service life, ageing delay and resistance to atmospheric agents.
Clay roofing tiles contribute to the increase of the energy efficiency of the buildings and consequent reduction of the consumption of energy and well-being
Clay roofing tiles are totally incombustible, neither propagating the fire nor releasing to the atmosphere any toxic fumes or gases in case of fire.
UMBELINO MONTEIRO uses raw materials of exceptional quality to manufacture its tiles. The production process is controlled from A to Z. UMBELINO MONTEIRO has a fully equipped laboratory to constantly monitor product quality.
Here you can learn about some of the reference projects, which have received the UMBELINO MONTEIRO seal.
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