Are you considering installing shingle roofs on or around your home? If so, there are several differences between architectural vs. 3-tab roof shingling. You’ll want to know the difference before you make your final decision. Here’s a rundown of some of the key differences between these two types of shingles.
The first difference between architectural vs. 3-tab shingles is the color options available. In general, architectural shingled can cost up to 25% more than 3-tab shingles, but they’re considered the minimum for high end homes. They’re also made up of less metal, perforations can be left or right without compromising safety and their layers of asphalt shingle do not have as many holes in them. This may pose a difficulty if your home isn’t structurally adequate for this load.
Architectural shingles have been around longer and have withstood a lot more testing than 3-tab shingles. They were tested for their … Read the rest