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    • Overcoming barriers: A Vermont slate roof in Peru

      February 28, 2017

      The Search Begins When RAMSA, the world-renowned architectural firm in Midtown Manhattan, specified a new Vermont slate roof and custom-fabricated, […]

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    • Durable Restores Historic Town Clock

      December 28, 2016

      The preservation of history has always been an important aspect of The Durable Slate Company, and a recent project reflects […]

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    • Is Your Roof Ready for Winter? Ice Damming

      October 25, 2016

      When there is heavy snow accumulation on the roof, the warm temperatures from inside the house can melt the snow […]

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    • The Newest Durable Slate Member!

      August 29, 2016

      Join us in welcoming Travis and Danielle Canoles’ newest 4 lb. 8 oz. family member, Jade Canoles! From this Durable family […]

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    • Polish Roofing and Carpentry Festival

      May 22, 2014

      Our own Gary Howes, Chairman of the Board for the Slate Roofing Contractors Association, was invited to Poland to meet […]

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    • National Slate Association’s Board and Membership Meeting

      May 19, 2014

      Durable Slate’s John Chan, President of the National Slate Association, was one of the many members who attended the board […]

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    • Press Release

      April 15, 2014

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charleston, South Carolina April 15, 2014 Common Goal of Education brings Preservation to the Forefront The Durable […]

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    • John Chan Interview

      February 26, 2014

      Owner of The Durable Slate Company, John Chan, had the privilege of writing a very informative article on the differences […]

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    • When are you really paying more?

      December 31, 2013

      “If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.”                       […]

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    • Why is slate able to be recycled?

      December 10, 2013

      Take a look at this excerpt from Gordon Bock’s article, “From Prosaic to Precious” in Period Homes magazine. Slate Roofing […]

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    • Knowledge is Power!

      December 6, 2013

      Many slate roof owners have a lot of questions and concerns regarding their roofs. With this comes many misconceptions, but it’s […]

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    • What makes a business successful?

      October 22, 2013

      There are many ways this question could be answered; hard work, a great vision, experience. The list could go on […]

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    • New Website

      October 15, 2013

      Trinity UMC in Upper Arlington, OH is seen on our homepage in “Featured Projects”. Today marks the first official day […]

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    • Get in line for the roofers, electricians and gutter-hangers

      August 28, 2013

      Get in line for the roofers, electricians and gutter-hangers by Alan Miller A story in today’s Dispatch Business section advises […]

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    • Slate Repair

      June 6, 2013

      We specialize in repairs on slate and tile roofs. We have done many big jobs that involve repair, along with smaller […]

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    • Roofing for Historic Buildings

      August 3, 2009

      We try to provide useful and timely information here on The Durable Slate Company blog. However, there are times when […]

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    • Hauck Mansion gets another chance

      July 13, 2009

      The Hauck Mansion has lived many different lives since its construction in 1904. At first it was used as a […]

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    • Slate Roofing Contractors Assocation 2009 Conference

      July 9, 2009

      Last week we attended the 2009 Slate Roofing Contractors Assocation Conference in Frankfort, Kentucky. This year it was held in […]

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