Chicagoland’s Official CUPA PIZARRAS Slate Roofing Installation Contractor

A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc. Becomes Chicagoland's Official CUPA PIZARRAS Slate Roofing Installation Contractor

A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc. Becomes Chicagoland’s Official CUPA PIZARRAS Slate Roofing Installation Contractor

WHEELING, Ill., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Slate roofing contractor, A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc. has been named Chicagoland’s official CUPA PIZARRAS slate installation contractor. Serving more than 3000+ Chicagoland area homeowners since 2003, A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc. will now be performing all slate roofing services including but not limited to, slate roof tear-offs, slate roof repairs and complete slate roofing services.

Javier Quindos, Managing Director of CUPA PIZARRAS (USA) Inc. said:

“We believe our products need to be installed by expert roofers that understand the quality of our natural slate, and are willing to go the extra mile to deliver a perfect installation. Our partnership with A.B. Edward Enterprises will not only provide homeowners in the Chicagoland area with the best natural slate in the market, but also ensure that their roofs are as appealing and durable as they can possibly be.”

Bo Mikuta, President of A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc. said:

“We are absolutely thrilled with our new installation partnership regarding CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate products. When it comes to installing industry leading slate products along with highly detailed installation services, this was a partnership that simply made sense. The quality of CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate products is unequivocally unmatched in the industry. This is a natural fit when it comes to Chicagoland area homeowners who expect the best. CUPA PIZARRAS slate has always been a top choice in roofing materials due to its many positive benefits and curb-appealing qualities. We look forward to serving our customers starting spring 2015.”

Benefits of Natural Slate Roofing Tiles: If you are looking for a “lifetime” roofing system that will provide superior durability and add a distinctive curb appeal to your home, consider investing into natural slate roofing. For centuries, slate has been highly acclaimed for its natural beauty and remarkable longevity, un-matched by other roofing materials. Natural slate provides numerous economic advantages, given it is a 100% sustainable product and involves practically no maintenance costs at all.

  • Non-combustible, resists fire, storm and wind
  • Waterproof, natural stone
  • Wide range of color combination
  • Effective appearance from texture, exposure and color
  • Little or no maintenance cost
  • Will not retain snow or ice
  • Resists climatic changes
  • Reduces insurance premiums
  • Extremely long life span
  • Accidental breakage easily replaced

CUPA PIZARRAS boast 16 quarries in Spain and 22 processing plants equipped with the latest slate roofing technology.

CUPA 14 Natural Slate (USA) Black slate with thin laminations and a riven surface. Split to an average thickness of 5mm, 7.5mm and 9 mm for the “Heavy” slate. CUPA PIZARRAS Slate is 100% natural. It has many characteristics that make its use a positive from an overall environmental standpoint. A slate roof’s longevity alone makes it an environmental plus and also contributes no detrimental substances to the environment. Natural Slate helps keep other roofing materials out of landfills and when it outlasts the building structure itself, it can actually be recycled. Slate’s density adds to temperature stability to a structure, is completely fireproof, helps lower net energy costs and is resistant to degradation regardless of climatic conditions.

THERMOSLATE™ is the first and only natural slate solar panels that successfully combines energy efficiency with aesthetic architectural integration and almost zero maintenance. CUPACLAD™ ventilated facade systems with CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate. This makes possible the installation of natural slate with horizontal orientation, offering new design possibilities for contemporary architecture.

Important Facts You Should Know:

The number one problem any homeowner faces with slate roofing is bad installation. It is critical that you use a reputable, and licensed roofing contractor with slate roofing experience to get all the benefits you deserve from a beautiful slate roof. Call (847) 827-1605 for more information on slate roofing installations.

The ongoing maintenance for a slate tile roof is nonexistent. It’s maintenance free. It will never need to be sealed, painted or cleaned. For more Information: CUPA PIZARRAS Slate installation services are now available through A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc. You can visit their official website at to schedule a free no-hassle estimate for your home.

CUPA Group: CUPA PIZARRAS is the natural slate division of CUPA GROUP, the global leader in the production and commercialization of roofing slate, an international benchmark company in the production of natural stone and the development of innovative solutions to improve energy efficiency in the world of construction and its associated industries. CUPA PIZARRAS exploits their own slate quarries and exports to over 30 countries on 5 continents. CUPA GROUP possesses natural stone processing plants in Spain, Portugal, France, Brazil and China. For more information visit and

A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc. specializes in roofing, siding, windows, gutters, masonry and more. As an all exteriors company since 2003, the company has served over 3000+ homeowners with an unblemished consumer rating. The company is fully licensed and insured and carries all major leading brands along with all required industry certifications. The company serves the entire North Shore area including suburban areas and downtown Chicago. For more information visit