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Slate Roofing Tools And Accessories

Right Hand Slate Hammer

Right Hand Slate Hammer

20oz. Forged tool steel with leather handle

Overall Length: 12.5″

Restoration slate hammer less expensive, can't cut slate but can punch nail holes

Restoration Hammer

Tubular shaft with rubber handle

28 oz.

Standard Slate Ripper is used for repairing damaged slates by sliding under slate and cutting the nail head

Standard Slate Ripper

3lb carbon steel construction with 24″ taper ground blade

Blade Length: 24.5″
Overall Length: 30.5″

Hand held cutter with steel blade for trimming natural slate.

Hand Held Slate Cutter

Spring loaded with hardened steel blade. Also available with punch

Blade Length: 1.5″
Overall Length: 12″

Heavy Duty Slate Trimmer can be used to cut smaller pieces to be fitted around chimney or valley of roof

Heavy Duty Slate Trimmer

5 lb with hardened steel blade and punch

Overall Length: 25″
Weight: 5 lbs
Cutting Blade Length: 4″

Genuine Slate Trimmer this heavy duty slate cutter is the best choice for cutting up to 3/8” slate and finishing with a professional chamfered edge

Genuine Slate Trimmer

9 lb with hardened steel blade with punch

Overall Length: 22″
Weight: 9 lb
Cutting Blade Length: 8″

Slate roofing nails have a large flat head and available smooth and ring shanks

Copper Slating Nails

1-1/4″,1-1/2″,1-3/4″,2″,2-1/2″, 3″   10 Gauge
Smooth Shank or Ring Barb

Click here to find out How Many Pounds of Nails You Need Per Square

Slate hook installed in the joint underneath the slate that is being replaced

Copper Slate Hooks

3″ & 4″ solid copper slate repair hooks

5 lb box (approx. 250 pcs)
25 lb box (approx. 1250pcs)

Slate is pushed up past the hook then pulled down

Stainless Steel Slate Hooks

3″ & 4″ stainless steel repair hooks

5 lb (approx. 250 pcs)

Cooper snow guards help prevent ice damming at roof's edge

Copper Snow Guard

All copper half-round pad style snow guard.

18″ overall length

Copper snow guard installed on existing slate roofs

Retrofit Copper Snow Guard

Heavy duty copper snow guard that can be installed on existing or new slate roofs.

17 1/2″ overall length


Retrofit Cast Bronze Snow Guard

Retrofit Cast Bronze Snow Guard

Cast bronze head snow guard with hook. Low profile appearance that can be installed on existing or new slate roofs.

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I have never had anything except a 5 Star Experience when working with North Country Slate.

- ABC Supply, Outside Sales

When our clients are looking for a natural slate roof, we highly recommend North Country Slate.

- Raines Brothers, Inc.

We have used North Country black on a large number of occasions, and we’ve found it to be an excellent quality slate it is very “workable”.

- John Chan, The Durable Slate Company


How much does a slate roof cost? We are often asked by designers, architects, home and building owners “What will a slate roof cost me”?
On average, North American produced S-1 rated roofing slate will cost $400 – $600 per square (100 square feet) or $4.00 to $6. Read More
What minimum roof pitch is required in order to utilize slate?
With special consideration for slate size, headlap and underlayment – natural roofing slate can be applied to roofs with a slope of four inches per... Read More
What roof decking is required for the application of slate?
One inch board sheathing or 3/4″ APA plywood provides a suitable deck material for the installation of natural slate. Read More

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