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Composite Shakes and Slates: The Great Pretenders

Creating alternatives to traditional roofing materials has proved a steep and slippery slope for a surprising number of manufacturers, but in recent years, several companies have developed composite shingles that successfully mimic the look of real slate and wood shake roofing.

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Composite Shakes and Slates: The Great Pretenders

March 29, 2013

Durable composite roof shingles arguably improve upon the traditional slate and wood shake shingles they are engineered to mimic.