North Country Unfading Black natural slate roof...

Posted By On 2 May 2019

Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois was founded in 1895.  The campus sits on 756 acres and includes 64 major buildings.  The Still Gym, built in 1926 is among one of the first built on campus. Read More

BLAIR ACADEMY’S CLINTON HALL GETS A NEW...

Posted By On 10 Apr 2019
Repost of Fania Roofing's Blog: The Fania Roofing Company is honored to have recently provided roofing services for the esteemed Blair Academy in Blairstown, NJ. Fania completed an extensive roof renovation to the Clinton Hall building which was originally built early in the 20th century. Read More

Where does unfading green roofing slate come from?

Posted By On 8 Apr 2019
Natural roofing slate formed 400 million to 550 million years ago, is a microcrystalline, fine grained metamorphic rock. The color of slate comes from the region’s mineral and chemical composition. The main minerals are quartz/silica, white mica, black mica, chlorite, hematite and carbonates. Read More
San Francisco Theological Seminary new slate roof for the Montgomery Chapel view from above

Installing a natural slate product for a turret...

Posted By On 26 Mar 2019
As defined by the National Slate Association, a turret is “a small, round or polygonal tower in plan, often with a conical or hipped roof”. Also known as a conical or radius roof it helps to know your geometry! Read More
North Country Semi-Weathering Green natural roofing slate

Characteristics of Semi-Weathering Gray and...

Posted By On 14 Mar 2019
Whether you are building a new home or replacing an old slate roof, it’s important to understand the various color options available as well as the slate’s weathering characteristics. A natural slate’s color characteristics are described as “unfading” or “semi-weathering”. Read More

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