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Forum: The Mud Box 10-28-2020, 01:24 PM
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Posted By makethatkerdistick
Simple physics, CX. I've measured the difference...

Simple physics, CX. I've measured the difference myself when I had painted my shingle roof with some hydrated lime. I used an infrared thermometer. Ambient was in the high 90s on a sunny summer day...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-23-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
The metal is the whitest white available in...

The metal is the whitest white available in Kynar. Never gets hot (which is the purpose of this whole thing). Come next spring, I'll start enjoying that benefit.
Forum: The Mud Box 10-23-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
The project has started. The installer is very...

The project has started. The installer is very good and approachable. We work out flashing details and placement of penetrations together. So far, I am very pleased. It's a slow process, though. 14...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-30-2020, 02:26 PM
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Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
I am all excited. My install will begin in two...

I am all excited. My install will begin in two weeks. Kynar finish galvalum. All as desired. Out of numerous companies, they were the ONLY one that followed through. Not that I have much of a choice....
Forum: The Mud Box 06-15-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
Must be a busy time for roofers. Of all the eight...

Must be a busy time for roofers. Of all the eight contractors I called I only ever got one response followed by an actual quote. Not sure what to think but I wonder if this is common?
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Forum: The Mud Box 06-08-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
I am pursuing a new approach. I identified a...

I am pursuing a new approach. I identified a supplier in the Dallas area (Sheffield Metals) that has the materials I want. I will ask them for local installers that use their products. Maybe that way...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-06-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
Thanks all for your feedback. I enjoy listening...

Thanks all for your feedback. I enjoy listening to you while I learn and dig in.

I found this manufacturer's data sheet that clearly shows that nothing comes close to bright white. The SRI value...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-05-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By makethatkerdistick
Sigh! I interviewed my first roofing contractor....

Sigh! I interviewed my first roofing contractor. The person was nice and patiently addressed my questions. He seemed knowledgeable at first but then started making up stuff. I hate when people do...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-03-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
Thanks for talking me out of this hare-brained...

Thanks for talking me out of this hare-brained idea. Points well taken!

$100+++ per roofing square? That's for material only, right?
Forum: The Mud Box 06-03-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
A local supplier sells high-quality standing seam...

A local supplier sells high-quality standing seam panels to the general public. As you know, I have a propensity for taking on various projects as DIY.
There is some good advice on Youtube, and I...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-31-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
Some good thoughts, Jim! CX, sorry for...

Some good thoughts, Jim!

CX, sorry for misinterpreting your comments. It was a hasty read and a hasty reply. I already see I've got lots of reading to do to learn about the different options like...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-31-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
Thanks, CX. This is helpful information. I think...

Thanks, CX. This is helpful information. I think the pitch on my roof is about 5/12 or thereabouts.

Regarding the bright white, I am determined that I want that coating. For the full thermal...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-31-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By makethatkerdistick
tips regarding metal roofing

A new project for my home seems in the offing. As my composite shingle roof is aging, I am considering a metal roof with reflective white coating as a replacement in the next couple of years.
Three...
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