Slate Roofing

Slate Roofing Options

Whether you’re considering true slate roofing or a simulated slate option, you are guaranteed to have a roofing system that’s sturdy and stylish. Both slate choices have great benefits like long lifespans, minimal maintenance, and increased energy saving benefits. No matter what type of slate roofing system you choose, call the Alpine Roofing Construction team for your roof installation. Our team is experienced and skilled in the specialized roofing knowledge needed to successfully install a slate roof system.

True Slate Options

Slate roofing delivers unbeatable elegance and strength on any roofing system. This time tested roof material can last more than 100 years with minimal maintenance and maximum durability. However, these roofing systems are costly and typically require reinforcement before installation.

slate roofing

True Slate Benefits:

  • Easily lasts more than 100 years
  • Never needs to be painted
  • Minimal maintenance needed
  • Unaffected by high wind, extreme temperatures, or hail up to 4”
  • Fireproof
  • Mold & Mildew Proof
  • Increased building value

Simulated Slate Roof Systems

Simulated slate offers a multitude of benefits like strength, resilience, and style, without the high price tag of true slate roofing. Simulated slate options are available in multiple colors and are highly resistant to weather, UV rays, and impacts.

synthetic slate

Synthetic Slate Benefits:

  • Synthetic slate can last up to 100 years
  • This material requires minimal maintenance
  • Minimal maintenance needed
  • Simulated slate is much lighter than true slate, so no reinforcement is needed
  • This slate offers Class 4 impact resistance and some carry a Class A fire resistance
  • Synthetic slate is restant to UV rays for a longer life
  • Simulated slate is considered to be a “green roof” because it is fully recyclable

No matter what type of slate roofing system you choose, the Alpine Roofing Construction team will install your roof quickly and correctly for maximum warranty coverage. Call us today to learn more about your true slate and simulated slate roofing options.

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