Shingles a.k.a dimensional a.k.a laminate shingles weigh up to 50 percent more
than 3-Tab shingles. Due to the added weight and thickness, architectural
shingles have a longer warranty and lifespan 3-Tab shingles. Architectural shingles
are the most popular type of asphalt shingle in the Chicagoland area due to
their high wind speed tolerance, relatively low cost and the added value they
bring to your home.