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What’s the Difference Between 3-Tab and Architectural Shingles?

What’s the Difference Between 3-Tab and Architectural Shingles?

What’s the Difference Between 3-Tab and Architectural Shingles?When shopping for asphalt shingles for a replacement project at your home in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, or a surrounding area, it’s likely that you’ve encountered both 3-tab and architectural shingles. While both types of shingles are made from asphalt and ceramic covered granules, there are many differences between the two types of shingles. It is important to do the research to determine what type of roofing is going to meet your needs in terms of durability, functionality, and aesthetic appeal.

Highly-Durable Architectural Shingles

Durability, without a doubt, is one of the most important aspects to look for when it comes to asphalt roofing. Unlike three-tab shingles, architectural shingles are able to withstand nearly all of the weather elements experienced in the area and are able to last for a minimum of 30 years. Whereas, three-tab shingles will only last for 20-25 years at most.

If you’re looking for a roofing product that will add to the overall appeal of your home, architectural shingles are a perfect choice. That is because they are available in a greater variety of colors to create a rich mix of surface granules.

McRoof Offers Premium Architectural Shingles to Oklahoma City Homeowners

If you determine that architectural shingles are the right choice for your home in Oklahoma City, OK, or a surrounding area, look no further than the professionals at McRoof. We’re happy to install architectural roofing from the experts at CertainTeed™ because they are able to easily replicate the look of traditional shake designs and provide the many benefits of a durable roofing material that you’ve always desired.

Some of the many benefits you’ll be able to take advantage of with our architectural shingles include:

  • Max Def colors – The colors offered by CertainTeed will allow you to provide a Max Def rich mix of surface granules for brighter and bolder roofing materials.
  • Algae resistance – Thanks to our StreakFighter® algae-resistant technology, you’ll be able to experience a granular blend to help your roof repel algae and remain looking brand new for years to come
  • Protection against the elements – Our architectural roofing systems are made with a Class A fire rating to resist tearing and damage due to wind, hail, and rain.
  • Affordability – Architectural shingles remain cheaper in the long run due to the less maintenance requirements and greater durability.
  • And more

We Stand by Our Work

In addition, as a CertainTeed SELECT ShingleMaster™ and Master Shingle Applicator, we offer the most professional installation services available to local residents. In fact, our roofing installers are all held to a high standard and are factory-trained and -certified by the manufacturer. We even go out of our way to exceed the expectations of our customers throughout every phase of the installation process. We stand by our work so much so that we back all of our work with a lifetime workmanship warranty as further evidence of our faith in our craftsmen. 

Contact Us Today

For more information about what makes our architectural shingles stand out from all other roofing companies, contact McRoof today. When you do, we’ll be happy to schedule a complimentary consultation at your home in Oklahoma City, OK, or a surrounding area.

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