Slate Roofing Types and Style: A Guide

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Sep 5, 2020 9:13:00 AM

Even with all the advances in construction today, when properly installed, slate roofs remain one of the most long-lasting, reliable and low-maintenance roofing solutions available. They can last up to 150 years or more and will often outlive their structures.


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Slate Roof Basics: How It Works and What to Expect from It

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 4, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Of all materials currently available on the market, slate roofing is one of the longest-lasting and most durable, with an expected lifespan of up to 150 years. This makes it a sizable investment for homeowners, who can expect a healthy ROI long after the initial purchase.


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Topics: Roofing, Slate Roofing




Safe Roofing Materials for Hot Climates

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 18, 2019 8:13:01 AM

The roof of your home takes a lot of abuse, especially in hot climates where the sun beats down day after day with punishing heat. A poorly made roof will break down and degrade over the years. It can also allow the heat to transfer into the house more easily - causing cooling bills to be higher than necessary.


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Topics: Slate Roofing




Slate Roofs aren't Just for Tudors—Why They're Making a Comeback

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 27, 2019 4:21:20 PM

Tudor homes have a very clear English style. They are characterized by a combination look of brick and half-timbering filled in with stucco, elaborate masonry chimneys, asymmetric design, and steeply pitched gable roofs. This unique look and craftsmanship may be what makes it easily recognizable, but its use of strong, long-lasting materials is another reason why this architecture is here to stay.


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Topics: Roofing, Roofs, Slate Roofing





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