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Joined: August 2008
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Posted: August 13, 2008 12:50 AM

Is it okay to use slate on an outdoor patio in environments with freeze/thaw conditions?
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Posted: August 18, 2008 1:59 PM

RE: slate for outdoor patio
I believe SOME types of slate are fine to use in these conditions when properly installed and sealed.
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Orlando, FL
Posted: August 18, 2008 4:27 PM

RE: slate for outdoor patio
Most slates do not tolerate freeze/thaw conditions. Some have even been know to explode or fragmentize. There are a few exceptions so check with your distributer. I know Home Depot has a line of slate (special order) called Three-Rivers Gold which is suitable to freeze/thaw zones. Good luck!
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Llano Pasadena, TX
Posted: March 19, 2018 8:25 AM

RE: slate for outdoor patio
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