SLATE is cost effective

The roof is your home’s most important line of defense when it comes to protect you and yours from the elements.

When choosing your building material, remember that natural slate is the most cost effective and ECO FRIENDLY product.

Natural slate is affordable when you take into account the long term durability and the costfree maintenance.

PRODUCTS WEIGHT*
Kgs/m2 – lbs/sq
DURABILITY
Years
RE-ROOFING
Time
Natural Slate 5mm (1/5”) 33 – 660 100 1
Natural Slate 7mm (1/4“) 46 – 925 100 1
Natural Slate 10mm (3/8” 66 – 1320 100 1
Clay Tiles 60 40 2
Concrete Tiles 55 30 3
Fibre Cement 25 25 3
Asphalt shingle 12 20 4

* Mass Volume for roofing slate is: 0,0028 kg/cm3 ( 50 x 25 x 0,5 x 0,0028 = 1,75 kgs/slate )

From an environmental point of view, slate roofs are healthy roofs unlike petroleum-based roofing material that can off-gas harmful volatile organic compounds into the air around your home.

If going green is a priority for you, the best choice is to be natural®, choose natural slate.