Since the steam engine first enabled refinements to slate manufacturing in the 1870s, slate has been a popular roofing material around the world. A natural stone, slate delivers unequalled durability and longevity, while being prized for its unique aesthetic appeal. Slate is also a sustainable roofing solution that provides homeowners with long term value. With the wide variety of roofing materials available on the market, it can be difficult for designers and specifiers to distinguish the different benefits of each option. 

A specifier’s guide to slate roofing is a concise examination of the benefits of slate as a roofing material. The whitepaper discusses the aesthetic appeal of slate as well as its key performance benefits, specifically its durability, longevity and ability to withstand harsh weather conditions. The economic benefits of slate and its value as a sustainable, natural material are also covered. Finally, the whitepaper introduces a range of trusted slate roofing solutions that offer design flexibility, reliability and performance.

With extensive experience in the Australian market, Heritage Slate Roofing specialises in the installation of natural slate roofing. Drawing on over 20 years’ experience in traditional roofing, Heritage Slate Roofing offers a strong focus on detail and a meticulous approach to traditional craftsmanship, resulting in a hard-earned reputation for high performing slate roofing solutions that have been used in large scale projects in New South Wales, England and Wales.

Download this whitepaper and discover how a slate roof can help your next residential project deliver long term value and performance.