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To paint or not.

Postby bete » Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:35 pm

My cargo has a white roof from the factory. Would I still benefit from painting on the rv roof coating? Thank you.
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Re: To paint or not.

Postby hankaye » Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:04 pm

bete, Howdy;

Welcome to the site! Good to see you are putting us in your helper bucket right off. :thumbsup: , :thumbsup: .

Ask the manufacturer what they used to paint it with or if it is a coating form the mill where
the roofing material was made. Either way, you'll find out if it helps keep the heat out when
it turns warmer outside.

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Re: To paint or not.

Postby McDave » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:18 am

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Re: To paint or not.

Postby Mark959 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:00 pm

Paint, IMO.

These tin roofs conduct heat a lot, any resistance and reflectance will help
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Re: To paint or not.

Postby hankaye » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:41 pm

bete, Howdy;

I'd also paint but bear in mind that you'll need to prep the current surface.
By that I mean scuff sand it, clean off all the dust and clean completely with
acetone, mineral spirits or something compatible with the coating recommended
by McDave.

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Re: To paint or not.

Postby bete » Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:03 pm

Thanks guys, guess I will be painting.
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