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Category Archives: Tar and Gravel Roofing

How to Apply Tar on a Roof

Tar is an oily and dark mixture of coal tar and byproducts of petroleum which has been an important feature in construction projects. Gravel refers to rock fragments and river stones. These two materials can provide a strong resilient exterior […]

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What Does Gravel On A Roof Do?

The tar and gravel roof first gained popularity in 1950s when flat roofs were becoming the norm in most factories, schools and other buildings. This is because flat roofs allowed for more space, extra storage and was extremely convenient to […]

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Are Tar And Gravel Roofs Good?

Tar and gravel roofs have been the ultimate roofing solution for majority of homeowners for the longest of times. In the United States alone, around 75% of the houses are installed with tar and gravel roofs. Also known as built-up […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Replace a Tar And Gravel Roof?

Tar and gravel roofs are homeowners’ all time favorite! This is one of the most commonly installed roofing materials that gives excellent protection from natural elements such as heat, rain, snow, winds and etc.
What is Tar and Gravel Roofing?
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Why You Should Pick Tar and Gravel Roofing

A tar and gravel combination is one of the best roofing options out there, particularly for the homes with flat roofs. It’s a cost-effective option that can remain operational for a long time. It is also referred by the name […]

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The Basics of a Flat Tar and Gravel Roof on a Residential Home

Tar and gravel roofing comprises of fiberglass-based asphalt sheets that are applied in layers along with hot bitumen placed in between the layers. Tar and gravel roofing is a fairly popular choice for houses with flat rooftops. The main problem […]

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How​ ​to​ ​do​ ​Roof​ ​Maintenance​ ​on​ ​a​ ​Tar​ ​and​ ​Gravel​ ​Roof

Roof maintenance is not something you picture yourself doing every day. However, as unusual as it may sound, sometimes you’ve got to do things you don’t imagine yourself doing, just to protect your home from any sort of damage.
Roof maintenance […]

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Important Facts and Figures about a Tar and Gravel Roof

Tar and gravel roof is one of the most preferred choices of homeowners. It protects your home against external elements such as rain, winds, heat, and snow. It is suitable for flat roofs and is installed by applying multiple layers […]

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Top Reasons Why a Flat Tar and Gravel Roof is Leaking

People who have flat roofs installed have often dealt with leakage issues at least once since the roof’s installation. The reason why tar and gravel experience more leaks is because they are flat which allows water more time to sit […]

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4 Advantages of Tar and Gravel Roofing

Tar and Gravel roofs have been used in Santa Fe NM for a long time. Despite massive innovation and change in trends during the past years, Tar and Gravel Roofing is still the most popular and commonly used kind of […]

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