Sheena Owen began working for North Country Slate on October 12, 1999. As the Sales Coordinator, Sheena’s day to day duties include providing customer service, new business development, inside sales, handling all cross-border customs issues/documentation, arranging shipments, health and safety representation and social media marketing. Sheena graduated from the University of Guelph in 1992 with a BA in English and Drama and in 1995 graduated with a Diploma in Radio and Television Broadcasting from Centennial College. Sheena’s first job was the Producer’s Assistant for TV shows including Robocop, F/X The Series and Nikita. She went on to becoming an Assistant Manager at Eddie Bauer. In her spare time, Sheena enjoys traveling, gardening, volunteering at her local soccer club and cheering on her kids at their sporting events.
Investing in a natural slate roof is a big financial commitment and one you will have to live with for many years as an ASTM S-1 rated slate roof offers superior durability and can last over 100 years!
When it came time to replacing the front towers of the Blair County Courthouse in Hollidaysburg, PA our North Country Unfading Black roofing slate was a perfect match for the old Pennsylvania slate which was built in 1875.
Picton, located in Prince Edward County is one of Ontario’s most popular vacation destinations. Known for camping at Sandbanks, amazing wineries, craft beer brewers, and upscale lodging. The Royal Hotel, first opened its doors in 1879 and was considered the jewel of the county. Over the years, the hotel was left vacant.
Perhaps you’ve just purchased your dream home built in the 1900’s, visited Europe and fell in love with a chateau, attended a university with a slate roof or you plan on building your custom dream home. Your home is your biggest personal investment and including a slate roof is a big consideration.
A gable roof is easily recognized by their triangular shape. Think back to when you were five years old and you drew a picture of your house and family. Your house was a big square and a triangle over it, add some stick people and voila that was your picture!
Natural slate has provided shelter for more than a thousand years. Created by nature over 500 million years ago, slate has proven longevity. A good quality ASTM S-1 rated slate can provide a service life more than 100 years.
As the world has been instructed to stay home and self isolate during Covid-19, now is the time to catch up on your reading material and “how to videos”. North Country Slate has recently added 8 slate roofing installation guide videos to our website, produced by the National Slate Association.
[caption id="attachment_3684" align="alignleft" width="300"] North Country Slate's Google Hangout Meeting[/caption] North Country Slate is thankful for modern day technology! Staying connected with co-workers, customers, friends and family is so important during this challenging time in our lives and routines.
Back in March 2008, we were asked to supply our North Country Unfading Black slate for the American Brewery Restoration project in Baltimore, MD. The “Darth Vader” building as we fondly refer to was built in 1863 and Norman Gothic style architecture. Part of the building’s charm is the detailed slate roof.
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