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Forum: Roofing 05-01-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By OldNBroken
The bldg is only three years old. It's a fully...

The bldg is only three years old. It's a fully adhered 90 mil reinforced and the installers did a some decent work. Just cover board over wood deck so it's not the fasteners. The proud plates act...
Forum: Roofing 04-30-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By OldNBroken
For your entertainment...

I don't post a lot but I just had to show some pics of this roof. I have never seen so many patches on so little space. My best guess is they thought it was a good idea to use a snowblower here. Yes,...
Forum: Site Feedback and Suggestions 04-15-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By OldNBroken
Thanks again! My kids are nudging me out to...

Thanks again!

My kids are nudging me out to pasture and I seem to have a bit more free time on my hands so probably will be a bit more active in the future unfortunately. :censored:
Forum: Roofing 05-02-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,959
Posted By OldNBroken
Fully adhered instead of mech fastened

Fully adhered instead of mech fastened
Forum: Roofing 07-15-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,217
Posted By OldNBroken
It just dawned on me that it's concrete, no need...

It just dawned on me that it's concrete, no need for densdeck. As far as insulation goes, concrete has very little R-value regardless of the thickness. It's actually a good idea to at least put a few...
Forum: Roofing 07-14-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,217
Posted By OldNBroken
You don't actually glue the membrane to the...

You don't actually glue the membrane to the concrete. Is any insulation going back on? You may need densdeck for a fire rating...lots of questions that need to be decided on for that particular job....
Forum: Roofing 07-14-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,217
Posted By OldNBroken
In my opinion to start with I would walk away...

In my opinion to start with I would walk away from both of those and continue looking

Most cost effective in life-cycle costing would be a fully adhered pvc (not durolast)
Look for a Fibertite,...
Forum: Roofing 04-30-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,318
Posted By OldNBroken
MetalStretcher, it's not always about the cost. I...

MetalStretcher, it's not always about the cost. I know exactly what you are getting at and it's actually not a bad business to look at. I will tell you , though, that the main reason I set up my own...
Forum: Roofing 04-30-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,318
Posted By OldNBroken
I would suggest looking at the schechtl Max. That...

I would suggest looking at the schechtl Max. That is what we have used for years, been very happy with it. Got it refurbed from MetalForming in Atlanta.

If you are just doing your own work...
Forum: Roofing 04-30-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,318
Posted By OldNBroken
In the process of upgrading to a new Jorns...

In the process of upgrading to a new Jorns Twinmatic so in-house
Forum: Roofing 12-19-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,176
Posted By OldNBroken
How old is the roof? Oh please do post some...

How old is the roof?

Oh please do post some pics of it, especially the curbs and penetrations.
I'm still looking for pics of a decent Durolast install. Have yet to see one. :blink:
Forum: Roofing 08-30-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,006
Posted By OldNBroken
I don't doubt that for a minute

I don't doubt that for a minute
Forum: Roofing 07-19-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,160
Posted By OldNBroken
Yes I have. I'll see if I still have some...

Yes I have. I'll see if I still have some pictures of the last one we had to repair. They may be on the harddrive of my computer that crashed. The pictures are still on there. I just haven't had the...
Forum: Roofing 07-18-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,697
Posted By OldNBroken
C'mon guys, I posted it for some light-hearted...

C'mon guys, I posted it for some light-hearted entertainment, not to critique safety.
Been doing this a long time and was and am aware of the risks and ramifications of the job. I deal with LnI...
Forum: Roofing 07-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,697
Posted By OldNBroken
LOL, I'll let him know Reg. As far as...

LOL, I'll let him know Reg.
As far as publicity, we stay very busy without advertising so it doesn't bother me too much. It was a rather entertaining experience. The owner's rep came up today and...
Forum: Roofing 07-17-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,697
Posted By OldNBroken
My guys need harnesses? Wish someone would have...

My guys need harnesses? Wish someone would have informed me of this when I started roofing...32 years ago.

Okay, smart-assedness aside. I'll try to explain it to you GC's briefly. We rarely wear...
Forum: Roofing 07-17-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,160
Posted By OldNBroken
Can't quote labor in Pennsylvania but material is...

Can't quote labor in Pennsylvania but material is relatively consistent.
$3/sqft will possibly cover materials on the lower-end type systems I posted above. Yours is about average as far as...
Forum: Roofing 07-17-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,160
Posted By OldNBroken
Where do you order it out of? Because back in the...

Where do you order it out of? Because back in the 80's and early 90's I used to do a lot of business with them here and everything was fine. Then they went wholesale only and won't give you the time...
Forum: Roofing 07-16-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,697
Posted By OldNBroken
Made the news today. yehaw

http://www.kxly.com/news/spokane-news/26991648

Well, I didn't. I have an aversion to publicity. Told him to just talk to the guys.
Forum: Roofing 07-16-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,160
Posted By OldNBroken
Wish I was retired. Just too busy this time of...

Wish I was retired. Just too busy this time of year Tom.

As far as the OP, Not so much recommend a brand as there are sooo many around and many sell the same profiles under their own pet name. I...
Forum: Roofing 07-10-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,366
Posted By OldNBroken
Ed who? :whistling Grumps is back around too

Ed who? :whistling

Grumps is back around too
Forum: Roofing 05-17-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,357
Posted By OldNBroken
I was kind of wondering this at first but then I...

I was kind of wondering this at first but then I remembered...I don't care.
Does seem rather odd though.

Does, however, remind me of one of the reasons I thank god I don't do resi's anymore, or...
Forum: Roofing 05-15-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,778
Posted By OldNBroken
What membrane?

What membrane?
Forum: Roofing 05-15-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,971
Posted By OldNBroken
Apparently between my wife and I we already know...

Apparently between my wife and I we already know everything.

I know everything except that I'm a ****ing idiot, and she knows that so between us we do know everything.
Forum: Roofing 05-08-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,257
Posted By OldNBroken
Well, both are correct. Emulsion is not a new...

Well, both are correct. Emulsion is not a new roof. It is a maintenance coating. Left alone it will generally last 2-5 yrs. With inspection, touchup of penetrations and flashings and recoating every...
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