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Compare the TruSlate® System to Your Other Roofing Choices...

 
TruSlate®
Traditionally Installed
Slate
Synthetic (Plastic) Imitation
Slate-Look Asphalt Shingles
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asphalt slate
Made from real hand-split quarried slate
YES
YES
No
No
Easy to install for most roofing contractors
YES
No
YES
YES
Cannot curl or warp
YES
YES
No
No
Easy and economical to repair/replace
YES
No
No
No
Individual slates can be rearranged after installation
YES
No
No
No
Maximum wind warranty up to 130 mph*
YES
No
No
Some
Affordably priced versus traditionally installed slate
YES
No
YES
YES
Realistic slate appearance and coloration
YES
YES
No
Some
Natural color aging adds grace and charm
YES
YES
No
N/A
Lifetime ltd. warranty available on roofing system**
YES
No
No
YES

* This wind speed coverage requires special installation. See the TruSlate® Smart Choice® Ltd. Warranty and TruSlate® Ultimate

Pledge Ltd. Warranty for details

 

** The word "Lifetime" refers to the length of coverage provided by the TruSlate® Smart Choice® Ltd. Warranty and TruSlate® Ultimate

Pledge Ltd. Warranty (refer to the actual warranty for complete coverage and restrictions), and means as long as the original individual owner(s) of a single-family detached residence [or the second owner(s) in certain circumstances] owns the property where the TruSlate® Premium Roofing System is installed. For owners/structures not meeting the above criteria, Lifetime coverage is not applicable.

 

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