10:43AM | 09/21/99
Member Since: 01/04/99
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I have been reading about roofing tiles which have the appearance of slate but are made from recycled rubber. Does anyone have any history with these and how do they compare in price to asphalt, cedar, and concrete and real slate?


07:00AM | 11/09/99
Member Since: 11/08/99
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Did you receive any answers to your question? I am also interested in these. Thanks! pac


05:20AM | 12/01/99
Member Since: 11/30/99
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Found you because I was looking for the same thing. Saw it on one of the remodeling shows - thought it was Bob Vila, but now I don't know. I also thought that part of the recycling included used grocery bags!!! Any replys to where to find the artificial slate??????????? thanks tebbie


09:53AM | 12/15/99
Member Since: 12/14/99
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Has anyone come give me the name of the manufacturer of these shingles. I have searched everywhere and cannot find them.


04:32PM | 04/02/00
Member Since: 04/01/00
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Here is the info on synthetic slate roofing per the This Old House website...

Synthetic Slate Roofing
Model: Authentic Roof
Manufacturer: Crowe Building Products, Ltd
116 Burris St, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8M 2J5

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