North Carolina Slate Roofing
The Tar Heel state located along the Atlantic Ocean is boarded by South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia. Known for its beautiful beaches, NASCAR racing, Great Smokey Mountains and the prestigious Biltmore Estate. From ‘Metrolina’, The Research Triangle and The Piedmont Triad areas, North Carolina is a great place to call home! North Carolina is home to numerous college, university, liberal art schools and community colleges across the state-It’s most famous being the University of North Carolina. The university’s largest campus is located in Chapel Hill, and features two North Country Unfading Black slate roofs on Hanes Hall and Carroll Hall. Roofing contractors in North Carolina use our natural roofing slate products to ensure their projects get completed on budget and on time. Our experienced staff is known for its technical expertise and dedication to going above and beyond to service all of your slate roofing needs. We enjoy working with architects to build a concise specification in order to ensure material qualities are properly identified. A successful specification from the onset can set a course of action for builders and contractors. Our long standing relationship with members of the AIA and The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) as a trusted supplier of roofing slate products, has been upheld for over 20 years. Popular North Carolina roofing slate colors include; Semi-Weathering Gray/Green, Semi-Weathering Purple, Unfading Vermont Gray/Green, Semi-Weathering Gray/Black and Unfading Black. Institutional projects usually use one color and one size of slate in comparison to residential projects-with a custom multi-colored blend, and random sizes being preferred. The beauty is in the eye of the beholder! There are 5 main processes to quarrying natural slate.
- Mining and extracting
- Primary and secondary sawing of slate blocks
- Splitting of slate traditionally done by hammer and chisel
- Trimming slate with bevel / chamfered edge finish
- Punching of nail holes
As a natural stone product, there are no two pieces exactly alike. With every piece being unique in its own way, real slate coloring characteristics make it the most sought-after roofing material in the world! Synthetic slate cannot duplicate or match the natural beauty and longevity of a genuine slate roof. It is important to ask your North Country Slate representative about all the true qualities of this superior roof system. If you are looking for a recommended roofing contractor in North Carolina, give us a call and we can provide you with a list of National Slate Association (NSA) or Slate Roofing Contractors Association (SRCA) members who we have an extensive history working with our slate. Our experience is invaluable in helping ensure your slate roofing project exceeds all expectations. From the mountain cities of Franklin and Asheville to the Piedmont cities of Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Greensboro, we have the ability to service all of your slate roofing needs. Please contact us at 1-416-724-4666 or firstname.lastname@example.org Regions Mountain – Cities: Franklin, Asheville Piedmont – Cities: Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Greensboro Coastal – Cities: Greenville, Fayetteville