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Slate Shingles Bring New Life to Iconic, Historic Building

By     Feb 2nd, 2024
The Canary House is the name of the mixed-use condo project that will be adjacent to the former Canary Restaurant (1965-2007) in the Canary District of Toronto (near Don Valley Parkway and the Gardiner Expressway). The Canary Restaurant building was built in 1857 and has been designated a historical landmark.

Unfading Red Slate Chosen for Historic Roof

By     Jan 12th, 2024
  North Country's Unfading Red Slate has been selected for the restoration of the historic roof of the Deer Park United Church building. Originally constructed in the then-popular Norman-Gothic style in 1912, the building at 129 St. Clair Avenue West in Toronto, Ontario was originally called the Deer Park Presbyterian Mission.

How to Choose Slate Shingle Sizes

By     Nov 8th, 2023
Slate shingles are produced in various lengths, widths, and thicknesses. The size of slate shingles you use is ultimately a matter of customer preference, but roofers should be prepared to educate the customer on what sizes are available.

The Many Uses of Slate

By     Oct 11th, 2023
Slate rock is regularly used as a building material for slate shingles, but slate has many other uses from kitchenware to backyard items to homebuilding. How many of these life-enhancing slate products could you use?  Slate is a metamorphic rock, which means the rock changed from a different type of rock.

5 Ways a Natural Slate Roof Benefits Homeowners

By     Oct 28th, 2022
Are you looking to install a new roof? There is a large variety of roofing materials on the market, and choosing the right one for your needs can feel overwhelming. Investing in the right kind of tiles is essential, as it can affect the durability, function, and aesthetic of your roof in the long run.

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