Pros and Cons of Slate Roofing

If your home’s roof needs to be replaced, why not think about upgrading to a different roofing material. A popular, durable roofing material that would give your home a beautiful aesthetic is slate roofing. For more information about this material, or to schedule an installation, call All-N-One Roofing at 325-660-4720.

The Good and the Bad Side of Slate Roofing

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Slate is a Very Durable Roofing Material, But It Can Be Expensive to Install.

Like anything else in life there are things to love and things to hate about slate roofing. Here are some of the pros and cons to installing a slate roof on your home.

Pros
Slate is an incredibly durable material. Some slate roofs have been known to last for over a century. It is not easily damaged by hail or wind. Slate roofing also provides your home with a unique, sharp appearance that increases your property value.

Cons
A slate roof is not a cheap roof. Installation of slate roofing can be almost three times that of a traditional asphalt shingle roof. The installation process is also very extensive and requires specialized roofing skills. If the roof is not properly installed it can serious problems for the homeowner later down the road.

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If you’re considering installing slate roofing on your home, we recommend taking some time to think about the pros and cons to this roofing system. If you feel like you need more information, feel free to give us a call at 325-660-4720. We are always happy to answer your questions.