Stunning Slate

Slate, a material many of us have heard of but probably didn’t realise the versatility of it. Well in this post we look to outline why we love slate, how it can be used is lots of different ways and the benefits of using this fantastic material.

Why use Slate?

Slate is a fantastic material because it is virtually maintenance free, and with everyone living such busy lives now that can often be an essential part of picking the right material for your sign. A second advantage of slate is that is very durable, meaning its going to last a considerably long time before any signs of aging appear. Finally as far as costs go, its one of the more reasonable priced materials, and saving a few pounds is always a bonus.

How is it versatile?

Well because whether you have a sweet country cottage, a large manor house or a modern flat, a slate sign with the right design can suit all. Not something every material can say it can do. If you own country cottage, our rustic slate with its shabby chic charm is just perfect. Or a larger slate sign with a big letters and a bold font can create an impresses feel, perfect for big manor house. Or perhaps you are looking for something a bit more modern and contemporary, then one our 3D-effect slate signs may suit, or simply a more modern design in the form of elegant fonts and bright/light imagery.

In addition to the design, our slate comes in a range of thicknesses. From 12mm to 50mm, meaning depending on the size of the plaque or where you are wanting it to be insitu. We are likely to make a slate sign suit to your needs.

Furthermore, we also use slate as a material for our memorials. This is a very traditional material for memorials and looks very elegant. We also use slate for our beautiful wedges, being specially cut with a water-jet cutter.

Other benefits of our slate signs

So you may be thinking, slate sounds pretty good but you may also be thinking what can The Sign Maker do that other companies can’t. Well we do have a couple of extra benefits, we have expert designers that are on hand to help create the perfect design that is completely bespoke for your home, business or memorial . Here at The Sign Maker we feel that every home, business and individual is unique, so there sign/memorial should be too. In addition to the help of the designer we have a huge range of fonts, images and letter colours. Letter colours also include a whole host of Farrow and Ball matched paints. Why are they matched, well because we use a 2-pack paint which is much more durable.

So if would like a bit more information on this brilliant material, do just get in touch. We have a team at hand ready to help you answer any queries you might have. Or if you fancy a browse of these signs, be sure to check out our website.

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