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A little less than a year ago we wrote a post (great comments by the way) that explained how the natural slate market was being damaged by the manufacturers of “synthetic slate” marketing their rubberized, polymer, shingle as “slate”. This is a disingenuous description of a rubber material because “slate” is defined as a natural rock. Big business is taking advantage, unfairly, of a high end roofing material and leveraging the name for profit.
Let’s be real clear, this is not slate. This post is not saying there isn’t a place for this type of material (Where? I’m not sure), it just shouldn’t be called slate roofing contractor in Oak Park.
Quality – If “artificial” slates are not stored flat and become twisted or curled, lay them flat in a warm place and they will return to their original flatness.
Anyone who knows slate should immediately shake their head at the material being installed on a roof. This [...]
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If you’re considering a slate roofing contractor in Oak Park, you may be wondering if you should choose slate or a different roofing material. While making your decision, it’s important for you to understand all of the pros and cons of slate tile.
So, in this article, we’ll look at the advantages of natural slate roofing material, compared to other common products like asphalt shingles. Let’s get started now!
There are many great reasons to choose slate roofing contractor in Oak Park with their tiles. Below, we’ve listed just a few of the benefits of installing a slate roof.
Energy-efficient – Slate is very a energy-efficient material. Because it is very dense, it can help keep your home cooler in the summer, by preventing hot air from entering your attic and your home. And, in the winter, the heavy, dense slate material helps prevent warm air from escaping, and being released into the atmosphere. In [...]