Benefits of Slate Roofing

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Mario’s Roofing provides homeowners with other roofing options outside of asphalt. From rubber and metal to slate roofing, we suggest that homeowners explore all the ways they can remodel there home. Today, we want to go into detail and educate our customers with some of the benefits of slate roofing. What is it? Why is it special? Read below to learn more!

Main Benefits From Having a Slate Roof

The Unique Appearance: One of the main reasons that so many homeowners are drawn to slate roofs is the beauty. There is no other roofing material on the market that has the ability to class up a house like slate. Explore all the sizes and colors that you can use for your slate roofing installation.

Lifespan: The average asphalt roof needs to be replaced every 20 – 30 years. Slate roofs are built to last a century! In fact, you can reasonably expect for your roof to last up to 150 years.

Eco-Friendly: Roofing waste accounts for nearly 5 percent of all waste that gets put into landfills. With a majority of the waste being thrown into landfills is asphalt, slate is a more eco-friendly choice.

Fire Resistance: While many roofs do a good job against fire, slate is the most fire-resistant option out of all of them. Slate, being a type of rock is actually completely fireproof. There are extra things like this that add another level of protection for your family.

Contact Mario’s Roofing to learn more about how slate roofing can help transform your home. For more information, please feel free to reach out. We can be contacted over the phone at (781) 344-2420 or through our online contact form.