Slate is a classic building material and has been used for roofing for hundreds of years. In the past you'll have been forced to opt for local slate, as it was easier to transport. But in today's world, transportation is no problem, so you're able to get any kind of slate you want. As with anything, when choice is introduced it can be difficult to pick what's best for you.
When choosing the right slate for your project, whether it be roofing or flooring, you need to make sure you get one that's up to the task. If you make the wrong choice you may end up with a roof that lets water in, or one liable to crack from the slightest impact. Whether you're doing a roof for a customer or yourself, you want to be sure the materials you use are the best available.
But how do you know what's right for your particular job?
There's no need to worry. At Solway Slate & Tile we're experts in slate and other roofing materials. We'll advise you on the best type of slate to use, to make sure you get a truly satisfied customer. All of our slate is compliant with European standards bearing A1, T1 and S1 marks.
We supply the following types of slate and more:
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