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Providing Peace of Mind Since 1932

Roofing Series: Tile against the Extreme Climate

Living in Minnesota means that you have to find ways to reinforce your roofing. The state’s extreme climate can lead to blizzards, thunderstorms, and high-velocity winds. At Garlock-French Corporation, we understand how challenging it can be to protect your investments. That is why we are committed to delivering effective solutions that will strengthen your home’s defenses against the elements.

Let us show you the advantages of using our high-quality tile roofing:


Our Minneapolis roofing is durable and offers lasting performance. In addition, they are fire- and hail-resistant. Its added layer of protection helps in resisting damage from hailstones as big as a golf ball. Further, our product can withstand high-velocity winds of up to 150 mph. You can be certain that using our tile roofing will give you a worry-free experience even during extreme weather conditions.

Energy Efficient

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory demonstrated how tile could reduce heat transferred to a home by up to 70%. This promotes comfort in your home, especially during hot summers. In addition, tile ensures natural air ventilation to help reduce your heating and cooling costs. Rest assured that our tile roofing will help make your home livable and lessen your energy bills.


Tile roofing in St. Paul is individually installed, making it low-maintenance and easy to repair. This gives you the opportunity to spend more time on other important matters. In case of repairs, you can always rely on our certified professionals to work on it for your peace of mind.


In addition to superior performance, we offer tiles in a variety of colors, texture, size, thickness, and shape that will complement your home’s style. We also offer tile that appear similar to other roofing materials like wood and slate for added value.

Garlock-French Corporation has been in the industry for 80 years and we strive to provide high-quality service in Minneapolis and the surrounding areas. We will find efficient ways to reinforce your roof to stand up against the elements. In addition, we also offer gutter cleaning and inspection services that contribute to the preservation and protection of your home. You can expect to receive only the finest products from us. If you have any roofing concerns, call us today.