Slate restorations are a common and beneficial solution when performing historic roof restoration services. Depending on the hardness of the slate shingles used, slate roofs have a lifespan that can reach up to 200 years. This durability comes with a significantly higher upfront cost but is offset by other factors.
Building owners maximize real estate value after a slate restoration. Buyers pay a premium for a building with slate because of the peace of mind knowing they won’t have to worry about a roof replacement. Slate roofing requires very little preventative maintenance. Slate is waterproof, fire-resistant, and adapts to fluctuating temperatures. Storm damage is minimal because slate can stand up to heavy rains, the burden of snow, and strong winds. On the off chance a slate tile is damaged, they are easily repaired or replaced.
People generally love the aesthetic of a slate roof. Each slate tile ages differently, giving your roof a unique look. Your building stands out among others that may have a cookie-cutter look.
Rainville-Carlson proudly collaborates with historical societies in the Twin Cities to keep your building looking beautiful and historically accurate. Get a free consultation today to breathe new life into your building.