Roof of any house has three main purposes. Number one being the shelter. It protects individuals from Sunlight, rain, storm and other such natural ailments. Secondly roof is meant for insulation. Roof cuts down the exchange of heat and cold of house with the exterior world. This in turn helps the individuals to live more healthy life as they will not fall sick so often. In modern roofing special techniques of insulation are provided and for this paper, foam, plastic and other such materials are used. Roof also serves the architectural purpose of house or building.
Coming to the material for roofing then slate slab or slate tiles are the remarkable choice as these are very durable and look so elegant. Most of the old buildings like churches and monuments has used the slate stone for roofing and other purposes and till date these are intact without much damage. Some of these are even five and more century old. At the same time slate is an eco friendly option as this is a natural stone and does not cause any harm to the environment.
Advantages of Slate Slabs
It is a very tough stone that is durable than any other available stone. It lasts for centuries and good in every kind of environment.
Slate also has a very distinctive appeal as it has different texture and color. The look for slate slab is different from different angles as the surface reflects Sunlight differently.
There different but very beautiful colors available in slate stone. You can get this from pink, gray, black, red to green, golden and more. So you can give your home a style with the slate slabs.
If the slate stone is installed properly and professionally then the roof is 100% water-resistant and leak free.
Slate is a non-combustible stone that is makes it perfect for roofing. Also the extreme heat does not cause any harm to the slate roof.
This roof does not need any grand scale maintenance.