Joseph Jenkins Inc.

Publishing, Consulting, Internet Sales, Training and Education

Address: 143 Forest Lane, Grove City, PA 16127 USA

Phone: 814-786-9085 or 814-786-7429

Fax: 814-786-8209

Open: By Appointment


Slate Store Snow Guards Solder Store Compost Store



Slate Roof Bible

3rd Edition, published June, 2016: Hardcover, Full Color, 374 PAGES, Nearly 800 Illustrations. This book won 10 book awards! The third edition of the book reflects more than a decade of additional experience being passed on to the reader by the man who is arguably the foremost expert on slate roofs in the United States today.
Also available as an E-Book.


The Balance Point

The Balance Point is a story of a search for something so mysterious that the main character doesn't even know what it is, or how to recognize it if he finds it. It touches on science, mathematics, economics, religion, and spirituality, in a manner that is both illuminating and disturbing. 341 pages, May 29, 2018, ISBN-13: 978-0964425866, 5X8 inches, paperback.
Also available on Kindle.
Also available as an E-Book.


Humanure Handbook

4th Edition: Shit in a Nutshell, 300 pages, 91 illustrations, indexed. ISBN-13: 978-0964425880. 6X9 paperback. This is a self-published book that no respectable publisher would touch with a ten-foot shovel. Previous editions of the book have sold 70,000 print copies in the U.S. alone, been translated in whole or in part into 19 languages and has been published in foreign editions on four continents.
Also available as an E-Book.


Slate Roof Consulting Services

We have provided slate roof consulting services nationwide since 1998. Call us at 814-786-9085 for availability and cost estimates.


Slate Roof Training Center

Still in development, but getting off the ground!


Compost Consulting

Joe Jenkins has provided compost consulting services worldwide since 2006.


We have the largest selection of roof snow retention devices available on the internet! Visit our online store and have alook.


Slate Roof Consulting

We have offered slate roof consulting services nationwide since 1998. Our services are provided by Joseph C. Jenkins, President of Joseph Jenkins, Inc., author of the Slate Roof Bible, publisher of the Traditional Roofing Magazine and Executive Director of the Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America. Jenkins has personally worked on over 1,000 slate roofs since his early years as a roofer's helper in 1968. He has been on hundreds more as a consultant.

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Litigation Services

Nobody likes lawsuits as a means of settling damage claims or other disagreements. Joe Jenkins has testified as an expert witness in litigations, mediations, and arbitrations in both the US and Canada. The object is to stay out of court, but if you need an expert to evaluate and report on your slate roof, give Joe a call. 814-786-9085

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Insurance Claims

Have an insurance claim on a slate roof and something doesn't seem right? Insurance scams are not uncommon. Mr. Jenkins has testified on behalf of insurance companies from coast to coast, but only when they have a winning case. He can provide a free evaluation of your case and join your team if you need him. Give Joe a call at 814-786-9085.

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