Slate roofs are becoming more and more popular in residential homes, and there are a lot of benefits to installing slate tiles for your roof. Today we are going to talk about the advantages of a slate roof.
First and foremost would be the appearance and customization of slate roofs. Slate tiles can come in many different styles and colors. They are customizable with the pattern such as how they are laid. They can be in the shape of diamonds, look like one sheet, typical shingles, and more depending on what your roofing contractor provides. Slate roofs also come in more colors than your traditional asphalt shingles.
The next benefit for a slate roof is longevity, and this is where slate roofs stand out from asphalt shingles. Typical slate roofs can last for over 100 years and some for more than double that. The slate tiles longevity comes with extreme durability; slate tiles are incredibly strong and can withstand anything that comes up against it. Even the lower-cost slate tiles are more durable than asphalt shingles.
The next benefit for a slate roof is fire resistance, being that it is made of slate it will protect your roof and house from sparks, fireworks, wildfires, and more.
The final benefit that we will talk about for slate tile roofs is low maintenance that comes with them. A slate roof can provide better resistance to weathering and deter mold, and other harmful issues that may cause damage to your roof.
Deciding which type of slate tile roof is best for you can be difficult, let the experts at VR Roofing help you. We have many years of experience working with slate roofing, and we can help you pick the right slate roof for you. Call Van De Hey Refined Roofing, LLC (VR Roofing), for all slate tile roofs questions. We serve the Appleton, Little Chute, and the Fox Valley area, Sheboygan, Oshkosh, Madison, Milwaukee, Shorewood, Sheboygan, Oconomowoc, Verona, Waukesha, and Green Bay, and De Pere areas in Wisconsin.