Conservatory Warm Roofs have chosen to utilize the Tapco Slate  product range through careful evaluation of all leading brands not just in the UK but throughout the Globe when matching a Slate tile house roof in the UK.

 

Choosing a Tapco material to complete the overall look of your new conservatory roof is as important as the quality and technology beneath the surface and we are proud to work with Tapco to provide this to you.

For centuries, slate roofing has been desired for its durability and beauty. With authentic surfaces and edges, Tapco Slate highlights the handsome character of slate, at the same time enhancing roof performance through innovative design.

 

Unlike natural slate, Tapco Slate won’t break or delaminate and comes with a 40-year Warranty.

BBA Certified Tapco Slate gives you the power to evoke both historical elegance and outstanding modern-day style.

Tapco Pewter Grey
Pewter Grey
Tapco Stone Black
Stone Black

Tapco Slate Features

Tapco Plum
Plum
Tapco Brick Red
Brick Red
Tapco Chestnut Brown
Chestnut Brown

Tapco Slate Key Benefits

  • Made from resin bonded, crushed virgin Dolomite limestone, Tapco Slate has the random texture and edges of natural slate.

  • Tapco Slate is lightweight, (from only 12 kgs/sq. metre).

  • It is easy to handle and can be fixed by either hammer and nail or nail gun.

  • Tapco Slate is strong

  • It's cost effective

  • It's recyclable

  • Tapco has an attractive finish

  • No breakage, wastage, drilling or sorting required.

  • Available in a range of attractive colours and blends.

  • A production-induced camber ensures a tight fit at the tail of the slate when fixed.

  • Tapco Slate have excellent weathering characteristics; they will not curl, lift or delaminate, and are impermeable to water.

  • When tested to BS476 part 3, an AA fire rating is achieved for installation on boarded roofs.

  • BBA Certified.

  • Tapco Slate are backed by a 40-year Warranty.

  • Looks extremely authentic.

  • Choice of colours.

  • Traditional colours (5 in total) are stocked and available within 4-5 days. 

  • Minimal Wastage. Breakage is negligible when handling/cutting/fixing. Natural slate may incur 5-15% breakage/shrinkage factor depending on the quality.

  • Lightweight… from only 12 kgs/sq. metre (half the weight of natural slate). Very useful for re-roofing applications where timbers may be suspect, or when designing the loading specification for a new roof.

  • Slates are marked with nailing and exposure guidelines and horizontal spacers, which helps to maintain integrity when fixing.

  • Dimensionally accurate… no need to sort for thickness before loading the roof. Natural slate can vary in thickness, causing gapping, and subsequent breakage if walked on.

  • Product doesn’t crack or split, particularly when cutting for hips, valleys, etc.

  • Quicker to lay than natural slate. Much loved by roofers, once they have used the product, for many of the above reasons.

Slate… but not as you know it!

 

 

 

 

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