Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

Contractor Profile:

The R. W. Stokes Co.

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor, Charter Member

R. W. Stokes Co.

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General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: The R.W. Stokes Company

2. CONTACT PERSON:  Ron Stokes

3. BUSINESS TYPE: Corporation      

 100 Spalding Circle, Atlanta, GA 30328; Ph: 404-250-1571; Fax: 404-250-1572

4. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED:  Georgia                                                        Year of Incorporation: 1987


5. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership (as of 2005):18         Years in business under present name:  18


6. FULL TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 7-9


7. PART TIME EMPLOYEES (Average No.): 1-3


8. WORK RANGE: Metro Atlanta area, States of Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Maryland. 


9. List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: NRCA, Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association.


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: Westfield Group

13.  WORKERS COMP. INSURANCE: Travelers Property Casualty W. of America

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         1 %

single ply                       1%              

built-up roofing                 %

cedar shakes              %

20. ceramic tile                10%

cement shingles              %

imitation slate                1%

metal                         %

21. Other (explain):

22. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all? 3

23. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)? Occasional real estate brokerage.

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

25. How are your roofing professionals trained? On job experience. Occasionally with an internationally renowned slate consultant- Mr. Joseph Jenkins.

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

27. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing?  Yes  

28. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs?  No  

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)? No  

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

32. Do you do STEEPLE WORK?   I will.    

33. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs? With OSHA approved roof jacks, walk boards.

34. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof? Installing walk boards, removing broken slate with ripper, installing new slate with copper/stainless steel slate hooks.

35. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates?  No                                 

36. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates?   Yes                         If yes, approx. how many squares? 2-5

37. Do you sell new roofing slate?   Yes                                               If yes, do you stock them?   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? 500 squares

40. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals): No

41. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Manuel Avila


Gerrardo Hernandez


Juan Avila


Jose C. Hernadez


Felix Munis


Robert Perez


Sergid Avila




42. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 03/16/05