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11/02/2014
Natural slate is one of the most versatile roofing products used in architectural design and for the creation of ambiences.  Sophistication, resistance and durability give the surface involved a certain prestige, guaranteeing a far longer service life. 
30/01/2014
The installation of a natural slate roof depends on the slate type, the style and the design. Slates are supplied in pallets and stacked on their long side. Once removed from their pallets, slates need to be graded and sorted into three or four thicknesses. There are two methods of fixing natural roofing slates: nailing and hook fixing. FIXING WITH NAILS Once slates have […]
28/01/2014
Natural slate is the best choice for roofing material in terms of its impact on the environment. Slate is a totally natural product which has the lowest embodied energy of all the roofing materials.
07/11/2013
CUPA PIZARRAS continues to expand and grow incorporating the new CUPA PIZARRAS USA Inc. company. Our headquarters is located in New Jersey (1 University Plaza, Suite 610,  Hackensack, NJ – 07601, USA) and just a few minutes away from New York. A new team of qualified professionals are able to supply the USA and Canada roofing slate markets.

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17/10/2013
CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate covers a new ‘Canadian-style‘ log cabin built in Czech Republic. Our natural slate was specified for the sympathetic roofing because they needed that all materials used on the project harmonised with the landscape.
09/10/2013
CUPA PIZARRAS has been specified for the Ardgartan Hotel, located near Arrochar (United Kingdom). The roof, with a total surface of 2,700 square meters, was restored in 2012 with our CUPA Heavy 3 40×22, thanks to high-quality and excellent durability of our natural slates.
26/09/2013
Natural slate is the best choice for AlmenBolig+, an affordable housing concept in Denmark. Our innovative installation system CUPACLAD was chosen for the project, consisting of 400 housing units on sites in and around Copenhagen. Our natural slate creates a modern look to these cladding facades, with a total surface of 75,000 square meters. CUPACLAD  FOR NATURAL SLATE VENTILATED FACADES CUPACLAD is made for natural slate ventiladed facades. For this project […]
12/09/2013
CUPA PIZARRAS adds warmth and elegance to theses houses located in Montevideo and Punta del Este (Uruguay). Our CUPA 4 natural slate offers a wonderful balance of the traditional and the contemporary for roofing design. CUPA 4 enhances the architecture of the amazing facades, made of natural materials like stone and wood.

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