Built-Up Roof Systems
What is it?Also known by the acronym BUR, Built Up Roof Systems are commonly referred to as ‘tar and gravel’ roofs. BUR systems generally are composed of alternating layers of bitumen and reinforcing fabrics that are mopped in with tar. The number of pl1ies in a cross-section is the number of plies on a roof. For example: The term “four ply” denotes a four plies of roof membranes. BUR systems can have a finished top coat with a gravel ballast set in a flood coat or a modified bitumen cap sheet.
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Our low slope team is well versed in all aspects of built-up roofs and roof systems. From commercial to industrial to government our team can provide guidance on products and roofing solutions to fit your needs.
Contact our office today and our low slope coordinator will gather some basic information about your project and objectives and schedule a meeting with one of our expert Low Slope Estimator/Project Managers to guide you through the process of choosing a the roofing solution that fits your needs and budget.
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