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Old 10-03-2011, 01:24 AM   #1
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Anyone have any experience with this product? I am thinking of using it on my barn. The roof is a Gambrel.

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Old 10-03-2011, 11:56 PM   #2
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me personally, i wouldn't let someone pay me to put that junk on my house.

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Old 10-04-2011, 08:09 AM   #3
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me personally, i wouldn't let someone pay me to put that junk on my house.
ok, thanks for the opinion. Two questions though...


1) Do you actually have any experience with the product? I had never seen it before the other day, so I am interested in finding out the PRO/CON of using it.

2) I would not put it on my house either. But, assuming you have experience with the product, would you put it on your barn?

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I have seen an application on a shed that's now a few years old. It is starting to delaminate in places, and a small tree limb made a hole in it that had to be patched. Helped me decide not to use it anywhere at the lake.
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Personally never used it...

My two cents: The stuff feels like cardboard with a paint coating. Not surprised about the small tree branch puncturing it. If my barn was just to hold stuff that would be ok if a little water got to it, then I'd use it because it is cheap. But if my barn was going to hold stuff I didn't want wet, then I'd go with a traditional roof. Just my two cents...
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I turned down a few jobs when people wanted me to use the stuff. If it goes on correctly with no issues, it seems to at least last 2-4 years before falling apart. I'm sure you'll get lots of practice redoing the barn every couple of years. I'd prefer to do it only once every 20 or so.
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I turned down a few jobs when people wanted me to use the stuff. If it goes on correctly with no issues, it seems to at least last 2-4 years before falling apart. I'm sure you'll get lots of practice redoing the barn every couple of years. I'd prefer to do it only once every 20 or so.
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