House Signs made from Welsh Slate

welsh slate house sign for orchard bank house with tree image engrave

Slate is a popular choice of material when it comes to house signs due to it being durable and reliable. Slate is quarried from all over the world, including the UK where most of our Welsh slate is produced depending on where the slate is presented will depend on the colour you choose.

Slate comes in a variety of different shades of colour from a selection of greys to reds, blacks, browns and purple. Your house sign will be beautiful and unique in your chosen colour. UK miners have been mining slate for hundreds of years, and the UK has a long history with several quarries located across the land.

Slate signs require little maintenance and will withstand weather conditions leaving you with a house sign that will last for years to come. Slate is a pure material to etch into allowing you to chose fonts, images, complex logos for your designer to make your perfect sign.

Did you know that Welsh Slate is an easy stone type to both maintain and polish? it’s a great choice of stone for all house signs.

Pros & Cons of Welsh Slate House Signs

House signs can be made using a wide range of materials and deciding which to use can be complicated. Below you can find a list of pros and cons that hopefully will make your decision easier.

The Pros
  • Variety of engrave paint colours
  • Elegant look
  • Looks expensive
  • Durable
  • Locally sourced
The Cons
  • Can be heavy
  • Can be expensive

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