The Sustainability of Slate

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As far as roofing materials goes there is nothing quite like natural slate. I personally noticed this myself driving through the streets of Mosman the other weekend when I found myself constantly panning left and right to the sight of all these slate roofs that populate the area of Mosman. It’s something about the versatility of slate and how easy …

The History of Slate

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Slate is a homogenous rock that has a fine grain in which is derived from shale sediment composing of clay or volcanic ash. It’s malleable breakability yet tough qualities allow it to be broken into thin but durable sheets. On record the first ever slate roof was believed to be a private home in North Wales, Wales around 1300 A.D. …