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Things to look for when choosing slate

Things to look for when choosing slate

By     Jan 14th, 2015

1. RELIABLE slate suppler

2. CAPABLE roofer

3. Unfading or weathering slate

4. Oxidizable iron pyrite

5. Grading for thickness

6. Over / Under-nailing

7. Joint spacing

8. Headlap

9. Slates cut less than 5 inches wide

10. Minimum side lap of 3 inches

By     Jan 14th, 2015

Sheena Owen

Sheena Owen began working for North Country Slate on October 12, 1999. Started as the Sales Coordinator and transitioned to a Sales Representative. Daily duties include providing customer service, new business development, inside sales, handling all cross-border customs issues/documentation, arranging shipments, health and safety representation and social media marketing. Sheena graduated from the University of Guelph in 1992 with a BA in English and Drama and in 1995 graduated with a Diploma in Radio and Television Broadcasting from Centennial College. Sheena’s first job was the Executive Producer’s Assistant for TV shows including Robocop, F/X The Series and Nikita. She went on to becoming an Assistant Manager at Eddie Bauer. In her spare time, Sheena enjoys traveling, gardening and hikes with family and friends.
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