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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug. 2, 2004
    Golden State

    Default metal barn roofs

    I am wanting to put a dk green metal roof on the new barn, not planning to insulate. Long side of barn is adjusted to have solid side facing the winter north wind. The builder thinks I should do silver/metal look instead because it will absorb less heat. What you you guys think?
    I can explain it TO you,but I can't understand it FOR you

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr. 8, 2005


    Get the color you want or you won't be happy. And insulate. Not insulating my barn roof is really the only regret I have about building my barn.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan. 5, 2010


    I see "Golden State"....Central Valley or Coastal, and how far north or south?

    If you're in 29 Palms, he's got a great argument; if you're in Eureka, I'd get what you want
    Nudging "Almost Heaven" a little closer still...

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb. 23, 2005
    Spotsylvania, VA


    I have insulated, energy star certified brown metal roofs on my barns with no problem. I also have a ridgeline vent
    I wasn't always a Smurf
    Penmerryl's Sophie RIDSH
    "I ain't as good as I once was but I'm as good once as I ever was"
    The ignore list is my friend. It takes 2 to argue.

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