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What size are slate roof tiles

What size are slate roof tiles?

By     Oct 3rd, 2017
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Black Slate roof tile custom shape

Slate roof tiles can range in size from 12” (length) x 6” (wide) up to 24” (length) x 12” (wide).  Special sizes such as slate-and-a-half can be ordered to reach into valleys, gable ends, hips and dormers.

Slate roof tiles are rectangle in shape but can be trimmed into special shapes such as clipped corners, diamond, fish scale and hexagon.

Black slate roof tile roof pattern

Slate roof tiles are also available in a range of thicknesses from 3/16” to 1 ½” with the standard thickness being ¼” – 3/8”.

SCHEDULE OF STANDARD SIZES
  Slate size Pieces per square Exposure
  Inches at 3″ headlap at 3″ headlap
  24 x 12 115  10.5″
  22 x 12 126  9.5″
  22 x 11 137  “
  20 x 14 121 8.5″
  20 x 12 141
  20 x 11 154  “
  20 x 10 170  “
  18 x 14 137 7.5″
  18 x 12 160
  18 x 11 175
  18 x 10 192  “
  18 x  9 213  “
  16 x 14 158 6.5″
  16 x 12 185  “
  16 x 11 201
  16 x 10 222  “
  16 x  9 246  “
  16  x  8 277
  14 x 12 218 5.5″
  14 x 11 238
  14 x 10 262  “
  14  x  9 291
  14  x 8 327  “
  14  x  7 374  “
  12 x 10 320 4.5″
  12 x  8 400
  12  x  6 534  “
By     Oct 3rd, 2017
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Sheena Owen

Sheena Owen began working for North Country Slate on October 12, 1999. Started as the Sales Coordinator and transitioned to a Sales Representative. Daily duties include providing customer service, new business development, inside sales, handling all cross-border customs issues/documentation, arranging shipments, health and safety representation and social media marketing. Sheena graduated from the University of Guelph in 1992 with a BA in English and Drama and in 1995 graduated with a Diploma in Radio and Television Broadcasting from Centennial College. In her spare time, Sheena enjoys traveling, gardening and hikes with family and friends.

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