Slate began to appear on houses in Massachusetts in the 17th century. Because it is known as one of the most durable roofing material, You’ll still see many beautiful slate roofs around Boston and the North shore.
J.B Kidney has sourced slate from quarries as close as Vermont and as far as Wales to ensure a prefect match to the original materials used. JB Kidney specializes in slate repair, new installation & restoration and can help bring back the natural beauty of your roof.
Standing Seam: JB Kidney has been fabricating and installing copper standing seam roofs for generations. Standing Seam metal roofing has recently evolved to offer many different metal materials and colors. Let us help you find the right material and look for your home.
Flat roofing: For residential and commercial needs, Rubber (EPDM) is the most practical and cost effective option. For smaller projects such as bump outs, bay windows, eyebrows & door heads; flat seam copper is the optimal solution.
Pitched Roofing: JB Kidney can help to repair or replace any roof. We offer quality and craftsmanship installation of a variety of materials including: slate, asphalt architectural shingles, wood shakes, Spanish tile and metals.
Sheet Metal Fabrication
Equipped with our own full metal fabrication shop, we provide custom metal products to both contractors and home owners in the North shore and beyond.
Products include: Roof panels, Gutters, downspouts, sofits, facias, roof vents, valleys, flashings, Ornamental finials and more. Call us for your custom metal needs.
J.B. Kidney has worked with the Salem Historical Commission for decades, and can help inform you, the homeowner of the guidelines on preservation, repair & restoration of historic properties.
Whether you are considering a new addition, re-model or simply wanting to restore your property with the original charm and character, we can help!