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Roofing Slate Standards

SlateTec Lightweight Slate Roof System

The ASTM or American Society for Testing and Materials. Roofing slate standards are set by the ASTM International, an independent standards organization. Since 1957 the ASTM has established a consensus for building material standards. The ASTM C406 is the world-wide “Standard Specification for Roofing Slate”. It addresses material characteristics and physical properties of the roofing slate, among other things […]

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Fact Checking: Synthetic Roofing Slate Pt.3

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Synthetic roofing slate salesman claim: “[Synthetics] are shatter resistant unlike natural slate roofing that can shatter when walked upon or in cold weather.” link here   SlateTec respands: S1 Grade Natural Roofing Slate is not affected by temperature in any way. Also, natural slate roofs are indeed walkable, as they have been for hundreds of years. […]

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Fact Checking: Synthetic Roofing Slate Pt.2

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Synthetic slate roofing manufacturers claim: “If [synthetic] 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.” link here   Slatetec Responds: Three words: Hot windy days. SlateTec uses only the highest quality Vermont S1 grade slate, which will never fade, warp, […]

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Genuine Roof Systems®

Genuine Roof Systems offer natural sophistication. From replacement roofs to new construction, our patented roofing system eliminates roughly 40% of materials needed in a traditional installation. This simple combination of our interlayment system and genuine materials makes for a roof that is easy to install, lighter weight, and cost-effective. And, our impressive warranties give you additional peace of mind that your most treasured asset is protected for a lifetime. We’re proud to offer you a free consultation. Click here to tell us about your project.

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