Sheena Owen

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.

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

How much does a slate roof weigh?

Posted By On 6 Feb 2019
How much does slate weigh?  That’s a great question, especially when you are comparing it against other roofing products.  Roofing slate created by nature over 500 million years ago has been used as a roof covering for more than a thousand years! Read More

Haverford College’s Magill Library gets a new...

Posted By On 31 Jan 2019
Haverford College, founded in 1833 by Orthodox Quakers, the campus is made up of mostly stone buildings reflecting Quaker and Colonial architecture. Read More

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