Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

Contractor Profile:

Zimmermans Slate Roofing Specialists, LLC

Zimmermans Slate Roofing Specialists, LLC

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Zimmermans Slate Roofing Specialists, LLC.                                               Date: May 22, 2007

2. CONTACT PERSON: Fred E. Zimmerman, Jr. - Ph: 717-627-3994

3. BUSINESS TYPE: Corporation      

4. ADDRESS: 726 West Brubaker Valley Rd. Lititz, PA 17543

5. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED:  PA                                                        Year of Incorporation: 2006


6. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership:   9 Months                 Years in business under present name:  9 Months  


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






10.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong:  Better Business Bureau, National Slate Association.


11. 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

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



14.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: State Workers’ Insurance Fund.

Experience Level


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

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

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

18. 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?

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

20. asphalt shingles           1 %

single ply                       1%              

built-up roofing                 %

cedar shakes              %

21. ceramic tile                 %

cement shingles            %

imitation                           %

metal                        10%

22. Other (explain): 88% Slate

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

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

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

26. How are your roofing professionals trained? In house training program.

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

28. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing?  

29. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs?  No    

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

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

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

33. Do you do STEEPLE WORK?   Yes        

34. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs?   Roof ladders.

35. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Slate hooks, blind nail upon request.

36. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates?  No

37. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates?   Yes                             If yes, approx. how many squares? 35

38. Do you sell new roofing slate? No

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

40. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? 75 sq.

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

42. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Fred Zimmerman




Clyde Odam




Brian Hall








43. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 05/22/2007