Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America, Inc.

Contractor Profile:

Four Hearts LLC

Membership Category: Roofing Contractor

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Four Hearts, LLC

2. CONTACT PERSON: Jim Butters

3. BUSINESS TYPE:   LLC              

4. ADDRESS: 3898 Park Lane, Bessemer, AL 35022

5. PHONE NUMBER: (205) 822-3231; Cell: (205) 365-8839

    Fax Number: (205) 425-3447

    Email Address:


6. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED:  Alabama                                            Year of Incorporation: 2001

7. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership: 30                                Years in business under present name: 13   


8. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 4


9. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 6


10. WORK RANGE:  State of Alabama


11.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders, Alabama Home Builders & Remodelers Association


12. CRIMINAL HISTORY: Has the above named business, including principals, partners, officers, owner, or any employee, been convicted of any business related crimes in the past 15 years?   No 

13. LICENSE REVOCATION: Have you ever had a business license revoked?  No 


14. LIABILITY INSURANCE Company: Crutchfield & Graves Insurance

15.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: Crutchfield & Graves Insurance

Experience Level


16. I have been actively involved in the slate roof contracting business for the past five continuous years.  Yes

17. I, or my employees, have worked on, repaired, installed and/or restored slate roofs for at least the past five continuous years:   Yes       

18. At least 75% of the roofing contracts I have fulfilled over the past five years have been natural quarried slate roofing contracts, OR my company does at least $500,000 per year of natural quarried slate roofing contracts: No  

19. If your annual percentage of slate roofing contracts is less than 75% of your total roofing, what percentage of your roofing contracts do you estimate to be slate roofing contracts?

20. What estimated percentages of contracts in the following roofing categories do you engage in annually?

21. asphalt shingles      45%

single ply                  10%              

built-up roofing           0 %

cedar shakes          1%

22. ceramic tile            1%

cement shingles       0%

imitation                      15%

metal                   5%

23. Other (explain):

24. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? 5%

25. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Carpentry, Siding & Gutters

26. Do you subcontract slate roofing work to other contractors?  No 

27. How are your roofing professionals trained? Personal Instructions, Hands on training, Videos, Reference Books, On Site Internships

28. Do you do FLAT-LOCK (SOLDERED) COPPER roofing?   Yes     

29. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing?  Yes       

30. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs?      No    

31. Do you install RAIN SPOUTING on slate roofs?   Yes   

32. Do you do MASONRY WORK in association with slate roofs (such as chimney rebuilding)?      No     

33. Do you do ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL work (such as ornamental copper)?   Yes      

34. Do you do STEEPLE WORK?   Yes        

35. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs?  Ladders, Scaffolds, Ladder Jacks, Hooks, & Walk Boards

36. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Copper wire, Slate hooks, & copper flashing

37. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates?  Yes                                      If yes, do you ship them?   Yes   

38. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates?   Yes                             If yes, approx. how many squares?

39. Do you sell new roofing slate?    No                                             If yes, do you stock them?  

40. Do you do slate roof installations as well as repairs? Yes         

41. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? No maximum size in squares at this time for new slate roof installation

42. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals):

43. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Javier Villanueva




Alejandro Villanueva




Jim Butters








44. SRCA MEMBER SINCE:  March 7, 2015