Slate roofing materials have some of the longest warranties in the industry. Traditional slate roofing is not a very porous material, which makes slate less vulnerable to the effects of frost and freezing weather.

While slate roofing is a more expensive and heavier roof material, it’s extra-long lifespan of 80 to 100 years and ability to withstand the elements makes it a perfect choice for homeowners looking to add value to their home.


  • Extremely durable and water resistant
  • Can have a 100-year lifespan if installed correctly
  • Adds a luxurious appearance that will add value to your home
  • Less vulnerable to the effects of winter

Slate roofing comes in a wide variety of textures and appearances. To learn more about the options available, contact us or set up an at-home estimate. We are certain that we can match you with the roofing material that best suits your needs and budget.

The experts at Walker Company, Inc. have over 25 years of replacing and repairing roofs in Eastern North Carolina. We stand behind all of our installations, and we’ll make sure the job is done right the first time. Remember that while it’s important to choose the right roofing material for your home, you also need to to choose the right people that will make sure that roof is installed correctly.