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

Architectural shingles
38%
Three-tab shingles
9%
There is no signifcant difference
41%
Not sure
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Question: What type of asphalt shingles are better for low-sloping roofs?
Top Answer (41% of 31 votes): There is no signifcant difference.

Answer: There is no signifcant difference
Explanation: pitches between 212 and 412 require double felt. 212 or below requires Modified Bitumen
Interstate Roofing
Answer: There is no signifcant difference
Explanation: Shouldn't use shingles if slope is less than 2/12
Sharp Roofing
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.
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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: Not sure
Explanation: neither under a 3/12
allstate exteriors & restoration services
Answer: Architectural shingles
Explanation: I like them
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