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INSTALLATION:

Curved Double-Lock Copper Standing Seam Roof

Flat-Lock Soldered Copper Roof Installation

Chimney Flashing: Folding the Corners

Soldered Chimney Apron Flashing

Copper Ridge on a Slate Roof

How We Make Our Copper Ridge

Ceramic Hip and Ridge Tiles on a Slate Roof Using Flexim

Ice Dam Resistant Eaves on a Slate Roof

Soldered Copper Snow Apron (For the full 25 minute video click here.)

New Slate Roof at the Natural Building Colloquium, 2008, in Bath, NY

Pipe Flashing Installation

Soldering Flat Lock and Vertical Joints

Using Roof Brackets When Installing a Slate Roof

Using Jenkins Copper Drip Edge with Cant on a Slate Roof


REPAIR:

Basic Slate Roof Repair

Bad Strap Repairs (1 min. 37 sec. video)

Using Roof Brackets to Access an Existing Slate Roof


INSTALLATION MISTAKES:

Slate Starter Course Insufficient Headlap (1 min. 17 sec. video)

Bad Headlap (1 minute video)

Cutting on Wrong Side of Slate (1 minute video)

Nails Too Long (1 minute video)

Inadequate Plywood Roof Deck (46 second video)

Bad Saddle Ridge Installation (1 min. 23 sec. video)

Electrogalvanized Nails (29 second video)

Copper Rivets with Steel Mandrels Should Not Be Used (2 minute video)

Wrong Nailing Technique (1 min. 30 sec. video)

Avoid These 21 Contractor Errors (Traditional Roofing Magazine Article)

Top 10 Mistakes Made When Installing Slate Roofs (Traditional Roofing Magazine Article)


QUARRIES:

Camara Slate Quarry Tour - Slate Roofing Contractors Association 2010 Conference

Greenstone Slate Quarry Tour - Slate Roofing Contractors Association 2010 Conference


INSTALLATION:

Making a Curved Double Lock Standing Seam Copper Roof, demonstrated by Chris Paulin, Paulin Slate and Copper, Akron, Ohio, at the 2012 Slate Roofing Contractors Association Conference:

 

Installing Flat-lock Soldered Copper Roofing:

See also Wenesco Soldering Trough


Copper Chimney Flashing: Folding the Corners


Installing a soldered chimney apron flashing:


How to Install Copper Ridge on a Slate Roof:

How We Make Our 20 Ounce Copper Ridge:


Installing a new slate roof at the Natural Building Colloquium, 2008, in Bath, NY:


Installing Ceramic Hip and Ridge Tiles on a Slate Roof Using Flexim:


How to Install a Soldered Copper Snow Apron on a Slate Roof:

Click Here for the Full 25 MInute Snow Apron Video

See also Wenesco Soldering Trough


Using Roof Brackets on a Slate Roof:


Using Jenkins Copper Drip Edge with Cant on Slate Roofs:


How to Install Ice Dam Resistant Eaves on a Slate Roof:


How to Install a German-Made Pipe Flashing on a Slate Roof


Soldering flat-lock and vertical joints:

See also Flat-Lock Copper Roofing:

See also Wenesco Soldering Trough


General Slate Roof Installation Specifications

Installation | Repair | Mistakes | Quarries | Tools & Materials


REPAIR:

Basic Slate Roof Repair:

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Bad Strap Replacement - Slate Roof Repairs:


Installation | Repair | Mistakes | Quarries | Tools & Materials


COMMON MISTAKES:

Slate Starter Course - Insufficient Headlap:


Bad Headlap on a Slate Roof:


Cutting on Wrong Side of Roofing Slate:


Slate Roofing Nails Too Long:


Inadequate Plywood Deck on a Slate Roof:


Bad Saddle Ridge Installation on a Slate Roof:


Electrogalvanized Nails Should Not be Used on a Slate Roof:

 


Copper Rivets with Steel Mandrels Should Not Be Used on a Slate Roof:


Wrong Nailing Technique on a Slate Roof:


Installation | Repair | Mistakes | Quarries | Tools & Materials


Quarries:

Camara Slate Quarry Tour:


Greenstone Slate Company Quarry Tour:


Installation | Repair | Mistakes | Quarries | Tools & Materials


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