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What type of asphalt shingles are better for low-sloping roofs?

Architectural shingles
Three-tab shingles
There is no signifcant difference
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Question: What type of asphalt shingles are better for low-sloping roofs?
Top Answer (41% of 24 votes): There is no signifcant difference.

Answer: There is no signifcant difference
Explanation: Asphalt shingles of any type should never be installed on any roof with a pitch less than 2/12. On pitches between 2/12 and 4/12 Ice and water shield should be used as insurance against water intrusion from snow and ice dams.
Answer: There is no signifcant difference
Explanation: Depending on how low the slope sometimes shingles are not the best option but instead installing a flat roof roll material.
Aci Exteriors LLC
Answer: Architectural shingles
Explanation: No type of shingle is recommended for Sloped roofs lower than a 3/12 pitch. There are other solutions best suited for low slopes. Any pitch 3/12 or above would be just fine for shingles. Architectural shingle will offer a longer life than 3 tab.
J. Edmund Construction
Answer: Architectural shingles
Explanation: I like them
Answer: There is no signifcant difference
Explanation: Technically neither are meant for a "low slope" roof. Any roof that is less than a 3/12 pitch cannot have asphalt shingles installed period. No matter if it is 3 tab or architectural
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