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hail damage on a slate roof - photos by Joseph Jenkins

hail damage on a slate roof - photos by Joseph Jenkins

Hail damage is primarily displayed as holes with sharp edges in the slate, although it can include slates with broken corners or edges.

hail damage on a slate roof - photos by Joseph Jenkins

 

hail damage on a slate roof - photos by Joseph Jenkins

Note the aluminum vent (above)- it has been beat to death by the hail, but only a few of the slates have been damaged. The damaged slates should simply be replaced.

hail damage on a slate roof - photos by Joseph Jenkins

 

hail damage on a slate roof - photos by Joseph Jenkins

There are lots of slates damaged by hail in the above photo, which is a softer PA slate roof near the end of its life and more susceptible to damage. Most of the perforated slates are circled below.

hail damage on a slate roof - photos by Joseph Jenkins

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