Tar Paper

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tar paper

[′tär ‚pā·pər]
Heavy construction paper coated or impregnated with tar.

Tar Paper


a rolled roofing and waterproofing material obtained by treating roofing cardboard with tar. In the USSR, tar paper is produced either with a mineral coating (usually sand) or plain. Tar paper is less durable than asphalt roofing materials, and therefore it is used mainly for roofing temporary structures. Because of its water-repellent quality and resistance to putrefaction, tar paper is used for waterproofing and as a vapor barrier during building construction. Tar paper is available in the USSR in widths of 750,1,000, and 1,025 mm.

asphalt prepared roofing, asphaltic felt, cold-process roofing, prepared roofing, rolled roofing, rolled strip roofing, roofing felt, sanded bituminous felt, saturated felt, self-finished roofing felt

Installing asphalt prepared roofing
A roofing material manufactured by saturating a dry felt with asphalt and then coating the saturated felt with a harder asphalt mixed with a fine mineral, glass-fiber, asbestos, or organic stabilizer; available in the form of rolls. All or part of the weather side may be covered with mineral granules or with powdered talc or mica. The reverse side is covered with a material suitable to prevent sticking in the roll. The
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Rolls of tar paper were being stripped off the roofs of the barn and sheds and hurled to oblivion.
We had just framed the house and hung the black tar paper, and a couple of Habitat volunteers, Bess and Rick Jones, put the first window in here," she said.
The more traditional way is to cover a wall or surface with some kind of sheathing, then cover it with tar paper and chicken wire, or regular stucco or plaster wire.
Households were assigned space in the frugal 100-by-20-foot family structures, which were made of wood and tar paper.
According to Carney, the building supplies added to the site include all kinds of lumber & plywood, windows & doors, flooring, sheetrock, blueboard, plaster, roofing shingles & tar paper, vinyl siding, asphalt, cement & concrete as well as other building & construction materials.
Miro's rejectionist critique swings from base materialism--the celebration of sandpaper, tar paper, Masonite--to some fabulously self-aware "stupid" paintings and "dumb" collages, works utterly anti-aesthetic in their ambitions, especially when compared, say, to those of Picasso or Juan Gris.
If the water shield and tar paper aren't installed properly underneath, it doesn't matter what kind of shingles are used.
Picture this: a plywood box, 50 feet long, covered in tar paper, mounted on a turntable, and with a roof that could be opened to let in sunlight.
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A large volume of black smoke and the contents of the roof - tar paper and timbers contributed to all that.
Meanwhile, the walls started going up: First we applied a coat of roofing tar, then tar paper, to the foundation to prevent water wicking up into the wall.
Laying pipe seal double layer of tar paper on lepiku and cement mortar.