Synthetic Slate and Shake Roofing from DaVinci Roofscapes
All the issues and concerns common to natural slate and shake materials are a thing of the past with state-of-the-art polymer-composite synthetic slate and shake shingles from DaVinci Roofscapes. These shingles offer all of the natural coloring and texture you’d expect from nature but with none of the characteristics that lead to problems for homeowners.
A natural slate or shake roof is the hallmark of an extraordinary home. A natural slate roof is stone, pulled from the earth and worked down into shingles. It is incredibly durable, waterproof and fireproof. However, natural slate can be brittle and easily damaged by hail, flying debris or even foot traffic. As time passes, some inferior grades of slate shingles may become flaky and crumbly, requiring repair or replacement.
Cedar roofing shingles are a favorite of many homeowners for their natural, rustic appearance. Wood roof shingles are commonly cut from red cedar or frequently hand-split to create a more rustic appearance. Unfortunately, over time, real cedar shake shingles suffer from a variety of weathering, durability, and safety issues common to all natural wood products. Real cedar shake shingles are a common fire hazard and have homeowners and insurance companies apprehensive over their continued use.
Synthetic roofs are engineered to last
DaVinci believes that synthetic slate and shake roofing should enhance the beauty of your property, as well as offer a high-level of protection for your home – without expensive maintenance and repair.
The desire for the distinctive appearance of natural slate and shake and the need to overcome the inherent imperfections of the natural material led DaVinci to develop a line of synthetic roofing materials with all of the beauty of the natural material but with none of the shortcomings.
DaVinci roofing is also economical choice, at approximately one-half the installed cost of natural slate or shake shingles. DaVinci synthetic shingles are also lightweight, freeze/thaw resistant, Class A fire rated (with standard underlayment), UL 2218 Class 4 impact rated and wind resistant to 110 mph. For additional peace-of-mind, DaVinci Slate and Shake products are virtually maintenance free and come with a 50-year limited warranty.
With beautiful varieties to choose from, high durability, easy installation, and low total cost of ownership, DaVinci synthetic slate and shake shingles are the perfect accent to enhance your home’s appearance.
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For a more personalized design, DaVinci can create a blend of shingles based on your customized color selection.
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