The natural mottling of green and purple shades makes each stone unique. Natural veining and markings occur.
“Unfading”, meaning it will hold its basic color even after many years of exterior use.
ASTM Grade A, relatively even cleft, exceptionally strong and hard, durable, dense, low absorption rate, resistant to freeze-thaw cycles. Slip-, stain-, and heat-resistant. No detrimental effects on the environment.
None required. Contact us for information regarding the use of sealers, impregnators, oiling, cleaning, etc.
Natural Cleft - a textured, natural finish, both visually and to the touch. Achieved by splitting the stone along its cleave with a hammer and chisel.
Honed - an extremely smooth, eggshell finish. Achieved with the use of fine diamonds.
Cascade - a uniform finish with subtle ripples and soft texture.
Textured - a relatively flat and uniform cleft finish with more texture than Cascade.
Roofing - generally natural cleft both faces with trimmed edges. slate roofing finish
Vermont Structural Slate Company, Inc.
Box 98 · 3 Prospect Street · Fair Haven, VT 05743 U.S.A.
Tel: 802-265-4933 · 800-343-1900 · Fax: 802-265-3865
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