Residential Slate Roofs

Hand-split, traditional slate; the most beautiful roof type. Made from durable material, it’s a favorite choice of the world’s greatest buildings because it lasts a lifetime.

Residential Slate Roofs

Traditional slate roofs are used in some of the world’s most iconic buildings and homes. For hundreds of years this durable material has stood the test of time against weather. Traditional slate roofs help buildings and homes blend with their environment, seasoning their beauty as they mature with natural color aging.

A slate roof doesn’t come cheap, reflecting the costs from quarry to rooftop to produce the world’s premium roofing material.

Slate Roof Styles

Slate roofs are a design lovers dream when it comes to creating roofscapes on steeper roof slopes. Under the steepest conditions, their durable design works the best; protecting the building and giving satisfying aesthetic and textural curb appeal.

Standard (Uniform)

Graduated Length

Patterned

Graduated Thickness

Random Width

Textural

Multicolored (Blended)

Hangdown

Metal Components

  • Drip Edge(steel or copper)
  • Flashing (steel or copper)
  • Valleys (steel or copper)

Underlayment

Substrate/Decking

  • usually thicker because of the weight.

Slate Roof Types

Genuine / Traditional Slate

The complex coloring of traditional slate is the favorite choice of architects, builders, and designers for iconic buildings that make a statement. It’s a superior material with visual impact and the durability to last a lifetime.

TruSlate®

S1, quarried slate roof types give homeowners the flexibility to adhere to traditional design standards with genuine or TruSlate®, hand-split from natural stone. Similar looks can be achieved while saving on costs and installation time with synthetic slate.

Expert Advice

Manufactures

Random Width

Textural

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