Cost Considerations for Slate Roofs
October 30, 2009
When you are choosing material for a new roof there are always cost considerations. However, you also want to look at the long-term. Though you may pay more up front if the roof is going to last longer than a less expensive material you want to look at that aspect. For instance an... Read more
If you are updating your roof, you may consider installing slate roofs. Slate is a natural material. So, when installed, homeowners often enjoy the variety of colors found in the stone. Instead of flat colors found in other roofing materials, slate roofs offer a more distinct color design. Slate can range in color from grey to black, red to pink, greens and blues. In addition to the color scheme variations noticed in a slate roof, many homeowners are also attracted to the material's overall durability. The durability contributes to the material's longevity, which in turn protects the homeowner's return on investment.
Installing a roof is often a significant expense. So, when shopping for roof materials, homeowners should consider the initial cost and the longevity. For example, a more expensive roof material with a longer life expectancy may be a better investment than a more affordable option with a shorter lifespan.
Choosing Slate Roofs for Cosmetic Reasons
October 29, 2009
Many people tend to choose their roofing materials based on how it will make their homes look to people passing by. While this is...
Slate Roofs Provide a Variety of Colors and Designs
October 16, 2009
While slate it is naturally occurring material it is also one that has many different colors and designs. That means...