North Country Unfading Red is produced only by select New York quarries. North Country Slate will always have Unfading Red in inventory and it is not considered a “rare” slate, although it is harder to come by due to being restricted to certain slate valleys.
North Country Unfading Red is a premium quality roofing slate in a bright red color. Both rich in appearance and rare, this vibrant hard-vein slate is frequently used to create patterns and accents in the creation of truly unique roof designs. Produced only by select New York quarries, North Country Unfading Red slate meets or exceeds ASTM requirements as an S-1 rate roofing slate.
North Country Unfading Red slate, due to limited availability, is one of the most expensive slates one can buy.
North Country Unfading Red slate is typically more textured and harder to cut. It is most often used as an accent color in patterned slate roofs.
Yes, North Country Unfading Red slate meets the S-1 classification for ASTM C406/C406M-15, Standard Specification for roofing slate. Testing is completed annually to ensure all current requirements are met by ASTM International (ASTM), formerly American Society for Testing and Materials.