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We Make History

We build the world's best historic roofs.

We are a nationally available, award winning slate roofing company serving the entire United States, with offices located throughout Ohio and Maryland. Founded in 1986, The Durable Slate Company provides premium historic roofing services and has earned numerous high-profile awards for business integrity and roofing ingenuity.

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Service Areas

We are a nationally available roofing contractor that specializes in slate, clay-tile, and metal roofing, as well as copper gutters and ornamental metal work. Our offices are located throughout Ohio and Maryland. Working together, these local craftsmen service the entire United States and abroad.

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Meet the Team

Established in Columbus, Ohio, over thirty years ago, we started as a small slate roofing company. Through quality service, sound methods, and professional integrity, we quickly grew and now offer our roofing services nationwide. We follow The Durable Way: Incredible craft, service, transparency, and professional integrity.

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Reviews & Letters

The Durable Slate Company is committed to excellence in all things, with special focus on customer satisfaction and exemplary craftsmanship. Over the years, we've had the privilege of working with some amazing people and have gotten positive feedback for our business practices, quality of work, and for routinely going above and beyond for our customers (and their roofs).

Proud members of:

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The Durable Way

Learn more about our unique approach to historic roofing. We combine proper assessment, appropriate historic materials, skilled artisans, and rigorous quality control with transparent, straight forward business practices for a result that is timely, timeless, and as durable as our name.

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If you’re committed to quality craftsmanship, safe working conditions, a commitment to superior service and standards, and are interested in a rewarding career with The Durable Slate company, check out our available employment opportunities. Conveniently review available positions and apply online through our recruitment portal.

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Frequent Questions

We love taking the time to do it right. To this end, it's important that we take the time to educate our customers about traditional roofing methods and natural roofing materials. Take a few minutes to learn about slate and historic roofing, our policies, and other common questions in our convenient FAQ area.

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News & Info

The Durable Slate Company was founded in 1986 on old-fashioned principles: treat your customer right, build a quality product, and stand by it. Learn a bit more about the craft we love and maybe you'll come to love it, too. We share fresh news about the company and its staff, as well as useful information about roofing maintenance and repairs.

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Our Awards

The Durable Slate Company has earned numerous national and international awards and professional distinctions, including multiple NRCA Gold Circle Awards and the North American Copper in Architecture Award. We are also the only American company to receive the coveted International Federation for the Roofing Trade Award.

More than a roof. A legacy.