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Old 11-15-2010, 12:57 PM   #1
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Re: Roof over with insulation and ddpm

George Meyers popped in my head as I read this. I can see no reason why his method wouldn't work. I don't agree with everything he says (like his wild musings on using stacked cabinet drawer slides to make a slide out based on the drawer slides rating... please don't do that... drawer slides are only rated X LBS for X Inches width) but I do think this would work. The metal expansion could be lessened by coating the roof with a heat reflecting coating (I prefer Snow Roof Elastometric Roof Coating). This is also a good method of adding insulation if you discover, after you've converted, that you need more insulation. Not that any of us who do that...
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Old 11-28-2010, 11:09 PM   #2
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Re: Roof over with insulation and ddpm

I'd love to do that and get an r-10, but I checked the links- they're all for stationary buildings.'

What happens when you got a steady 60+mph wind beating against it?
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