Slate roofs are often viewed as a specialty product, but they offer property owners a variety of options that are unmatched by other roofing materials.
Slate roofs are one of the most beautiful options on the market. If you’re investing in something like a roof replacement, you should love the way it looks at the end. The unparalleled aesthetics of a slate roof are customizable to the tastes of the home or property owner, with variable height, width, and shape of each slate brick.
Slate roofs are hugely celebrated as some of the most long-lasting roofs out there. A properly installed slate roof that isn’t prematurely damaged is estimated to last for up to 100 years. Yes, you read that correctly. The average lifespan of a shingle roof is 30-50 years. While slate roofs come at much larger initial price point, their longevity is impressive to say the least.
Slate roofs are the most natural and low-carbon footprint roofing material out there. As a natural material, they are rarely treated with chemicals the way a coated-flat roof or asphalt shingle might be. Additionally, slate roofing contributes very little to the overall carbon footprint of the roofing industry as most are cut by hand or using small electrical tools.
For all of Four Twelve’s slate roof installations, we use the top-tier products offered by EcoStar. What EcoStar offers are a sizable selection of colors and styles in synthetic slate. Choose between colors such as Federal Gray or Earth Green, among many others. Synthetic slate offers the same gorgeous aesthetic appeal, protection from the elements, and environmental consciousness. EcoStar’s synthetic slate tiles are made from 80% recycled post-industrial rubber and plastic. Their sustainable business model passes on great value product to you as the consumer.
Whether you want authentic or synthetic slate roofing, the team at Four Twelve can create a roof replacement for you that is gorgeous, and cost-effective that’ll last you for years to come. Contact us today.