Flex seal for roofs, why not?

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  1. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    when will we forgo the bullshit of labor intensive asphault roofing tiles that fail in a stiff wind & degrade in 15-20yrs.

    when will the easy spray on material be used instead & can be reapplied when & where if needed?
    anyone in the business got any answers?:dontknow:
     
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    Great idea but it is aesthetically pleasing?
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    same as asphault roofing & i'm sure can be done in any color
     
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    I just had my roof replaced and it was so expensive!
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    its like that crap you spray in your truck beds, takes a pounding, heat, cold, rain, snow, sun along with all the equipment thrown on top, really takes a beating & looks good
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    ya, mother in law was just ripped off with an entire roof that had a few leaks around the vent pipes...dumb bitch didnt listen to me..:facepalm:
     
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    I think applying over OSB on a roof would look like shit. I'm betting the current formula isn't very UV stable over the long term either. Go with a Line-X or Rhino lining bedliner instead. For aesthetics either would probably be fine in Florida or the like.
     
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    I'm going with a steel roof next year.....ZOINKS! About 50% more than asphalt. :facepalm:
     
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    Because the sun is so brutal here, there is no decent way to replace sections of roofing without it being really noticeable.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    the point is, same shit, bedliner shit whatever....why isnt it being used instead of the outdated labor intensive expensive crap we use now?....that bedliner shit looks awesome & holds up to much more than a roof would experience.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    comercial buildings with flat roofs are extremely labor intensive, tar, applied, ashpaualt, etc etc & it always fails quick.
     
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    If you need to replace some asphalt shingles but not all, would you just have a big black spray painted tar circle on your roof, though?
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    but the scam is your roof will leak around the vent pipes, chimney, skylites etc first & worried old homeowner is scammed into entire new roof when the real fix is the seals around those pipes etc that can be replaced cheaply by shit from home depot.
     
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    Then labor would go up dramatically for the roof sheathing and surface prep. Plus stripping it off would be a nightmare if that ever became an issue....new roof sheathing and damage to trusses/rafters. If anything was better than asphalt, concrete, slate, steel, etc. I'm sure someone would be capitalizing on it already.
     
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    Just had a 60 year metal roof put on the lake house my grandad built. Next time that damn thing has to be replaced I'll be long dead and someone else will have to deal.

    Can't get away with the metal roof at the house tho.
     
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    I think it's a good idear. Roofing is a scam.
     
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    Hillbilly log house FTW!!!! :cheer:
     
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    :hhh: It kinda is. But it has runnin' water and 'lectricity. :howdy:
     
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    as it ages, I'm sure it'll ripple...then it's done. Any standing water and yo will get leaks
     
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    :secret: I actually meant my shitbox.