This gorgeous material has been around since the mid-1800s as a reliable, durable solid roofing choice. In the El Paso area, the cost for synthetic slate roofing is between $400 and $1000 per square. Of course, the size of your home, the slope and pitch, the additional roofing materials needed, and the labor of the roofing company are all factors to consider. It is best to contact Roof Solutions and obtain an accurate estimate for your particular home.
Here is a quick breakdown of what the beginning cost could be for your sized home.
- 15 square roof – $6,000 to $15,000
- 20 square roof – $8,000 to $20,000
- 25 square roof – $10,000 to $25,000
- 30 square roof – $12,000 to $30,000
We, at Roof Solutions, have seen it all when it comes to roofing! And we know what works and what doesn’t. We can help narrow down the decision-making process during an easy, no-obligation inspection of your home. The safety of your home and family, and your complete satisfaction are key priorities we hold dear.
Synthetic slate is a roofing material that many don’t consider, but should! Here are some amazing benefits to this often-overlooked material,
This material is designed to replicate real slate, however, it is made of a combination of rubber, plastic, asphalt, cement, and steel. Real slate is not recyclable or reusable at the end of its life and can end up in our landfills. Synthetic slate can be reused for a variety of uses. Here are a few:
- Edging around a garden
- Pond lining
- Outdoor mural
- Plant markers
Natural slate is quite heavy and when placed on a roof, may need extra support built into the frame of the home. It can cost nearly 300 pounds per square, which is a 10ft x 10ft area. Synthetic slate is approximately half that weight which will be much easier on the frame of your home, but offer the gorgeous look of real slate.
Synthetic slate tiles are fire resistant, impact resistant, and can withstand extreme weather conditions such as severe winds, strong storms, and beating hail. Natural slate tiles may have a difficult time keeping up with the durability that their counterpart can withstand. ‘Due to the strength offered by synthetic, the life span is nearly 100 years. This roofing material will most likely outlive the home itself!
Are you desiring for your home to “pop” and stand out from the other homes on the block? Is your home an architectural design that would excel in appearance with synthetic slate? This material is for you! This beautiful material looks so much like real slate, it even has chisel marks on it. Just keep that a secret from your neighbors and they will think you spent a fortune!
Roof Solutions in El Paso are available to answer any questions you may have about slate roofing. The benefits are many and must be installed with care and precision. This roofing material is a step above all of the other roofing materials and your home will stand out on the block!
Trust us to provide you with a fantastic roof. Call today to discuss slate roofing!