Types of Slate.

Natural slate has been used to roof buildings for a millennia and was brought to the New World by European settlers, expanding its practice considerably. Nothing at the time – and nothing since, engineered or quarried – has been able to match the low-maintenance durability, essential beauty, and fire-proof qualities of natural slate.

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North Country Black

Arguably the most black slate available, this dark slate does not fade or weather, and remains smooth in texture. Used prominently throughout the world, North Country Black is a favorite among architects.

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Buckingham Slate

Welsh settlers in Virginia discovered a vast supply of slate and, realizing its usefulness, roofed their homes with the wonder rock. Unbeknownst to them, their discovery would prove to be one of the strongest and most popular slates in the world, Buckingham Slate.

More than a roof. It's a Legacy.