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Georgia Slate Roofing Georgia Slate Shingles Georgia is bordered to the south by Florida, to the east by South Carolina, to the west by Alabama, and to the north by North Carolina and Tennessee. The Atlantic Ocean spans from Savannah south along the coast line. As a humid subtropical climate, it is well known for its hot and humid summers. During the summer-fall months, tropical storms, or hurricane-force winds and heavy rain can occur throughout the Georgia interior. When considering a roofing product that will weather all storms and shelter you from the elements, it is important to remember that natural slate roofing shingles meet the following standards:

Unlike faux/synthetic slate, natural slate has a rooftop history of servicing buildings for over 500 years (that’s right! slate roofs have been around for centuries!). In the USA, roofing slate quarries in Pennsylvania, Vermont and Virginia started producing materials in the 1830’s and have been operating ever since. This is a testament to the sustainability of natural stone roofing products, as it withstands the test of time for over 150 years. In the early 1900’s, Georgia slate was produced north of Atlanta in Rockmart, Polk County and Fairmount in Bartow County. The slate from Rockmart was originally produced by the Cherokee Slate Company and was a bluish-gray color similar to Pennsylvania’s Lehigh-Northampton region. In Fairmount, the Georgia Green Slate Company produced green slate that was described as being similar to gray/green slate from Vermont. When considering a slate roof in Georgia, you can look no further than the areas of; Berkeley Lake, Milton, Johns Creek, Skidaway Island, Dunwoody, Druid Hills, Sandy Springs, Alpharetta, Roswell, and Peachtree City. We have been supplying a full range of our Canadian and Vermont slate to roofing contractors in these areas since 1995. When it comes to the design of your home, nothing matches the exceptional appearance of a beautiful slate roof. Backed by our ASTM S-1 75 year slate warranty, unfading and semi-weathering slates will add elegance and value to your dream home. As natural slate continues to be the longest lasting roofing material on the market, it is no wonder why Savannah roofing contractors use North Country Slate. We are known and depended upon for sourcing a full range of North American slate colors and sizes to meet any architectural design needs. We offer a full range of architectural and design services for luxury custom home builders and Georgia AIA architects. From slate color matching, custom color blends, blueprint take-offs, installation details or helping guide you through ASTM C-406 Standard Specification for Roofing Slate, we are here to bring your vision to life! Popular Georgia state slate roofing colors include; Non-Fading Black, Weathering Clear Gray, Semi-Weathering Gray/Green and Vermont Non-Fading Green. For a list of Georgia slate roofing contractors contact us at 1-800-975-2835 or Cities Atlanta Athens Savannah Hilton Head Buckhead

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I have never had anything except a 5 Star Experience when working with North Country Slate.

- ABC Supply, Outside Sales

When our clients are looking for a natural slate roof, we highly recommend North Country Slate.

- Raines Brothers, Inc.

We have used North Country black on a large number of occasions, and we’ve found it to be an excellent quality slate it is very “workable”.

- John Chan, The Durable Slate Company
Looking for a slate roofing contractor?
We work with the top “slaters” to ensure quality installation from slate roofing repairs, restoration or new construction. Read More
What sizes of roofing slate are available?
The standard sizes for roofing slate start at 12″ in length and increase by 2-inch increments up to 24″ in length. Read More
How much does a slate roof cost? We are often asked by designers, architects, home and building owners “What will a slate roof cost me”?
On average, North American produced S-1 rated roofing slate will cost $400 – $600 USD per square (100 square feet) or $4.00 to $6. Read More

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