How much does a slate roof cost in Northern VA?

Residential Slate/Tile Roofing - Helpful Tips   |   January 24, 2022

Slate Roof Cost in Northern VA

Thinking about replacing your roof? A slate roof, perhaps, but aren’t sure how heavy it might be on your wallet? In this article, you will discuss the different factors that contribute to the cost of a slate roof.

The average cost of a slate roof ranges from $11,550 to $24,000, depending on the slope, pitch and size of your home’s roof.

For materials and labor, you can expect to pay about $1,000 to $3,000 per slate square foot to install a slate roof. The chart below highlights the cost per slate square to install a slate roof for different roof sizes:

Because slate roofing is so heavy, labor expenses are higher than other roof replacement types. Since slate roofing involves underlayment, drip edging and specialized equipment we don’t recommend this as a DIY project.

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