Asheville, NC, US
Calling the biscuit a Lamello wafer really dates this tip. Must be from the 70's.
Predrill the treads at the ends or they will split as they dry out. .
They can be purchased on Amazon for as little as $10 a pair for 4" BB hinges.
39 years in Key West FL has proved to me that emmissivity is just as important as reflectivity. An unpainted galvalume metal roof in the summer gets much too hot to touch, while you can lay naked on the same roof painted white. Ever heard the saying "cat on a hot tin roof"? And calling asphalt shingles with white sprinkles on them a cool roof material, well it just makes me hot. Nothing beats white metal over an air space and adequate insulation.
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