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Slate roofing tools, materials and supplies at the Slate Roof Warehouse Soldering bars, wire, irons, flux and supplies at the Solder Warehouse. Snow guards for all types of roofs at the Snow Guard Warehouse. All types of finials and spires at the Finial Warehouse, a division of Joseph Jenkins, Inc.

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A1 Roofing Slate Specialists: Australia - Slate Roof Repair in Sydney

American Slate ("The Source for Contractors and Small Businesses"): The warmth of natural slate creates a permanent image of unrivaled quality and style. Today's leading architects, designers and building professionals prefer the rugged beauty of slate for a wide array of applications. Email

Apple Non Pressure Slate Roof Cleaning Of Tampa, Serving Florida, Chris Tucker, Owner - Apple Roof Cleaning; 813-655-8777

Asbestos Health Issues - Mesothelioma Center: With more than 3,000 pages of content, this site features information on asbestos, mesothelioma, and other cancers that are caused by asbestos exposure (lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, etc.). Unlike other sites, has achieved HON code approval. The site has employed a full staff of writers dedicated to research and writing about asbestos exposure and the diseases that result from exposure to the toxic mineral. In addition, its medical adviser and editor, Dr. Mauricio Salazar,M.D  (who has worked in the field of cancer treatment for years) has personally reviewed, edited, and approved all medical information on this site.

Asbestos Roof Repair in Australia: Asbestos, Roof Repair and Asbestos Removal Company - Sydney Roof Restorations. Servicing Sydney, Wollongong, Newcastle and NSW.  Providing industrial and commercial roofing restoration work specializing in Asbestos removal, cleaning, encapsulation and disposal.

Asbestos Roof Tile Sources

Atlantic Training - Construction Safety Videos, DVDs, Posters, Booklets and more!

Australian Slaters: With decades of experience in the roofing industry both in Australia and abroad, owner Heath and the Westwood team specialise in the supply and installation of the highest quality Canadian Glendyne and Welsh Penryhn slate tiles and offer slate roofing, shingle roofing and roof repair services.

Black Diamond Slate LLC., PO Box 30957, Savannah, GA 31410 (also an office in Vermont); Toll Free: 877-229-9277; Office: 912-964-9601; Fax: 912-964-9603; Email;

Buckingham Virginia Slate Corporation: We've been looking good for more than a century! Across America, Buckingham Slate is instantly recognized, adding classic distinction to any design. As we approach the twenty-first century, the quality of our slate remains unrivaled... and we can get it to you in record time. Buckingham Slate -- a Choice for the Ages.

Cancer in the Slate Roof Workplace

Carter Roofing and Slating Pty Ltd; 12 Claybush Court, Woodvale WA 6026, Australia; Tel: int + 61 8 9408 1984; Mobile: int + 61 415 148 844: Fax: int + 61 8 9408 1967; Email:;  

Caulk and Sealants: Professional Grade Roof Caulks and Sealants

Professional Grade Roof Caulks and Sealants

Ceramic V-Tiles for Hips and Ridges on Slate Roofs

Cleaning Roofs

K.J. Pressure Washing & Roof Cleaning, serving Tampa Florida - Owner Ken J. Schwarz; Ph: 727-688-0687;!

Peerless Pressure Washing - Safe Non Pressure Slate Roof Chemical Cleaning and Mildew Prevention using our exclusive Peerless Punch treatment solution. Serving Tampa and surrounding counties. Email us for pictures of slate roof cleaning before and after our Peerless Punch treatment;; 4023 Moreland Drive; Valrico Fl 33594; 813 230 5915; Thomas Peerless (President)

Roof Cleaning Institute Of America: Roof cleaning forum

Henry's Housework Inc., 13433 Tilford Court Germantown, Maryland 20874. Professional slate roof cleaning and restorations - Let us restore your slate roof to it's natural beauty. Sign up for our newsletter and save money!! Online at; Email; Office 301 353-9287; Fax 301 353-1677

Read a Traditional Roofing Article about cleaning slate roofs.

Commercial Roofing & Asbestos Removal - Experts in industrial and commercial roof construction, Lidoran Roofing manage projects from initial concept to involving engineers and supplying Development Application (DA) requirements to complete projects successfully.

Copper Ridge - How to Install on Slate Roofs

Directory of Slate Roofing Contractors Nationwide

Docu-Damage - Docu-Damage is an information resource designed to help educate those who have sustained damage from natural disasters and are now negotiating their way through the insurance claims process.  Much of the information contained herein is also applicable for claims resulting from sources other than natural disasters.

Echeguren Slate: Welcome to our website where you can view pictures and see technical information on the beautiful stones we import and distribute.

Estimate Roofing Costs

Evergreen Slate: High Quality Vermont Roofing Slate

Fall Protection Equipment


Fasteners for Slate Roofing: Rivets, Nails, Screws, and Slate Hooks

Fasteners for Slate Roofing: Rivets, Nails, Screws, and Slate Hooks

Finials: Copper roof finials fo any type of roof

Finials: Copper roof finials fo any type of roof

Flashing on Slate Roofs


Flexim on slate roofs

Forum - Slate Roof Central Message Board - A Community Forum about Slate Roofing and other traditional roofing trades.

Georgetown Slate - The leading distributor in the United States of Natural Roofing Slate based in Dallas, Texas. Competitive Prices, Reliable Product, Direct Distribution. 214-572-2000,

Guild of Fine Craftsmen and Artisans Bridging the gap between theory and practical application to keep alive and enliven the best traditions of workmanship while introducing and incorporating the latest methodologies and technologies.

Gutter Guard - Gutter Protection by Rhino Gutter Guard is a unique patent pending gutter protection system designed to prevent and eliminate gutter clog problems.

Hail Damage to a slate roof.

Heat Cable for roofs

Home Construction Resource (Contact - Richard Milender)

Home Inspection in Connecticut

How to Repair a Slate Roof (see slater's tool sets shown below)


How to Repair a Tile Roof

Installing Slate Roofs (Roof Brackets shown below):


The Infography about Slate Roofing - Sources recommended by an expert whose research specialty is slate roofs.

International Preservation Trades Workshops

Kroeck and Son's Roofing: Hello and welcome to the Kroeck and Son's roofing website. This website is a new addition to the Kroeck's Roofing legacy and will provide some basic information about who we are and what we do, as well as provide some pictures of our work and how to contact us for a friendly, informed and free quote.

New England Metal Roof - Roofing installers in MA offer aluminum roofs and IB flat roofing installations. Features free roofing estimates.

Lightning Protection on Roofs

Lightning Protection on Roofs

Lung Cancer Websites: Part of our mission at is to provide current, reliable data on all topics relating to pleural mesothelioma cancer. Mesothlelioma Symptoms: An excellent resource designed to inform the public about one of the most dangerous lung cancers in the world, mesothelioma.

Message Board - Slate Roof Central Message Board - A Community Forum about Slate Roofing and other traditional roofing trades.

National Roofing Contractors Association

National Slate Association

New England Slate The Slate Valley which straddles the Vermont New York border, produces the most concentrated and diverse selection of colored roofing slate presently known. These quarries yield rich shades of green, grey, purple, black, red as well as countless variations.

Old World Distributors "Creating Distinctive Roofing Details With Old World Flavor"

Precision Slate and Tile Roofing Co. Ltd., 400 Rays Run, New Richmond, OH 45157 (513) 553-0257

Preservation Trades Network: "Work together to gather here the Preservation Trades in the knowledge of process. Reach out, speak out, tell stories, listen, laugh and be heard. Encourage excellence and give credit. Teach together, share knowledge and provide assistance in service to each other in trust."

Repairing Slate Roofs


Installing Ridge Copper on slate roofs


Roof Consultants Institute: The Roof Consultants Institute (RCI) is a international non-profit association of architects, engineers, and former contractors who specialize in the specification and design of roof systems. From sprayed polyurethane foam to cedar shake, RCI has a member-expert for every type of roof system used in the world today.

Roofers - Find Roofers specializing in roofing, weatherproofing, skylights, gutters, fire resistance, roof replacement, commercial roofing, shingles, roof maintenance, snow removal, roof cleaning, and other common roof problems. - is a community of Roofers, Roofing contractors, and people seeking information about their roof.

Roofing 101 - Roof 101 specializes in all kinds of slate and roof shingles installation, repair and replacement. Phone:1-888-232-9788.

Roofing Calculator - Roofing calculator tool estimates residential roof prices.

Roof Shingles Help - Roofing, Installation and Repair

Roofing Slate Sources

Roof Tile Management Inc. Roof Tile Management Inc. is a Canadian roofing and masonry contractor that sources roof tiles, slates and wood shingles from around the world, custom fabricates all kinds of sheet metalwork, and performs masonry restoration to stone, brick and terra cotta.

Slate Industry of North and Mid Wales This site is an introduction to the slate industry of North and Mid Wales. I have tried to give an overall impression of the industry and the changes it brought about. It is not intended to cover each and every quarry, of which there were several hundred. Neither does it attempt to go into great detail about extraction methods, labour, geology, railways etc.....

Slate of China Ltd, the leading Chinese Slate Manufacturer and Supplier: roofing slate, paving slate, flooring slate, billiard slate, culture slate, walling slate, slate planter, slate tables.

Slate Roof Experts

Joseph Jenkins Inc., the Slate Roof Experts

Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America, Inc. - The SRCA formed in March of 2005 to fill a void in the United States roofing trades.

Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America, Inc.

Slate Valley Museum: Visit the Slate Valley Museum in Granville, NY

Slate Roof Cleaning: see "Cleaning Roofs" above

Slatespacer: Learn how roofing slate is setting a new sustainability standard. Learn why hidden surfaces remain wet far longer than visible surfaces -- and what this does to the slate. Learn how to make every slate a vent, how to reduce condensation, how to improve wind resistance and how to reduce breakage. Email

Snow Aprons - How to Install Them: Standing Seam Copper | Soldered Copper

Snow Guards: For all types of roofs

Snow Guards: For all types of roofs

Soldering: Everything you need for soldering flashing or metal roofing.

Soldering: Everything you need for soldering flashing or metal roofing.

Source LIsts: New Roofing Slate; Salvaged Roofing Slate; Ceramic Roofing Tile, Contractors, Consultants, Asbestos Tiles, Architectural Sheet Metal

Stone Roofing Association: WELCOME to the stone slate and tilestone roof site. "If any regard is to be had to the general beauty of the landscape, the natural material of the special countryside should be used instead of imported material." (William Morris, 1890). This web site is an introduction to sandstone and limestone roofs. The following pages provide information on the history, geology and use of stone slates or tilestones. It will help you to identify the type of stone you are interested in and how to find a supply if it is still available. If what you want isn't here there is bibliography of sources of more detailed information.

Tile Roofs:

Tools and Equipment for Slate and Traditional Roofs

Tools and Equipment for Slate and Traditional Roofs

Trade Estimating Software - Trade Estimating is the online software solution that allows trade contractors and subcontractors to do all their construction cost estimating.

Universal Slate International Inc.; Stephen Brazil; 1(888)67SLATE; 1(888)677-5283 (marketing and sales U.S.A.) We have distributors throughout the United States and Canada and have become one of the number one importers of natural stones. Also at

V-Tiles for Hips and Ridges on slate roofs

Vermont Slate Art, 1277 Jelly Mill Road , Guilford, Vermont 05301 ; Ph: 802-254-7491;; Email

Vermont Specialty Slate: Vermont Specialty Slate provides quality slate for flooring, roofing, landscaping and crafts. In addition, we make our own handcrafted slate picture frames. Landscape and\ veneer stone is also available. Vermont Specialty Slate has the machinery and work force to meet any custom cut slate order. See our company history. Vermont Specialty Slate, Inc. - P.O. Box 4 Brandon VT 05733 Phone: 1-866-US-SLATE - Fax: (802) 247 4209

Video Clips - Slate Roof Installation, Repair, Tools, Mistakes

Video Clips - Slate Roof Installation, Repair, Tools, Mistakes

Virginia Slate Company: Virginia Slate Company, producer of Deep Black roofing slate, flagging, and crushed stone from the famous vein located in Buckingham County, Virginia.

Weathervanes for all types of roofs

Weathervanes for all types of roofs

Weichang Natural Stone (Slate) Co., Ltd.: China quarry owner and exporter of Chinese slate in a variety of colors for use in roofing, flooring, paving, wall clading, and billiard tables.

Westwood Roofing (Australia): With decades of experience in the roofing industry both in Australia and abroad, owner Heath and the Westwood team specialise in the supply and installation of the highest quality Canadian Glendyne and Welsh Penryhn slate tiles and offer slate roofing, shingle roofing and roof repair services.

Yankee Gutters on Slate Roofs

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