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Forum: Roofing 05-24-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,279
Posted By AaronB.
I wouldn't touch any valley for 250. Wait til...

I wouldn't touch any valley for 250. Wait til something else goes wrong with it and they blame it on you cuz you touched the valley. Thnat 250 now goes to minus 2 thousand when you're in the middle...
Forum: Roofing 05-17-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,374
Posted By AaronB.
These work well in most situations.

These work well in most situations.
Forum: Roofing 05-17-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,374
Posted By AaronB.
Use ITW Buildex Accutrac and Accudrive standup...

Use ITW Buildex Accutrac and Accudrive standup screwguns and they can handle up to 6" screws.
Forum: Roofing 05-15-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,947
Posted By AaronB.
Was this fact posted then deleted?

Was this fact posted then deleted?
Forum: Roofing 05-13-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,356
Posted By AaronB.
If we are simply doing a UV reflector, with no...

If we are simply doing a UV reflector, with no waterproofing, I can do it for that. A full restoration is easily triple that, like Grumpy says. Sometimes more.
Forum: Roofing 05-12-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,356
Posted By AaronB.
This depends on the quality of the coating, and...

This depends on the quality of the coating, and how much is allowed to be applied.

If you go with 1 3 gallon per square of elastomeric acrylic white roof coating 20 years after installation, you...
Forum: Roofing 05-11-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,356
Posted By AaronB.
Not all modified bitumen roofs need to be coated...

Not all modified bitumen roofs need to be coated as often as some think. Granule surfaced modified bitumen can go decades before needing a coating.

I like the heat welded aspects of modified...
Forum: Roofing 05-11-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,201
Posted By AaronB.
You can get factory seconds at some places on the...

You can get factory seconds at some places on the cheap. I once got 45 squares of 2 7/8 tabs for a financially challenged customer. This may be what happened. I don't know of any 37" shingles on...
Forum: Roofing 05-11-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,356
Posted By AaronB.
The first Modified Bitumen roof I ever worked on...

The first Modified Bitumen roof I ever worked on 20 years ago is still performing quite well.

Saw it a few months ago. Very good condition. This was a mopped down SBS roof.

First torch roof I...
Forum: Roofing 05-09-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 45,609
Posted By AaronB.
More scare tactics... less talent.

More scare tactics... less talent.
Forum: Roofing 05-09-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,356
Posted By AaronB.
There is no more risk than cooking a steak.

There is no more risk than cooking a steak.
Forum: Roofing 05-09-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,719
Posted By AaronB.
It all comes down to using scare tactics to sell...

It all comes down to using scare tactics to sell your own systems. I'm glad that I don't have to resort to such tactics.
Forum: Roofing 05-09-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,719
Posted By AaronB.
P.S. you can start a fire being careless with a...

P.S. you can start a fire being careless with a heat gun as well. You can start a fire with no heat aside from a spark on a roof as well. Therefore, you should not have combustible liquids and...
Forum: Roofing 05-09-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,719
Posted By AaronB.
Solderers and plumbers start roof fires, too. It...

Solderers and plumbers start roof fires, too. It gets classified as open flame roof fires.

Does not matter if you cook on the floors or walls... kitchen fires happen, and the risk is there, so by...
Forum: Roofing 05-09-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,356
Posted By AaronB.
If you don't know, Im not telling. :-)

If you don't know, Im not telling. :-)
Forum: Roofing 05-09-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,445
Posted By AaronB.
Water is what I was about to recommend as well. ...

Water is what I was about to recommend as well.

Sometimes, especially with O.C. shingles, the tar strip comes up with the shingles. For this I apply a thin bead of polyurethane caulk in the void...
Forum: Roofing 05-09-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,719
Posted By AaronB.
Well, since you use fire in the kitchen, and...

Well, since you use fire in the kitchen, and kitchen fires do happen, then since you haven't burned your house down cooking, all you could logically reason by way of your justification is YET.

You...
Forum: Roofing 05-09-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 45,609
Posted By AaronB.
I don't use staples for all the reasons you...

I don't use staples for all the reasons you state.

I simply said that the paper/tack comparison would not be a valid test.
Forum: Roofing 05-08-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 45,609
Posted By AaronB.
I call bull****. Your test is flawed. Figure...

I call bull****. Your test is flawed. Figure out a real world comparable test.
Forum: Roofing 05-07-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,699
Posted By AaronB.
I like the Uncured flashing idea best.

I like the Uncured flashing idea best.
Forum: Roofing 05-07-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 45,609
Posted By AaronB.
I have never used any type of nail gun that...

I have never used any type of nail gun that couldnt keep up with as fast as I could hit it. A faster nail gun or staple gun is a non-issue.

Of ALL the blown off roofs I have ever repaired, 100%...
Forum: Roofing 05-07-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 45,609
Posted By AaronB.
Theoretically, staples should hold just as well...

Theoretically, staples should hold just as well as nails, but with a wider coverage/hold down area.

I Have never had to repair a stapled roof, but the nail advocates all claim that staples are...
Forum: Roofing 05-07-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,699
Posted By AaronB.
Bummer. General Contractors always seem to think...

Bummer. General Contractors always seem to think they know roofing. Most I have dealt with know little to nothing about installation, repair, maintenance, nor true cost of a real roofing company.
Forum: Roofing 05-06-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,699
Posted By AaronB.
Oh yes, and Morning Wood mentions another issue...

Oh yes, and Morning Wood mentions another issue that brings me to my next point... If the posts crack, you will likely be blamed for the ensuing leakage.
Forum: Roofing 05-06-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,699
Posted By AaronB.
Don't do it! When it fails, and it will fail,...

Don't do it! When it fails, and it will fail, you will be on the hook.

Get it in writing, video tape the meeting, and bring 5 witnesses, but start by calling your attorney and see what he says.
...
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