Why Slate?

The lifetime of a building begins with the choice of materials and for hundreds of years architects and builders have been inspired by the natural beauty and robustness of slate. Through it’s aesthetic potential and practical qualities slate’s unique character enhances any building.

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Practical

Slate is exceptionally durable. It is unaffected by normal extremes of temperature and is highly resistant to acids, alkalis and other chemicals.

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Aesthetics

Slate combines beautifully with traditional and modern materials and provides the designer with a choice of colours and a natural, distinctive texture. A slate roof adds character and quality to any building.

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Proven Longevity

Slate has hundreds of years of history and has proven to be the highest quality roofing material in the world.

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Cost Effective

The typical additional cost of a slate roof is quickly realised when the minimal difference is offset by the investment in a beautiful, distinctive roofing material that is less costly to maintain and is certain to last significantly longer than cheaper alternatives.

Welsh Slate

Slate Roofing Merchants is Australia’s premier importer and supplier of Welsh Slate. Welsh Slate is the world’s leading manufacturer of the highest quality slate available from it’s quarries in North Wales and these sites have been producing slate for construction since the thirteenth century.

Glendyne Canadian Slate

Slate found at Glendyne’s quarry is dark grey with a tone of blue. Its colour is very homogeneous despite the presence of a light stratification marked by silty beds which, often of very fine nature, do not affect slate schistosity. Due to the Nordic climate, surface alteration is very low. The deposit was preserved from meteorological alterations typical of temperate and hot climates. The Glendyne quarry is thus proud to produce stones of very high quality. glendyne slate is pre-sorted for easy installation.

Vermont Unfading Green Slate

A premium quality roofing slate in a color that has withstood the test of time. One of the most popular roofing slates, it can be used alone or as one of the blended colors used on multicolored roofs. This versatile slate is often specified in random widths to provide additional accent to its beauty.

North Country Unfading Green slate is produced by a select Vermont quarry and meets or exceeds the requirements of ASTM as an S-1 rated roofing slate.

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Welsh Slate

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Glendyne Canadian Slate

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Vermont Unfading Green Slate


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