Slate

Elegant, Long-Lasting Slate Roofs

Slate the most beautiful and durable roofing material, and has been used to build roofs that have lasted for hundreds of years. As a natural roofing material, slate provides a roof that is beautiful, has high fire resistance, and is extremely strong and durable. Slate is very high-quality and low maintenance, with a life expectancy of between 75 and 200 years.

But slate can be a difficult material to work with and requires the expertise of an experienced roofing contractor like A & B Roofing & Siding. We’ve been successfully installing, maintaining and repairing slate roofs for years. Our slate roofing experts are true craftspeople who have the experience in working with slate and to get the job done right and to provide you with a beautiful, durable roof.

A Wide Range of Slate Roofing Options

Slate roofing is available in various grades and colors and is the perfect topping to an elegant home. Slate provides amazing textures and style. With its unique texture, natural tones and unmatched durability, slate roofing is the perfect combination of practicality and beauty and will give your home a luxurious traditional look.

Modern variations of slate roofing tiles are thinner and lighter to present the look and feel of slate at a lower cost, with less complicated installation requirements.

What are the advantages of installing a slate roof?

  • Superior durable and service life
  • Fireproof
  • Impermeable to water
  • Resists pollutants
  • Will not support moss or algae growth
  • Excellent insulating properties
  • High resistance to storm damage and penetration
  • Resists chipping, cracking and erosion
  • Environmentally friendly natural material
  • Available in a wide array of colors and shades
  • Flexible design options

Maintaining and Repairing a Slate Roof

Even the best slate roofs require maintenance. Expanding ice can split a slate tile, and metal flashing can loosen and wear the tiles down. That’s why it is important to conduct an inspection and maintenance schedule with a certified roofing contractor for your slate roof at least every three years.

Trust the professional roofers for quality slate roofing in the Burlington, Whitsett, Summerfield, & Greensboro, NC areas.

Just as slate roof installation requires special skills, the maintenance, repair, and restoration of a slate roof is unique in its demands. A & B Roofing & Siding has the expertise to help maintain the beauty and protective qualities of your slate roof.

Make sure your roofing system will protect your home and family from the elements. Contact A & B Roofing & Siding for a free estimate on slate roofing today by calling 336-290-7964 or completing our on-line quote request form.