In The Home Depot they sell the GAF brand, in the Lowe's they sell Owens Corning brand and ABC SUPPLY Co.. they sell all the manufacturers of roofing shingles.
Note: We do not sell materials and keep in mind that the colors may vary a bit. We are a roofing company that install this type of materials.
Three tab roof shingles it is the most basic and cheap type of asphalt shingles, its quality is lower compared to architectural shingles, and most manufacturers offer a 25 year warranty on this type of shingles and they guarantee strongs winds until 60 miles per hour.
Architectural roof shingles are of better quality and most manufacturers offer a lifetime warranty, wind resistant up to 110 to 130 miles miles per hour and their price varies according to the manufacturer and style of the roof shingles.
These type of roof shingles is also of architectural type, but is classified as impact resistant and have passed the UL 2218 Class 4 Impact-Resistance, their guarantee is for lifetime and supports strong winds of 110 or 130 mph. Note: nothing is resistant to strong blows or large objects, in a hail storm, these roofs may have less damage.
Cooling roof shingles is also of architectural type. A cool roof minimizes the solar heat gain of a building by reflecting incoming sun rays and re-emitting the absorbed energy. Owens Corning and GAF they offer these type of roof shingles with a ENERGY STAR®-certified product and your insurance may offer discounts on your home insurance. Its price is higher than the other architectural.