A bit of a dilemma

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cravenchx, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. cravenchx

    cravenchx Songster

    Aug 7, 2011
    Piedmont of NC
    Doing net boxes that are accessed from
    the outside; however, trying to figure out
    how to keep water from entering. Open from
    the top, as in lifting the roof, or stationary roof
    and opening from the front? Any suggestions
    or experience?
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    Stapling or nailing on strips of rubber tire inner tubes works well on the seems, they move well look nice and do the job.
  3. cravenchx

    cravenchx Songster

    Aug 7, 2011
    Piedmont of NC
    Quote:Checked this out earlier. A BIG help. Thanks!
  4. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Songster

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    Hi from Ga.


    I haven't had any trouble with leaking. [​IMG]
  5. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Songster

    I'd love to see pictures- I checked your BYC site and you haven't loaded anything there. You can check out mine for great pics of my external nest box. I am doing a stationary roof- it's not roofd yet, but it does have plywood on it right now. There will be two doors that swing down on the front side of the box. I was also worried about water getting into the boxes. I plan on putting a bit of trim on the outside to prevent water from coming in and having the door "seat" inside the box.. if that makes sense? It should be harder to have water get in that way.
  6. AtholCoop

    AtholCoop Songster

    Sep 27, 2008
    North Idaho

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