If you haven’t ever owned a slate roof, you may wonder what the benefits are to it. Slate roofs are one of the best roofing materials you can choose and there are many benefits to using it, including:
- Long lifespan (Slate can last between 50-300 years depending on how well cared for it is)
- Increase in property value
- Wide range of colors for any home
- Beautiful appearance
- Eco Friendly
Slate is a natural stone that is mined everywhere in the world. can help you determine if slate is appropriate for your home, and if so, can install a slate roof for you. There are many homes that do not have the appropriate roof-structure to handle the weight of slate. Atlanta Re-Roof Specialists, Inc. offers installation of synthetic slates such as Symphony that have the same benefits as slate for those homeowners.
Slate Roofing Repair
We offer roof repair services for a variety of issues that can crop up with your slate roof. We know that if a slate roof is properly repaired, most often they have many years of life left before they have to be replaced. We can help with slate problems and flashing failures to extend the life of your roof.
Slate problems may involve slate which is cracked, broken, or missing. We can help you to individually replace damaged slates on your roof, and we can help you find an appropriately matched slate so that it blends with your existing roof.
Flashings span the joints and are an important element of your roof. These often have problems in the valleys of your roof or around the chimney. Contact us today for slate roof repair for any of these problems; we will help you quickly, and we will never recommend doing more than you need.
Slate Roofing Maintenance
A slate roof should have a lifespan of more than 50 years (at minimum). If you have a slate roof on your home, taking proper care of it can increase that lifespan significantly. We offer slate roof maintenance. When you call us for slate roof maintenance, we will:
- Inspect your roof thoroughly
- Replace broken or damaged slates
- Reseal deteriorated flashings
- Reseal ridges as needed