3 Tab Roofing Shingles
The most common choice of roofing shingles for homeowners for many years were 3 tab asphalt roof shingles since they were the least expensive option of asphalt shingles. In their standard form, 3 tab roofing shingles appear as three separate shingles on roofs. This appearance is achieved by means of a strip with notches. For this reason they also require careful installation to best create a uniform appearance on roofs and avoid a wavy look. The classic 3 tab asphalt roof shingles meet general roofing needs, fire resistance standards and come with warrantees of 20 to 50 years.
3 tab asphalt roofing shingles are offered in a variety of colors to satisfy practically any style preference. They are also economical when it comes to repairing roof shingles or an overall re-roofing job. Although the choice of roof shingles is a composite of style, budget and time, to name but a few factors, it is not as common to find homeowners choose 3 tab asphalt roofing shingles to be used. They generally are slightly attractive and do not last as long, possibly affecting the resale value of the home.
- Heritage Series Asphalt Roofing Shingles by TAMKO
- Supreme 3-Tab Roofing Shingles by Owens Corning
- Dura-Seal Series by Malarkey