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North America's Slate Roofing Experts

North Country Slate is renowned for providing top quality slates at an affordable price. Our team of roofing professionals are highly trained slate experts to give you the advice you need. We carry a large inventory, so your project will start and finish on schedule. Architects, building owners and contractors all over appreciate our in depth knowledge and our after sales support. Our roofing experts know we have a track record involving hundreds of new and restoration projects behind us and a team of experienced, caring professionals to draw upon. North Country Slate, a significant company with long standing credentials in the North American construction industry.

We pride ourselves on supplying ASTM S1 rated slates and maintain a large inventory of sizes and colors.

From the local roofers dropping in to pick up a couple of slates for a repair, to working alongside homeowners to ensure they are happy, and to loading full containers / trucks, we treat each order with the respect it deserves.

Meet the Team

Dave Large

Dave is the President and owner of North Country Slate. He has been a quarrier (former Newfoundland Slate) and distributor since 1996. Dave actively promotes the use of natural roofing slate through trade magazines, trade shows and was involved in the production of the National Slate Association’s Slate Roofs Design and Installation Manual (2010 Edition). He is an active member of the ASTM (ASTM International) C-18 Dimensional Stone committee governing roofing slate and sits on the Test Methods C18.01 and Material Specification C18.03 sub committees.

Dave’s sales territory includes; AZ, CA, CO, HI, KS, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT.

Dave can be reached at david@ncslate.com

John Neil

John Neil has been a sales representative at North Country Slate since 1995. When asked, John does take-offs to ensure the right quantity of slate has been ordered. John works closely with his customers to ensure they are getting the slate they require.

John’s sales territory includes; Canada, IA, ID, IN, IL, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, OH, OR, SD, WA, WI, WY.

John can be reached at john@ncslate.com

Chris Large

Chris started off at North Country Slate as a summer student. Once he completed university, Chris joined the sales team full time at NCS in 2004.

Chris’ sales territory includes; AL, AR, GA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV.

Chris can be reached at chris@ncslate.com

Sheena Owen

Sheena has been with North Country Slate since 1999. Sheena provides sales support to Dave, Chris and John and coordinates slate production.

Sheena can be reached at sheena@ncslate.com

Heather Thomas

Heather has been with North Country Slate since 2000. Heather is responsible for NCS accounting.

Heather can be reached at heather@ncslate.com

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Our office, yard and warehouse

Our office is located on the outskirts of Toronto. We are conveniently located off Highway 401 (between Morningside Avenue exit 387 and Meadowvale Road exit 389).

Our 2 acre slate yard.

Slate Tile Providers

Our warehouse is constantly busy; sorting, grading, punching, trimming (re-trim and custom trims) and re-palletizing custom orders.

Slate Roofing Experts

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Office Hours:

Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm

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Association Memberships

NRCA (National Roofing Contractors Association)  www.nrca.net

CRCA (Canadian Roofing Contractor’s Association)   www.roofingcanada.com

WSRCA (Western States Roofing Contractor’s Association)  www.wsrca.com

NSA (National Slate Association)  www.slateassociation.org

ASTM (American Society for Testing Materials)  www.astm.org

NERCA (North East Roofing Contractors Association)  www.nerca.org

SRCA (Slate Roofing Contractors Association) www.slateroofers.org 

VSQA (Vermont Slate Quarry Association) www.vsqa.org

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