'The Pine Hive' - Advice please?

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wall must be painted with light colors because dark color makes hive very hot in sun shining. Wood needs thin outdoor latex paint layer.

There's some really interesting 'Solar Reflective' paint for sale on Ebay. E.g. #360619622253

At £27 for 5 litres, it ain't particularly cheap. Two coats required. What I find interesting about it - having checked it's data sheet - it that the stuff is made from Bitumen, and yet has the appearance of bright Aluminium. Extraordinary.
Indeed, it's so bright that it's recommended to wear sunglasses if applying in sunny weather.

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