Slate quarried for roofing is extremely tough and durable. Slate roofing systems may last up to 100 years, and they come in numerous colors, sizes and textures. This allows for a variety of different architectural effects. We typically recommend installing copper metal and flashings when installing a slate roof.
The cost of slate roofs is relatively expensive. Some manufacturers offer a simulated slate roof to offset the expense of real slate.
I was very happy with Midwest Roofing's work. We had scheduled a different company, but when the season got busy they stopped returning our calls. This never happened with Midwest. They maintain good communication, and all of our calls were returned promptly. They were extremely competitive on the pricing. Mark was the supervisor, and he handled everything perfectly . . .