3-Tab Shingles vs. Architectural Shingles

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Having trouble figuring out which type of roofing shingles are best for you and your home. We’ve pitted 3-Tab Shingles versus Architectural Shingles to help you choose the perfect roof shingles to protect and add curb appeal to your home, for many years to come.

 

3-Tab Shingles (Strip Shingles)

Architectural Shingles (Dimensional Shingles)

Thinner material – more likely to need repairs sooner or often

Engineered with durability – 50% more material & higher quality asphalt

No flexibility in the look – flat & one size

Dimension, designer colors, and style options

60 MPH Wind Resistance

80-120 MPH Wind Resistance

7+ year Lifespan

18+ year Lifespan

20-30 year Warranty

30-50 year Warranty

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