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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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    • The clock is ticking

      July 1, 2009

      Homeowners only have so long to take advantage of the current energy-efficient tax credits. The folks over at Old House […]

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    • Why you should feel good about your roof

      June 15, 2009

      Homeowners with slate and tile roofs are doing something good for the environment, without even knowing it. You don’t think […]

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    • Is your roof leaking around the chimney?

      April 28, 2009

      This guest post comes to you from Mark Sherby, Director of Quality Control at The Durable Slate Company: Chimney leaks […]

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    • Another Opinion on ‘This Old Wasteful House’

      April 8, 2009

      This op-ed piece in Monday’s New York Times has people all over the historic preservation community talking. So, I figured […]

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