Dorset Blend Roofing Slate is a popular Vermont roofing material. Because of its performance qualities, unique blend of colors and rich texture, architects repeatedly specify this natural Vermont slate for institutional and residential roofing projects. This roofing slate can “weather”, meaning it will take on brownish tones over time. Dorset Blend Roofing Slate is available in many sizes and thicknesses.
A blend of semi-weathering colors including greens, grays, and purples.
“Semi-weathering”, meaning that some pieces change color when used outside and others do not. Those that do take on brownish tones. (Dorset Blend Roofing Slate’s weathering characteristic is an aesthetic consideration and does not adversely affect its performance or durability).
ASTM Grade A, rough textured, exceptionally strong and hard, durable, dense, low absorption rate, resistant to freeze-thaw cycles. No detrimental effects on the environment.
Minimal. Broken shingles can be easily replaced with the use of a slate ripper.