A Comparison of Roofing Materials: What Suits You Best? – Part 2: Slate Roofing

Slate is a fine-grained, foliated metamorphic rock that is popularly used for roofing because of its attractive appearance and durability. Used on U.S. roofs since the mid-1800’s, slate continues to be considered a desirable roofing material despite the decline in its use in favor of other roofing materials, such as asphalt shingles, clay and concrete tile, and other materials that cost less and which can be installed at a cheaper cost. Read more »

A Comparison of Roofing Materials: What Suits You Best? – Part 1: Tile Roofing

Steep-slope roofing is available in different material options, among them, tile. Known for its beauty and durability, and available in various styles, sizes, textures and colors, tile roofing brings a plethora of benefits to the home. Often used on Southwest-style and Mediterranean-inspired homes, tile counts the following among its many benefits:

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