Hot Tar Roofing

The multi-layered hot tar roofing systems from Commercial Roof Installers continue to be a reliable and long-lasting method for waterproofing flat and low-sloping roof structures. Over the years, many roofing systems have come and gone, but the hot tar built-up roofing system remains a constant in the commercial roofing industry. Hot tar roofing technology coupled with advances in material manufacturing make the hot tar built-up roofing system one of the most widely used roofing systems to date.

Commercial Roof Installers specializes in re-roofing and repairing flat hot tar roofs for commercial buildings and residential hot tar roofs. Hot tar roofing systems are an excellent option for flat or low-slope roofs and are particularly effective for large commercial properties. One of the most common commercial roofing materials in use today, it is also one of the oldest of the “modern” roofing options, dating back to early 1800. It is a time-tested and true roofing method, especially now with all the advances in technology that make it an even more effective and efficient solution for large building structures. Built-up hot tar roofs can be designed and specified to meet a broad range of building waterproofing applications, depending on the needs of the building owner. Built-up hot tar roofs are especially resistant to damage from wind, hail, and snow. They are easy to repair and ideally suited for applications requiring a high level of redundancy.

Among the advantages of Built-up Roofing Systems:

Hot Tar Roofing surfacing materials can be coated with paint or other reflective materials to reduce the effects of UV radiation.  These coatings provide the additional benefit of reducing cooling and heating costs.

  • Proven track record of performance
  • A broad range of application methods
  • Available as part of a fire, wind, and/or hail-rated roofing system
  • Wide choice of top-surfacing, including “Cool Roofing” options
  • With insulation, provides an even better-performing building component
  • Superior waterproofing characteristics
  • High tensile-strength
  • Competitive life-cycle cost
  • Long-term warranties are available with many BUR systems