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August 12, 2019

Natural Vermont slate has a long and storied history in the roofing industry. The longevity, durability and ease of repair of slate roofs is well known and evidenced by the number of homes still sporting 100+ year old stone. While more expensive initially, slate roofin...

February 15, 2018

Last week marked the annual International Roofing Expo (IRE) in New Orleans, LA – and as per usual, it was a fun, invigorating and hectic three days! As a part of the Vermont Slate Association, I had a booth located on the trade show floor where Bob Williams of Newmont...

January 31, 2018

When it comes to natural slate roofing, there are no substitutes. While there are varying degrees of slate quality, there has yet to be a synthetic product that can duplicate the look, longevity and quality of quarried slate. Having said that, there has been a surge of...

May 28, 2017

We love a project with Red Slate! Vermont Slate Source worked with Newmont Slate Company on this historic building reroof in South Orange, NJ. The unique slate for this project actually comes from a quarry on the New York side of the slate valley and is entirely exclus...

May 26, 2017

Vermont Slate source is proud to have provided the beautiful 18" random Vermont Black slate for this amazing new home in Saddle River, NJ. Russel Evans and the amazing craftsmen at Pfister Roofing provided the installation expertise - you can see professionalism just d...

March 30, 2017

Vermont Slate Source President, Bryan Stokes travelled to Las Vegas earlier this month for the International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas, NV. This particular event was the largest in the 62-year Expo history with over 11,000 attendees and almost 1,800 companies and exhib...

March 14, 2017

Here are some very unique installations of Spanish slates in the form of cladding. 

March 14, 2017

Vermont Slate Source was proud to supply the slate for this beautiful project installed by the experts at Pfister Roofing. This property is topped with 40 square of classically beautiful Vermont Black shingles.

January 16, 2017

ASTM C 217 -09- Weather Resistance

This test method is useful in indicating the differences in weather resistance between various slates. This test method also provides one element in the comparison of slates. The difference between the longevity of S-1, S-2 & S-3 slate...

December 11, 2016

RECLAIMED SLATE 

The Material

Reclaim slate is the name given to slate taken from