Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

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Acadian Shore Slate Roofing

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor

Former Board Member, SRCA

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1. BUSINESS NAME: Acadia Shore Slate Roofing

2. CONTACT PERSON: Robert B. Ruddy

3. BUSINESS TYPE: Sole Proprietor

1719 Mariaville Road, Mariaville, Maine 04605; Ph: 207-537-5783



5. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership (as of 2005): 32Years in business under present name: Since 2014


6. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 0


7. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 0


8. WORK RANGE : Maine


9.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: SRCA


10. 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

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


12. LIABILITY INSURANCE Company: Farm Family Casualty Insurance


Experience Level


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

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

16. At least 75% of the number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are slate roofing contracts: Yes

17. 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?

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

19. asphalt shingles %

single ply %

built-up roofing %

cedar shakes %

20. ceramic tile %

cement shingles %

imitation slate %

metal %

21. Other (explain):

22. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? Carpentry as needed.

23. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Carpentry as needed.

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

25. How are your roofing professionals trained?

26. Do you do FLAT-LOCK (SOLDERED) COPPER roofing? No

27. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing? Yes

28. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs? Yes

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

30. Do you do MASONRY WORK in association with slate roofs (such as chimney rebuilding)? Yes

31. Do you do ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL work (such as ornamental copper)? No

32. Do you do STEEPLE WORK? Yes

33. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs? #1 A sound ladder is put to the leading edge where the Height to the ridge is a determined. A roof ladder with a Fulton rolling hook is then is then put together to proper height and positioned on roof, other roof ladders possibly needed. #2 A series of roof brackets fastened with 16 penny nails in watermark alone or in conjunction with roof ladders. A bib then to be put where nut bracket has been.

34. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? #1 After removing slate in disrepair and noting where sheeting lies, a new slate of same size, color, thickness is mechanically fastened with 1 stainless, copper, good galvanized nail placed in watermark driven down with a punch to correct height. A bib is then slid over nail made of copper or painted aluminum the bend on the bib determined by space between the slate. #2 Slate hooks where needed.

35. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates? No

36. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates? Yes If yes, approx. how many squares? 50

37. Do you sell new roofing slate? No

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

39. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? 20

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

41. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


















42. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 03/14/05; renewed 3/30/06;