bituminous felt

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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This sag puts more stress on the bituminous felt causing even more tearing and a bigger leak.
I would normally consider a properly installed bituminous felt roof to be good for at least 10 years.
The disadvantage is that the sarking felt, particularly the old bituminous felt sarking felt, where it is turned into the gutter, tends to dry but and become brittle.
All of that changed with the development of the bituminous felt roofing sheet.