Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

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Slate Affair, Inc.

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor

Slate Affair, Inc.

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Slate Affair, Inc.                                                                                        Date of Profile: 4/05/07


3. BUSINESS TYPE: Corporation      

4. ADDRESS: P.O. Box 677, Enosburg Falls, VT  05450

5. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED:  Vermont                                                        Year of Incorporation: July 5, 2000


6. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership: 7                                Years in business under present name: 7   


7. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 2


8. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 0


9. WORK RANGE:  Most work is completed in New England and New York, but will travel to all most anywhere.


10.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong:


11. CRIMINAL HISTORY: Has the above named business, including principals, partners, officers, owner, or any employee, been convicted of any business related crimes in the past 15 years?   No

12. LICENSE REVOCATION: Have you ever had a business license revoked?  No


13. LIABILITY INSURANCE Company: Penn-America Insurance, Co.

14.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: The Cincinnati Companies

Experience Level


15. I have been actively involved in the slate roof contracting business for the past five continuous years.  Yes

16. I, or my employees, have worked on, repaired, installed and/or restored slate roofs for at least the past five continuous years:   Yes      

17. At least 75% of the number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are slate roofing contracts:  Yes     

18. If your annual percentage of slate roofing contracts is less than 75% of your total roofing, what percentage of your roofing contracts do you estimate to be slate roofing contracts?  This year -  90%

19. What estimated percentages of contracts in the following roofing categories do you engage in annually?

20. asphalt shingles            %

single ply                         %              

built-up roofing                 %

cedar shakes              %

21. ceramic tile                 %

cement shingles            %

imitation                           %

Metal/copper/SS         10%                                              

22. Other (explain):

23. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? Very little.

24. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Slate Affair, Inc. will do most of the metal work what ever it is, but will also use subs to do the correct trade. We want the client to be happy and we want to complete all the work that needs done.

25. Do you subcontract slate roofing work to other contractors?  No

26. How are your roofing professionals trained? I am the only long time roofer. Most other workers are laborers or they come with hands-on experience. 

27. Do you do FLAT-LOCK (SOLDERED) COPPER roofing?   Yes      

28. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing?  Yes       

29. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs?    Mostly Replace  with standing seam

30. Do you install RAIN SPOUTING on slate roofs?   Yes

31. Do you do MASONRY WORK in association with slate roofs (such as chimney rebuilding)?   Yes

32. Do you do ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL work (such as ornamental copper)?   Yes

33. Do you do STEEPLE WORK?   Yes

34. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs?  I mostly set tube staging around work area. Then brackets + planks to access the roof. Very little use of booms.

35. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? I use mostly slate hooks to do slate repairs but, have used bibs as needed.

36. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates?  Maybe                               If yes, do you ship them?  

37. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates? Yes                                If yes, approx. how many squares? 100

38. Do you sell new roofing slate? No

39. Do you do slate roof installations as well as repairs? Yes

40. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? The more the better.

41. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals):

42. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


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43. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 03/30/2007