A real slate roof will fade, and like wood, it will change color with exposure. But JHL burnished slate metal roof does not fade, they maintain the color the homeowner chose in the first place.
In the same area, the weight of the slate is more than ten times that of JHL slate metal panels. This is very unfriendly to modern wooden houses, causing problems such as structural deformation of the house.
Metal slate roof
- Tile Size: 1340mm*420mm
- Stalled Exposure: 1290mm*420mm
- Tiles Per Sqm: 2.08Sheets
- Installed Weight: 2.5-3.2kg/sheet
- Minimum order quantity: 500Sheets
Stone coating burnished slate VS standing seam
Some homeowners have a soft spot for slate roofs, but slate roofs are heavy, fragile, and difficult to install, forcing homeowners to look for alternatives to slate roofs. Slate-colored standing seam metal roofs have been the only alternatives that approximate the look of a slate roof by using slate-colored paint. Until the appearance of Stone coating burnished slate, not only the color of slate but also the texture and touch are infinitely close to slate.
Standing seam burnished slate
Most of the standing seam burnished slate metal roofs on the market use slate-colored paint to simulate the appearance. This paint requires frequent maintenance to prevent erosion from the outside environment. Even the tiniest of bumps can scratch, exposing the metal to the air. And it can’t simulate the look of slate, just the color is close.
Stone coating burnished slate
The JHL Burnished slate metal roof is stamped with a slate texture from high-strength steel. The stone-grained soil layer on the surface has the color and feel of slate. Even standing on the roof, you can’t tell it’s a metal roof.
JHL Burnished slate pros and cons
JHL metal slate can withstand the erosion of all harsh environments such as wind, rain and snow, hail, and lightning.
When properly installed, the JHL metal slate has a lifespan of around 50 years. In contrast, asphalt roofing needs to be replaced every 15-20 years.
The stone coating on the surface of JHL metal roofing products reflects UV light instead of absorbing it. So, your house can maintain the right temperature all year round.
Lightweight and easy to install
Most people think JHL Stone Coated Steel Roofing is from the appearance of the product, but it is not. Lightweight means easier installation without stressing the structure of the house.
The higher initial cost is the disadvantage of all metal roofs. But as usage has grown, homeowners have found the long-term cost to be a good deal.
Burnished slate metal roof details:
With the development of metal roofs, asphalt shingles and shingles are gradually being replaced. Some metal roof manufacturers began to imitate the appearance of slate to prevent the beauty of slate from dying over time.
The common burnished slate metal roof on the market only provides a similar color finish, and the touch and shape are not improved. JHL slate gray or blue metal roof provides a full range of perfect reproduction, from appearance, shape to touch. A metal roof that looks like slate.
The history of slate roof
The slate roof has been in existence for centuries, thanks to the fact that it can be used for 60-200 years with very little maintenance. It is not only long-lasting but also strong and beautiful. It is a natural roofing material given to man by nature.
The most common colors of slate are gray, green, blue-gray, dark purple, and black. The slates of different colors are used to match and install, showing a distinctive roof pattern.
The first slate appeared and was used in North Wales, England. Until the popularization of railways, slate veins were discovered in various parts of the world, and slate roofs spread to the world.
Between 1897 and 1914, the slate roof industry reached its peak worldwide and was gradually replaced by lower-cost shingles and asphalt shingles. Compared with other roofing materials, the slate roof is only used for some specific projects due to the lack of technology and labor for installing a slate roof.
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