Built Up Roof (BUR) System
First appearing in the mid-1800s, built-up roofing (BUR) consists of layers of asphalt applied in between layers of felt. You may also see it referred to as a “tar and gravel roof.” It’s a classic choice for low-slope roofs, and it’s an affordable option that can last 20-30 years.
- Constructed with multiple layers of bitumen and reinforcing materials.
- Exceptional durability and resistance to weathering, UV radiation, and fire.
- Can be customized with different types of insulation for added energy efficiency.
Provides sound insulation, reducing noise transmission.
- Offers a high degree of versatility and customization options.
- Long lifespan and excellent durability, providing lasting protection against the elements.
- Superior fire resistance, increasing safety and meeting building code requirements.
- Excellent insulation properties, reducing heating and cooling costs.
- Soundproofing capabilities, ensuring a quieter indoor environment.
- Versatile application options, suitable for a wide range of building styles and designs.