Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America, Inc.

Contractor Profile:

Short Slate, LLC

Short Slate LLC.


Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor

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General Information


Date: 3/24/11

2. CONTACT PERSON: Christopher Short

3. BUSINESS TYPE: Corporation

4. ADDRESS: 142 Hillsdale Rd., Colts Neck, NJ 07722

5. PHONE NUMBER: (732) 444-2244, (212) 537-0173

6. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED: NJ Year of Incorporation: 2010

7. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership: 1 Years in business under present name: 1


8. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 5


9. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 3


10. WORK RANGE: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut


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: First Mercury


Experience Level


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

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 number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are slate roofing contracts, OR my company does at least $500,000.00 per year of slate roofing contracts: Yes  100%

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 0%

single ply 0 %

built-up roofing 0 %

cedar shakes 0%

22. ceramic tile 0 %

cement shingles 0 %

imitation 0 %

metal 0 %

23. Other (explain): Copper standing and flat seam in conjunction with slate

24. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? 0%

25. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Repair and replace roof boards as needed.

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

27. How are your roofing professionals trained? We follow the principles and practices as outlined in the Slate Roof Bible.

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)? Yes

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? Scaffolding and/or roof jacks

36. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Bib and slate hook

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

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

39. Do you sell new roofing slate? Yes 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

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


Christopher Short


David Smith


David Armstrong, Sr.




David Armstrong, Jr.




Michael Hanser




44. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: October, 2009