CUPA Heavy 3 Natural Slate
Not all natural slates are the same. Besides its beautiful appearance, Heavy 3 can last over a hundred years, making it a very cost-effective roofing material!
Heavy 3: A Roof for Life
Its extra thickness of 7-8 mm gives it the perfect strength to withstand any weather conditions while boosting the value of any property.
A poor quality roof needs constant repair and maintenance, but when good quality slate is used, not only the cost of re-roofing can be effectively discounted, but the repair and maintenance expenses during its lifetime are extremely low.
Hence the use of Heavy 3 slate results in very low whole life cost.
Why choose Heavy 3
These reasons will definitely help you choose the perfect roofing slate:
A true Heavy
Produced at an extra thickness suited for inclement weather.
No cases of Heavy 3 roofs being replaced or repaired.
More than 125 years of production.
Peace of mind
100 years warranty on Heavy 3 slates.
The value of Heavy 3 lies in its properties
Heavy 3 is more cost effective than concrete or ceramic tiles, which typically last approximately 50 years.
Impermeable to water
Its extra thickness gives it strength to combat dampness, high wind speeds and driving rains.
Weather and UV resistant
Unchanged properties over time without the need for maintenance.
Not affected by chemicals or pollutants (acid or alkali) exterior.
Other characteristics of slate, such as strength and impermeability, are also superior to those of concrete and ceramics.
Heavy 3 slate is quarried from the CUPA PIZARRAS No 3 quarry in San Pedro de Trones (León) in northern Spain. This quarry has been in operation since 1892 and produces around 25,000 tons each year!
By fungi, moss, insects, animals or birds.
While weighing substantially less than man-made roofing tiles.
Natural slate is a material that does not ignite.