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Gravel and Tar Roof Installs: The Ultimate Guide

Publication date:
September 14, 2022
Article Summary: 

The article is a guide to tar and gravel roofs, also known as built-up roofs (BUR), which are a type of roofing system consisting of multiple layers of material bonded together with asphalt or tar. The article discusses the different types of BUR systems available, including modified bitumen and ballast tar and gravel roofs, and how they are installed. It also covers the advantages of BUR flat roofing systems, such as durability, energy efficiency, and suitability for different climates. The lifespan of a tar and gravel roof can be between 20-25 years with proper maintenance, and the article provides advice on how to care for a BUR flat roof.


tar and gravel roof, built-up roof, BUR, modified bitumen, ballast tar and gravel roof, EPDM, TPO, PVC, flat roofing system.

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Gravel and Tar Roof Installs: The Ultimate Guide
September 14, 2022
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