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Our Slate Roofing Publications

The Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition, by Joseph Jenkins

Slate Roof Bible, 3rd edition - $49.00

  • Hardcover: 374 pages
  • Publisher: Joseph Jenkins, Inc.; 3rd edition (June 21, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0964425823
  • ISBN-13: 978-0964425828
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.3 pounds
  • Nearly 800 illustrations

Download an E-book of the Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition

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Listen to a radio interview on Penn State public radio with Joe Jenkins about slate roofs.

Listen to another (WISR Radio, Butler, PA, 2016) radio interview about Joe and how he got into slate roofing.

Traditional Roofing Magazine by Joseph Jenkins, Inc.

Traditional Roofing Magazine - TR is an advertiser supported magazine published on an unscheduled basis by Joseph Jenkins, Inc. Subscriptions are free. Email us if you would like to be added to the mailing list. Here is a list of all of the articles. Any article can be downloaded as a PDF from the website.

-- Understanding Headlap on Slate Roofs
-- 21 Common Contractor Errors on Slate Roofs
-- Top Ten Mistakes Made When Installing Slate Roofs
-- Expansion Joints in Built-in Gutters
-- Hail Damage on Slate Roofs
-- Wind Damage on Slate Roofs

Slate Roofs (1926)

Slate Roofs (1926), This is the classic, historical work, originally published in 1926. 8.5 inches by 11 inches, 84 pages, indexed, softcover. We will be publishing this as an electronic PDF file in the near future.


Slate Roofing: How to Install a Roof That Will Last a Century (or Two)

Fundamentals of Slate Roof Consulting

Natural Stone Roofs - The Ultimate “Green” Roof

Installing Slate Roofs and Avoiding Common Mistakes

Traditional American Slate Roofs: Their Anatomy, Maintenance and Repair

Everything You Wanted to Know About Slate Roofs: Fabrication, Installation, Repair and Restoration

What Professional Roof Consultants Should Know About Slate Roofs

Traditional American Slate Roofs: How to Avoid Common Mistakes During Installation

What Home Inspectors Need to Know About Slate Roofs

American Roofing Slate: 1) History; 2) Types of Slate; 3) Fabrication

How to Survey a Slate Roof

What Home Inspectors Need to Know About Slate Roofs

The Peculiarities of Historic Slate Roofs - With Examples of Wrongful Condemnations

Installing a Slate Roof — The Basics

How to Preserve a Slate Roof

Slate Roofs - Why Learn the Hard Way?

Avalanche! Falling Ice from Steep Roofs is a Preventable Hazard!



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