The Pros and Cons of a Slate Roof

If you are looking for a high end look for your roof that is also environmentally friendly check out slate roofs! Slate roofs definitely have more pros than cons, and just may be worth the money.


  • Slate roofs can last well past 100 years
  • Come in a multitude of color options
  • Don’t have to worry about mold or fungus,and very durable…practically maintenance free!
  • Non combustible material
  • Increases resale value to your home


  • Very expensive and if a tile breaks very hard to replace due to not all tiles are the same
  • Slate is very heavy so you have to make sure your home has the structural support, and if it doesn’t that is an added cost to having this roof