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Why Slate Roofing?
Slate roofing tiles are one of the oldest roofing materials in history. This is because slate roofing tiles are a natural material that has an extremely long life. Slate is a gorgeous roof covering that can last literally hundreds of years. Slate comes in many different colors from all around the globe.
How is Slate Roofing Manufactured?
Natural slate tile is not manufactured but mined or quarried. It comes from many different regions. Most of the popular slate productions regions are from Wales, Brazil, Germany, Italy, China, and America.
American slate comes from New York, Vermont, and Virginia. Some of the most beautiful slate colors come from Granville, NY in hues of purple, pink, and red.
What are the Color Options of Slate Tile?
As mentioned above slate roofing tiles can come in a variety of colors and it is all based upon region and its chemical and mineral makeup. The most common slate colors are green, green-gray, and black. However, there there are purple, blue, red, pink and many other colors available. Some slate colors will fade over time and some will be color-fast. A fading slate has no effect on its durability or deterioration.