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Slate Roof Cost Per Square Foot $23.00 - $28.25 $28.25 - $33.50 $33.50 - $38.00

Roof Slate Calculator

Our roof slate calculator can help you find 3 levels of cost estimates for your roofing projects. Our free roofing slate calculator breaks down cost into 3 grades of material costs, 3 grades of installation costs and 3 totals for pricing. In general, slate roofing will cost somewhere between $23 and $38 per sqaure foot for both materials and installation. Find out more about slate roof cost.

“Slate is a beautiful roofing material that lasts a long time and obviously increases the value of a home. The big question for many homeowners is whether the initial expense is worth it. Many compromise by using synthetic slate, which typically costs 1/2 the amount of real slate. For a 1500 sq. ft. home, you can expect to spend between $34,500 and $57,000 for both materials and installation. A good slate roof can last 100 years.”

Roof Slate Calculator Basics

Materials for this type of roofing will range from $20.00 to $30.00 per square foot. This huge range in material pricing is due to the different grades of slate tiles, which include S-1, S-2 and S-3.

S-1 is the highest quality and can last over 70 years.

S-2 slate tiles will last 40 and 70 years.

S-3 slate tiles should last between 20 and 40 years.

Roof Slate Calculator – Installation

Installation for this roofing will run $5.00 – $8.00 per sq. ft. There are many factors that affect the cost of installation; these include the size and slope of the roof, how many levels it contains, the time of year the project is undertaken, the expertise of the contractor, etc.

Total Roofing Slate Calculator Pricing

In total, slate roofing will run $23.00 to $38.00 per square foot. for both material and installation. Small jobs (under 1200 sq ft) will tend to have a higher per square foot cost, while large jobs (over 1800 square feet) will tend to have a lower per square foot cost.

Entry To Mid Level Pricing On A 1500 Sq Ft. Home
Homeowners can expect to pay between $34,500 and $45,750 for 15 squares.

Mid To High End Pricing On A 1500 Sq Ft. Home
Homeowners can expect to pay between $45,750 and $57,000 for 15 squares.