Commercial Roofing

Commercial Roofing: The Benefits of Asphalt and Gravel

Do you want to put a new roof on your commercial building? Are you looking for an economical yet durable roofing material? If so, an asphalt and gravel roof makes the most sense! In this blog, Couvreurs-DM, a company of experts in the installation, replacement and renovation of commercial roofs in Montreal and Laval, will tell you all about the advantages of this material for flat-roof buildings. Enjoy!

Asphalt and Gravel Roofing: A Quality, Budget-Friendly Solution


An asphalt and gravel roof is made of several layers of felt paper embedded with asphalt and gravel, which are uniformly placed to form an effective barrier against heat, cold and UV rays. The finishing gravel is offered in white, which reflects the sun’s rays to help combat heat islands in urban areas. This multilayer coating - the least expensive on the market - offers several other advantages:

  • Ideal for industrial, commercial and residential flat roofs
  • Weather and damage resistant
  • Easy maintenance
  • Durability up to 25 years
  • Superior acoustic soundproofing
  • Fire resistant
  • Excellent value for your money

Professional Maintenance: The Best Way to Extend the Life of Your Asphalt and Gravel Roof

Any roofing specialist will confirm that you can extend the durability of your flat asphalt and gravel roof up to 25 years if you entrust its annual maintenance to a professional team. The maintenance work is as follows:

  • Repairing cracks with liquid asphalt
  • Repositioning gravel
  • Adding gravel


Roofing experts will also check to make sure the layers of felt paper are well covered with gravel chips to prevent the felt sheets from drying out in the sun. This simple maintenance protects your roof from premature wear and ensures optimal longevity.

Get a Free Quote for Installing or Repairing Your Asphalt and Gravel Roof

For installation, replacement or repair of your flat roof, do not waste your time ... or your money! Trust the experienced roofers who will not hesitate to provide you with a written guarantee even before the work is started!

At Couvreurs-DM, our work is guaranteed: we have been successfully installing and repairing commercial asphalt and gravel roofs for more than 20 years. To get a free quote with no obligation, call us!

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