Built-Up Roofing Systems
Built-up roofing systems are time-tested against water intrusion and well known for its self-healing properties.
Built Up Roofing (BUR) is one of the oldest and most reliable commercial roofing systems for low-slope or “flat” roof structures. Commonly referred to as “tar and gravel” roofs, BUR consists of layers or plies of roofing felts, between which asphalt or bitumen is applied. Its multiple layers provide added protection and perform well in punishing weather conditions. Built-up roofs are especially resistant to damage from wind, hail and extreme sun.
Benefits of Built-Up
- Qualify for coatings
- Proven track-record
- Superior waterproofing capabilities
- Rated for high-wind speeds
- Up to 30-year warranty available
ROOF REPLACEMENT RESOURCES
GAF Roofing Manual
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