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What underlayment for slate roof?

By     Jan 29th, 2018
Traditionally, a slate roof will have #30 (thirty-pound) asphalt saturated organic felt unperforated roof underlayment. Required by many building codes, a slate roof’s underlayment serves many purposes and application may vary depending on thicknesses of slate, weather conditions of the area and size of slate.

Google and Facebook reviews for business

By     Jan 16th, 2018
Whether you are looking for a car mechanic, considering a new restaurant, vacation resort, new windows or new slate roof, we as consumers tend to look at google reviews, tripadvisor, yelp and Facebook to help with our decision. It’s nice to hear from home owners or long-time customers what they think about the product and service received.

Toronto churches with North Country Slate roofing products

By     Jan 15th, 2018
[caption id="attachment_2729" align="alignleft" width="300"] Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church[/caption] Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church – 202 Park Street This is the fifth oldest church in Toronto and classic example of Gothic Revival architecture.  The original church burnt down in 1865 and was rebuilt in 1869.

What are slate roof tiles?

By     Jan 10th, 2018
Slate roof tiles are made of metamorphic rocks which are derived from sedimentary rock of volcanic ash and clay. The mineral composition of slate will determine the color and weathering properties. Hematite produces purple tones and chlorite produces green.  Black and gray colors are created by carbon.