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

© 2019 Slate Roof Shingles & Roofing Materials - Ncslate.com. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by TechWyse
TechWyse