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SLATE ROOFING

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SLATE ROOFING services

We offer installation, replacement and repair of Hudson Valley slate roofs.

There’s nothing like working with slate. We consider roofing a form of art. It takes a truly experienced roofing contractor to work on a slate roof installation or repair. Because slate is naturally occuring, it’s not easy to work with. You need to know the history of the slate, and how to work with the unique composition of slate shingles that are produced by each quarry.

what is slate roofing?

overview of slate roofs

Natural slate shingles are made of either hard or soft slate. It is found in the earth and can be extremely durable. Slate roof installation requires a roofer that knows how to work with this slate. Natural slate comes in a variety of shares and colors, depending on its origination.

slate roof installation cost

Of course, the slate price per square foot is much higher than a traditional shingle. However, with that added cost you get a premium quality roof, that not only adds a unique design to your home, but a slate roof can last 75 to 100 years or more. 

benefits of slate roofs

key benefits of slate roofing

  • Extremely durable
  • Longevity
  • Low maintenance
  • Naturally fire and mold resistant
  • Premium design element

slate roofs are made to last

Slate roofing is one of the most expensive roofing materials. However, with that high cost, you gain huge benefits. A slate roof will last a lifetime if installed correctly, is extremely durable and can stand up to the harsh Westchester County, NY elements.

types of slate roof shingles

Natural Slate

Natural slate, as its name suggests, comes from the earth. Slate is one of the toughest materials for a roofer to work with. Also, it’s one of our favorites. No two pieces of slate are exactly alike. That’s why you need an expert slate roofing contractor to make sure the installation goes as planned. 

Synthetic Slate

There are also a variety of synthetic slate options to choose from. These offer the design of natural slate, in a more affordable, easy to work with man made product. Consider synthetic slate for a powerful design element, at a fraction of the price of natural slate.

slate roof installation specialists

There are also a variety of synthetic slate options to choose from. These offer the design of natural slate, in a more affordable, easy to work with man made product. Consider synthetic slate for a powerful design element, at a fraction of the price of natural slate.