Slated Roofs

Slated Roofs

Slated roofs a quite popular around Ireland and some slated roofs stretch back as far as 80+years. There a many different types of slates with the premium being Blue Bangor welsh slates, there are also some good Spanish and Brazilian slates ranging in size and colour. There are now some really good fibre cement slates and even some that replicate the appearance of a natural slate.

There is a minimum degree required in the pitch of the roof in order for slates to perform as they should is around 25 degrees. There are however some new low pitch solutions to help with lower pitch roofs. Here at O’Brien roofing we have a wealth of experience in fitting slates and have been installing in for 30+years.

Various sediments like shale and clay are the main components of a natural slate roof which is manufactured through compression of the aforementioned elements. They could be divided into thin pieces without putting much effort.

Different types of slate roofing options are available in the market, like: natural slates and fibre-cement slates which happen to be man-made. Each of them has its own benefits. Rest assured that our roofing experts at O’Brien roofing will walk you through the ins and outs of each, to enable you to pick the most suitable product for you.
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