Slate Roofing vs. Asphalt Shingles
Natural Stone is the ultimate eco-friendly, durable, and beautiful roofing material. Unfortunately, high cost and weight concerns make slate a rare sight on run-of-the-mill homes. You’ll most often see a slate roof on churches, libraries, and government and university buildings.
Roofing slate stone will not saturate with water and offers a completely fireproof option for your roof. Since slate roofing is made of stone, it is impervious to weather, sun, heat, and cold so you can expect a slate roof to last up to 150+ years.
Some Benefits of Slate Roofing Compared to Asphalt Roofing
- Life Expectancy up to 150+ years.
- Energy Efficient.
- Low Maintenance.
- Increases the value of your home.