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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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    • 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, with Raymond Jeffries

      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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    • Incorrectly Installed Slate and Copper Roof Repair, plus John Chan consulting

      April 18, 2013

      Deanna Meske, here with HRC TV coming to you from Houston, Texas. Right now I’m standing outside of a brand […]

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    • How to Repair a Slate Roof

      January 22, 2012

      Hi. I’m Deanna Meske here with HRC TV. HRC provides you with subject specific videos that you can use to […]

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    • How to Install a New Slate Roof


      Today we are taking you to meet one of the top slate installers in the country who is also the […]

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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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