Ludowici Shingles Company Overview

Carl Ludowici purchased Celadon Roofing Tile in 1906 . Ludowici-Celadon was sold to CSC in 1976, and purchased and renamed by CertainTeed in 1989. Ludowici Roofing Tile merged in 2003 with Europe’s Terreal group, but maintains the famous Ludowici tile heritage in North America.

The Ludowici Warranty

A Ludowici tile roof has a 75 year warranty and is offered in many colours, numerous surface textures and customized treatments . Clay tiles are manufactured as barrel shaped tiles, flat shingles, interlocking tiles, and designer products emulating slate and shakes.


Clay products are more expensive than laminated asphalt shingles but less expensive than copper, zinc, or slate roofing.

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Clay tiles should be installed by experienced professionals. A roof with a minimum 5/12 slope is recommended. Roofing structures must be built to carry the substantial weight of clay tiles.

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Ceramic is highly durable and can last over a century. Tile permeability and durability are determined by the finishing process including glazes.

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With many textures, colours, details and several traditional and architectural designs available, Ludowici offers the customer a beautiful heritage, traditional, or unique roofing solution that may look like slate, shakes, or custom-designed specialties.

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The Ludowici 75 year warranty is offered as the best in the industry. Manufacturing defects, colour fade and replacement tiles or original cost not including labour is covered for the original and subsequent owners for the duration of the original warranty. Customer should note all details of warranty.

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Ludowici Roofing Tile continues to offer a wide array of exceptional upscale roofing solutions for heritage, residential, or commercial roofing projects.

Ludowici Contact Information:

Ludowici Roof Tile
4757 Tile Plant Rd.
PO Box 69
New Lexington, Ohio 43764

Telephone: 740.342.1995
Toll-free: 800.945.8453