How to Maintain a Slate Roofing System

No matter what type of material you use for your roof, maintenance is still an important factor when it comes to its longevity. Slate roofs, for instance, require regular upkeep, similar to the more popular asphalt shingles or metal roofing systems. Garlock-French Corporation, one of the trusted roofing contractors in the area, shares some tips […] Read more »

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 […] Read more »