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Discover the latest news about natural slate: new projects, top news, installation guides, tips about how to place slate tiles, roofing sector innovations…

26/07/2017
The roof is undoubtedly the most important part of a house. So, when thinking on installing, replacing or renewing a slate roof, it is preferable to be well informed. Don’t miss these key questions and answers about fixing slates. 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FIXING SLATES 1. What do I need to know when […]
26/06/2017
Building solutions are becoming more advanced and sophisticated, featuring contemporary projects with different materials. THE FUTURE OF HOME DESIGN HAS ARRIVED Innovative concepts, incredible house designs, the latest construction technologies … They are all designed to minimize their environmental impact while improving energy efficiency. But there is a material that will never go out of […]
30/05/2017
Have you ever wondered where do slate roof tiles come from? From quarry to roof, natural slate goes a long way. Its manufacturing process is probably much more handcrafted you have ever imagined. Don’t miss these 6 steps showing how natural slate is produced! NATURAL SLATE PRODUCTION IN 6 STEPS Before quarrying, the expert geologists […]
30/05/2017
Although we tend to forget about it, the roof is an essential part of the house. Providing protection against weather conditions and temperature changes, it also helps keep the heat or cool indoors. Therefore, regular maintenance and roof cleaning are absolutely necessary in order to prevent roof degradation. When properly maintained, the roof is more […]

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24/05/2017
There are many materials used today when building or renovating a home, but one of the most requested materials by homeowners is natural slate. Natural slate is sustainable, versatile, elegant, and able to be used both for roofing or cladding. Other materials may come and go in popularity, but slate has an everlasting appeal that […]
10/05/2017
Slate has been used as a roofing material throughout Scotland since the middle ages, but when Scottish quarries closed between 1955 and the 1960s, Heavy 3 became the perfect choice for slate roofs. Its close similarity to the traditional highland slate from Ballachulish (no longer produced) has made it the best choice for repair and […]
10/05/2017
The Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating Show is taking place next week (20-21 May) in Glasgow, and CUPA PIZARRAS will be there waiting for you at booth B142. Come to visit us at the SEC (Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW) from 10 am to 5 pm. This is why you should not miss this opportunity! All […]
04/04/2017
We are proud to announce that CUPA PIZARRAS has joined the US Green Building Council (USGBC). PROMOTING A HEALTHIER AND GREENER ARCHITECTURE The US Green Building Council is a non-profit organization promoting sustainability in building design and construction. They lead the entire industry on designing buildings that are environmentally friendly, profitable and healthful. CUPA PIZARRAS’ […]

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