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5 Gal. Radiant Barrier for Roofs and Exteriors

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  • Designed to prevent external surfaces from loading with heat
  • Acts as a water-tight barrier and offers sound dampening
  • Resists rust, cracks, dirt, pollution and other external stimuli
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SUNSHIELD is a flexible water- based high-performance coating solution that prevents and blocks solar heat from loading when used on any external surface / application where solar heat loading is a problem. Once painted with Sunshield, the external surface will be physically cool to the touch and at an ambient surface temperature, regardless of how hot it is outside or the type of surface that Sunshield has been applied to. Even on a bare metal roof, when Sunshield is used, if it is 85°F outside, then the surface temperature of the metal will be 85°F with Sunshield, rather than 160°F without Sunshield. SUNSHIELD will greatly reduce the expansion and contraction on a roof that causes leaks. It also prevents corrosion and surface deterioration. SUNSHIELD will not peel, crack or lose of adhesion. SUNSHIELD is more than just a white reflective coating as it does not allow external surfaces to load with heat. SUNSHIELD resist dirt, mold, mildew and pollution to increase longevity and reduce surface maintenance. SUNSHIELD is a durable USDA approved, energy star green coating. SUNSHIELD provides a water tight barrier and has a sound dampening quality making a structure more comfortable. Coverage area: 100 sq. ft. per Gal. (9 m Gal.) comes in 5 Gal. pails. SUNSHIELD contains 4 unique ceramic materials that are designed to block and prevent 95% of solar heat from ever loading.
  • More than just a reflective white coating - blocks solar heat gain resulting from visual light, ultra violet (UV) and infrared (IR) 5 Gal. pails
  • SUNSHIELD is a high performance ceramic compound
  • Shatters high air conditioning / cooling cost when applied to all roofs and exterior walls
  • SUNSHIELD is a green coating with exceptionally low voc (21 gram/liter)
  • Resistant to dirt, mold, mildew and pollution and has a 10 year life span
  • Excellent for roof and exterior wall applications; coverage: 100 sq. ft./Gal. (9 sq. m/Gal.)
  • ENERGY STAR and USDA approved
  • Insulation for containers, transportation vehicles, refrigerated containers, reefer trucks, trailers/motor homes and railroad cars
  • Water-tight barrier and sound dampening capability
  • Used as a system over metal, concrete, modified bitumen, rubber, masonry and wood to stop heat gain, moisture penetration and corrosion development
  • Withstands large temperature variances without peeling, cracking or loss of adhesion
  • Designed for flexibility and elongation to move with the substrate and withstand the rigors of contraction and expansion
  • Can be applied to asphalt shingles (with superbase as a primer), metal, masonry, wood, tar, concrete, aged foam, fiberglass
  • Use in any application where solar heat loading is a problem
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FANTASTIC! Almost miraculous!
We painted the outside of a very large metal sliding garage door. See in the photos, temp reading on the inside of a section WITH this paint, another on a section of the door WITHOUT: Unbelievable difference.
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    I got a call from the distributor to explain to...
    I got a call from the distributor to explain to me the proper way to clean my roof and then apply the primer and then the ceramic heat resistant paint. Gregg was very helpful ( and excited about their products ) and I spent a few weekends cleaning, priming and painting. Product works excellent and as described. My roof in Miami went from 165* degrees in the afternoon, to now be in the 80’s ( I think it will be even better as it cures, and I also may put on another coat which should make it even cooler as I have 1 bucket left soI may have put it on too thin. Don’t spend tens of thousands on a new roof and insulation… paint it !!
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    It just simply WORKS!!!
    When we first bought the product, the price was concerning. Would the product work? How about company support? For us, this was a major investment into a product we knew nothing about. We were using it to coat the entire exterior surface of an old shipping container, which would house the entire contents of our home for about two years. We really needed a product that would keep the heat from doing damage to our furnishing and electronics. We took the leap and paid the price. We could not be happier. This product arrived timely and was as described and expected. AWESOME... it out performed beyond our expectations. You could touch the metal of the container and it would be so hot you could not keep your hands on the metal....YET....just inches away where we had already applied the product, it was cool (on the outside) and on the inside of the container, the metal felt like it had just been taken out of the refrigerator. Once we had the entire container completed, the inside felt like it was being air conditioned (outside temps over 80 degrees). We made the decision to apply two coats. One worked fine, but we found two was better. As for coverage, for us, the product covered way more footage than was advertised. Two 5-Gallon buckets covered an entire 40' High Cube container with two coats and almost half a second container with two coats. We had some concerns and questions about how we were applying it. We were always able to get right through to a human being at the manufacturer. We always got answers and assurances. They were wonderfully helpful. That is something special in these days and times or answering machines and never call backs. They were very helpful in all matters. Would I buy the product again? Yup, we already bought more and put it on other things, like the top of our 20 foot trailer. Was the price really worth the value of the product? ABSOLUTELY!!! Hands down, the value you get from the product is certainly worth the price. Advice: Before you purchase, give the guys at SPI a call and discuss what you plan to use the product for. They will give you guidance and talk about things you should be aware of. But, my best advice? If you have something that you want to reduce the heat build up on, run out and buy this product. It does exactly what they say it will do. We are HAPPY consumers of this product.
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      4 found this review helpful
      Extremely thick, hard to paint, but works greats. Cool to the touch as well as reflects heat to k...
      Extremely thick, hard to paint, but works greats. Cool to the touch as well as reflects heat to keep cool on the inside.
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      Almost 4 coats on a 8x32 un-insulated race trailer, AC could not keep up in the summer, it was mi...
      Almost 4 coats on a 8x32 un-insulated race trailer, AC could not keep up in the summer, it was miserable inside. Hope it will better next season. My un-scientific test on a plain sheet of aluminum laid on the roof revealed a 10 degree difference on a 70 degree, sunny December day here in Alabama. Stuff is thick, stirred with a 1/2 drill and paddle mixer. Washed and scrubbed roof with TSP week one, then a week later put the first coat on, then a week later the remaining coats. Dried to touch pretty quick. Waited just over an hour between the other coats, otherwise would have been painting in the dark. Used a 1/2 nap roller.
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        EXCELLENT product. Does everything the manufacturer says it does! I noticed my air conditioner cy...
        EXCELLENT product. Does everything the manufacturer says it does! I noticed my air conditioner cycles ON much less and that the house stays cooler throughout the hot parts of the day. Easy to apply - I used a 9 inch roller and it took one day (6 hours) each to cover 1,000 sq ft with the primer and then the next day I applied the SUNSHIELD. READ the spec sheet - manufacturer's specs for coverage are spot on.
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          9 found this review helpful
          I used it for a flat roof in Downtown Manhattan over SBS. Excellent product but you need to use ...
          I used it for a flat roof in Downtown Manhattan over SBS. Excellent product but you need to use Super Base (sold at HD also) from the same company as a primer.
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            Exellent for my application.
            The back side of my two story house faces west. The lower half is block with stucco applied. The upper half is wood siding. (50 yrs. old) The stucco area got so hot, that you could not touch it. I applied 2 coats of this product and the difference is AMAZING! The temperature is 85-95 degrees and the stucco is barely warm to the touch in the hottest part of the day. I am now working on the wood siding. (Got to replace some of it). Pricey, but well worth it. My AC is working much better and I'm only half done. My neighbor installed vinyl siding 3 years ago and it is warped and distorted on the back of his house, due to the heat. I hope it will last for a few years.
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            25 found this review helpful
            SUNSHIELD Radiant Barrier for Roofs and Exteriors
            It is not often that I am impressed by a product but I must say, SunShield is amazing. I have a shop with a metal roof. I recently had to cut down the trees that were shading it. The roof was now exposed to the full sun and the heat was intolerable. I looked at applying spray foam insulation to the underside of the roof but that was very expensive and labor intensive. I pressure washed the roof and applied SunShield with a 3/4" nap paint roller. The application was easy and the results were incredible. I was able to apply SunShield to half of my roof on the first day. Where the metal was still exposed, the temperature was too hot to touch. Just a few inches away where SunShield was applied, the metal was cool and no warmer than the ambient temperature. What a great solution for my purpose at a fraction of the price of foam insulation. My shop is now cool even in the full sun. I am going to apply SunShield to some of my other buildings. I highly recommend this product.....it works !!!
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            The SunShield works very well. I covered my house roof...
            The SunShield works very well. I covered my house roof with 9 5gal pails and my cat sanctuary with 6 pails. Both are in direct sunshine. There is now no radiant heat beaming through either roof. The cats are comfortable and not heat stressed. My house is cool. Friends now ask if I have A/C. No A/C. The furniture and walls no longer heat up during the day and release heat into the house at night. Upstairs is the most dramatic improvement. This is superior to aluminum radiant barrier applications. I live in South Texas and it often exceeds105 in the summer. Remarkable products. I highly recommend. It also helps retain heat generated inside during the winter.
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