5270 Northland Drive                      

Grand Rapids, MI 49525    

BUR & Modified Bitumen Roofing

Built Up Roofing (BUR) is a flat roof system that consists of multiple layers or plies of roof felts laminated together with bitumen.  BUR roofs are commonly referred to a “tar and gravel” roofs and have been in use for over 100 years.


Built Up Roofing Systems are highly durable, puncture resistant, and are available in an assortment of surface coatings and colors.


        BUR & Modified Bitumen Roofing Benefits:

  • Economical & Reliable
  • Easy to Maintain
  • Multiple Surfacing Options
  • Highly Durable & Puncture Resistant


Modified Bitumen

Modified Bitumen is a tough, resilient membrane with a strong polyester mat core that is coated with either a flexible APP or SBS polymer modified asphalt.  Modified Bitumen roofing is a Class A, UL Fire Resistant membrane that provides the maximum puncture, tear, and split resistance.


Modified Bitumen Roofs hold up well to regular roof maintenance and can be applied with hot asphalt, adhesive, or heat welding methods.


Surfacing options for Built Up and Modified Bitumen roof systems typically can include aggregate such as gravel, slag, or minerals, glass-fiber, hot asphalt, aluminum coatings, or elastomeric coatings. 


To request a quote, fill out our quote form or please contact us today at 616.363.3228 to discuss your roofing project and see if Built Up or Modified Bitumen Roofing System is your ideal fit.

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