Some homeowners consider slate roofing an excellent alternative to asphalt shingles. It’s structured in the same shingled style, but rather than asphalt, it’s made of hardy slate. Like asphalt shingles, it comes in a variety of colors, but the difference certainly catches the eye, even from the ground. However, slate is costly — especially compared to the value option of asphalt shingles. So is it worth the investment? Let’s discuss a few reasons why slate roofing might be worth taking a chance on today.