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Aloha from Kauai

Homeowners Mike and Susan honeymooned on the beautiful island of Kauai almost 30 years ago. Stunned by the beauty of the island, they made a promise to each other that they would one day make Kauai their permanent home and build their dream house. With a business plan and determination, they set off to make their dream a reality in 2016.

Their plan to open a Bed & Breakfast on the island would help support their retirement and the building of their dream home. They set out to build not just one house, but several little homes or island villas that would be rentable properties to vacationers on the island. Their picturesque location is the perfect spot for their home and endeavor, it was the local surroundings that impacted the tile profile and color Susan ultimately selected for their new home's roof.

The couple worked with local draftsman, Donivan Konno, to incorporate their ideas into the design of the homes. They desired to have an asian flair to the home and thought the roof would be the best way to add the asian touches they wanted. The Verdigris color was selected because Susan thought the green tile color would be a beautiful backdrop against the mountains and view. She was right! The Quarrix tile roof made the home fit right in to the island style of Kauai. Susan says that she is very pleased with her decision to choose composite tile. Being her dream home and business, she did a lot of research in comparing clay tiles, ceramic tiles, concrete tiles and composite tiles to one another to understand their pros and cons. In the end, she decided the durability of composite tile over the other roofing choices was the best decision for her home. She said the biggest surprise to her was how much the roofers that installed her tile loved the product. Since this was the first time the roofing installers had used Quarrix composite tile, they told her how much they liked it because it was very lightweight and they could walk on the roof and not worry about breaking a tile. Having never thought about it from the installers perscpective, she was delighted to hear the positive feedback.  

Susan put a lot of heart and energy into building her dream home. Her goal was to offer up a place where guests would feel refreshed and renewed while on holiday in Kauai. I think she far succeed her goal.

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Quarrix Verdigris Composite Roof Tile in Kauai

Quarrix Korean Style Composite Roof Tile

Profile: Classic Spanish
Tile Color: Verdigris

*The color Verdigris has been discontinued and replaced by Sage.