Vermont Unfading Gray/Green slate is a more subtle green than the Grassy with small gray markings in the slate. Unfading Mottled Green & Purple As the name implies this slate will not change color, is impervious to acids and virtually impervious to water this color makes for a unique look on the roof.
Royal Purple slates have historically exhibited a minimal amount of weathering.
Unfading green and purple slate roof. A blend of Greenstone Slate colors were used were used for the slate roof on this Tudor-style residence. A smooth and very durable stone, the Penrhyn Purple is a true unfading slate with virtually no green markings. Vermont Natural Roofing Slate in a Myriad of Colors ..
Unfading Mottled Green and Purple Slate Roofing. It first arrived in the U.S. Worried about the weight of a slate roof?
Variegated Purple – A purple slate varying in shade from purple predominating to green predominating. Unfading Mottled Green & Purple A unique shade, ranging from soft tones of purple to green in each tile. Provides a contrasting roof for walls of light shades, or a harmonizing roof for brick walls.
Unfading Slate Varieties Unfading or ‘permanent’ slate varieties, as classified by the National Slate Association, experience only slight color changes with age. Contact office for details 043 668 3740 Inhabitants of Northern Wales are believed to have been the first to take advantage of slate’s natural cleavage for the production of roofing slate around 1300 A.D. This is a Vermont Heather/purple heritage slate.
Some roofing slates are mostly purple, while in others the green predominates. Unfading Mottled Green & Purple Slate, quarried in Vermont from our Vermont slate quarry that has been in operation for over 150 years, is an excellent choice for interior and exterior applications. Slate is often referred to as a “lifetime roofing system” as it requires relatively little maintenance and will last 60 to 125 years, or longer depending on the type of slate employed, roof configuration, and the geographical location of the property.
The slate is VT unfading green and VT unfading purple attached to rough-sawn hemlock roof decking with copper nails. When chlorite is present in sufficiently high concentration, it gives slate a green colour. Some deposits are a very bright green, while others range gray/green.
Aboard sailing ships in the early 1800’s and still graces many historical buildings around the country today. Royal Purple A beautiful, nearly clear, Dark Purple Slate. When it is installed it all blends together making it a showcase for a roof.
This reliable building material, however, is far from uniform. Every piece is different, some can be predominantly purple with some green inclusions while other can be mostly green with some light mottled purple inclusions. No two slates are exactly alike.
Variegated Purple (Semi-weathering) This slate has a predominately purple tone, with some having spots or streaks of green of varying size. Unfading Mottled Green and Purple slate roofing is a classic Vermont roofing slate. New York Red slate is a bright red slate that will not change color.
Being an unfading slate, this durable material will hold its basic color after many years. Unfading Green Shades of green and gray/green that will not change in color. * All natural slate products may change in color.
How To Identify Your Roof Slate.. The ridges are saddle ridges of VT purple slate with 20 ounce copper step flashings. Its excellent performance, unique mottling of green and purple colors, and natural texture make it a popular roofing slate.
2) Purple slate (below), also from Vermont remains dark purple throughout its life. These Vermont roofing slates are a favorite of architects and owners for custom homes where they are blended with other slates to create multicolored roofs. North Country Unfading Purple North Country Unfading Purple is a premium quality roofing slate in tones of burgundy with frequent minor inclusions of green.
– Vermont slate of unusual color, ranging in soft shades of purple and green in each piece, from purple predominating to green predominating. A darker Vermont Sea Green slate roof mixed with Vermont purple slates. Royal Purple – A beautiful, nearly clear, dark purple slate.
This slate weathers very little and is beautiful used alone on the entire roof, or as an accent color in a blend. SlateTec is the answer. Some weathering to buffs can occur.
Slate used is 22″ random width 3/4″ by 1″ Estate Grade. All of our slate is the highest Grade "S1" and tested for harness and durability. Unfading Mottled Green Purple – Vermont slate of unusual color, ranging in soft shades of purple and green in each piece, from purple predominating to green predominating.
Unfading Red This hard-veined red is similar in tone to Spanish mission tile. Vermont Gray/Black, Semi-weathering Gray / Green, Unfading Purple, Vermont Clear Gray. The color will run from 80% purple to 20% green and vice versa.
A semi-weathering type slate where approximately 15% will weather to buffs and tans. Fluid Green & Purple Slate is an unfading or non-weathering slate meaning the roof will hold its beautiful hues of Green and Purple for the lifespan of the slate 75-100+ years. Produced in the Vermont/New York slate belt area, our North Country Unfading Mottled Green and Purple is a unique blend of both colors.
Slate blend colors included: All flashings are 20 ounce copper. This is an S-1 rated slate per ASTM standards.
Some pieces may have small markings of green. All sizes and thickness are available, as well as hard to find colors such a Red and Purple. Because of its superior properties and performance, depth of color and rich texture, architects repeatedly specify this natural Vermont slate for interior slate flooring, exterior paving stone.
Some pieces may have small markings of Green, but are predominantly Purple. Some are variegated or speckled with green.. Those slates in which the color changes but slightly are classed as "Permanent" or "Unfading".
Vermont Structural Unfading Green slate has been used in the UK dating back to the 1890’s where the slate is still on the roof today doing what it was. We use slate picked from only the best quarries in North America and Spain. Unfading green slate (below), from Vermont is an excellent slate, light green, often shows no wear.
Unfading Red is a rare slate considered highly desirable.. Unfading* Mottled Green and Purple – A Vermont slate of unusual color,. Slate is one of the most aesthetically pleasing and durable of all roofing materials.
Vermont Unfading Gray/Green slate is a more subtle green than the Grassy with small gray. This classic Welsh slate, known as ‘heather blue’ in the U.K., has dark plum coloring. At UK Slate, we have a range of beautiful green slate available for a wide range of applications: