In the summer of 2012, we removed about nine tons of dirt and gravel from our flat roof, sprayed it clean with water, then applied a white elastomeric coating. The white coating seals the roof, reflects photons and drastically reduces roof temperatures by over 30 degrees in the summer months.

I couldn't help but share the picture below on the right, it is of our home made digital antenna , it cost us less than $10 to make!! and the reception is much better than our cable company provided us.