While roofing materials knowledge is of utmost importance, selecting the right commercial roofing system is only half of what contributes to the success of a roofing project. The most important part to consider is that each roofing system is only as good as the commercial roofer who installs it. Proper installation is essential to fully maximize the benefits of the roof system and your capital investment. The craftsmanship in the flashing and detail work is critical to the success of your roof. You can have the very best materials utilized on your roof; however, installation by an average commercial roofer will result in average roof system performance.
Because of its longevity, slate is very cost effective over the life of the roof. Not only is the stone naturally highly rugged, it is very resistant to mold, mildew and other sources of contamination. Maintenance costs are therefore minimal.