GAF Tru Slate Roofing
Unlike most affordable “slate” roofing, GAF actually uses real quarried slate in their roofs, unlike synthetic imitators, which are common and usually don’t look genuine. With real slate being used, many people are inclined to wonder how their homes will hold up under the increased weight and how GAF could possibly afford slate at a reasonable price.
GAF TruSlate Roofing
GAF TruSlate roofing is unlike anything else on the market. Unlike traditional slate roofs that can be heavy and expensive, TruSlate features advanced technology that reduces weight and cost. Instead of making the roof exclusively out of slate, GAF has taken advantage of the fact that only a small portion of the slate is actually seen on a traditional slate roof. Instead of wasting unseen slate, TruSlate Roofing features a high-tech waterproofing material in place of the “wasted slate.”
This innovation makes a TruSlate Roof far less expensive and more efficient. Even better, the high-tech material hidden underneath the real quarried slate is lightweight, allowing TruSlate to be installed on almost any home.
The answer is that GAF has created a method for building a real slate roof that only uses a fraction of the slate material that is needed in traditional slate roofs. Because only a small portion of the slate in a traditional slate roof is actually visible, GAF uses only half of the amount of slate that would have been needed in the past. The unseen slate has been replaced with a new lightweight material that enables GAF to install slate roofing on almost any existing structure.
GAF slate roofs are available in a variety of colors that can be used to create the perfect look for any home.