Patios. Walkways. Stairs. Flooring. To us, this sounds like a good use for real slate. But for roofs? No way.
As you might guess, real slate is very, very heavy. Plus, it has a tendency to be brittle and crack or break — especially if hail pounds down on it or a tree limb crashes onto it.
So, before you ask a roofing contractor to bid on the back-breaking (and rafter-bending) project of installing real slate roof tiles on your home, think about a slate alternative.
DaVinci Roofscapes offers three different imitation slate shingles. Each one is Class A Fire Rated, resists impact and damage from hail and severe weather, and is backed by a lifetime limited materials warranty. Our simulated slate roofing also comes in a multitude of colors and color blends to complement the style of your house. Whether you prefer basic black or a blend of several colors, we have the polymer slate for your home! (See Which DaVinci Slate is Right for My Home)
Now available with even more realistic slate profiles, here are the slate lightweight roofing solutions offered by DaVinci:
DaVinci Multi-Width Slate: Our multi-width profile comes in 12", 10", 9", 7" and 6" widths. Bundles of the fake slate tiles arrive at the job site pre-sorted by color and size, eliminating on-site sorting and guesswork.
DaVinci Single-Width Slate: Single-width synthetic slate roofing tiles come in a consistent 12" tile width that provides the beauty of a clean, simple design.
Bellaforté Slate: Our 12" wide Bellaforté Slate tiles include a leading edge tab that helps secure every slate shingle to the next to improve wind performance. The snap-fit tiles also create a built-in rain gutter.