If you're a homeowner or building a home, you don't need us telling you how important a solid, reliable roofing system is. When it comes to price and durability, very little can compete with slate roofing. A slate roof has an elegant and modern feel to it, and its tiles are incredibly durable and long-lasting. If a slate roof is maintained properly, it could last more than a century! All of these benefits make it the perfect choice for homeowners that want their family homes to last for generations.
Can slate roofs be repaired?
The short answer is yes. The long answer? If you want your roof to be properly repaired, then you need to invest in a professional roofing contractor that you can trust. Invite us to take a look and we'll make sure that your slate remains in top condition for as long as possible.
Slate or shingle?
Slate is a tile that is meant to be as permanent as possible. Most homeowners will only need to install a slate roof once in their lives, while shingle roofs might need to be replaced three or four times. Furthermore, slate roofs increase your home's resale value straight away. The beauty and durability of slate insures that your home maintains the same pristine appearance for as long as possible. Additionally, slate is fire resistant and has a low water absorption level, wmaking it very resistent to frost and ice damages.
How can I prepare for a slate roof installation?
Slate is extremely heavy and it could easily add 500 pounds to your roof. If you're considering installing a slate roof, you need to have a structural engineer look at it right away. If you need help finding a structural engineer, reach out to us and we'll find one for you!