Alternative to clear tarps/plastic

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Tracyree, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. Tracyree

    Tracyree Songster

    May 6, 2011
    I want to winterized the run and am looking at alternatives to the plastic I've used in the past.

    Are my only other clear options plexiglass?

  2. bostonam

    bostonam In the Brooder

    May 27, 2014
    I bought some of the heavy duty plastic from the local hardware store "Lowes". My neighbor had used shower curtains from a discount store. The grommets made a simple installation. Kinda wished I saw his first. I wanted to leave a small opens at the top to make sure the air keeps moving.
  3. Wxguru

    Wxguru Chirping

    Sep 2, 2014
    I think I am going to go with the Husky clear sheeting that is a thicker mil...I think 6 mil. I am only going to cover the first 6 feet of the run with it. I might double it up and then tack it down with a good staple gun in a pretty good row...or put against painted plywood and secure to it with a 1x3 or 1x4 over the top to keep it from getting torn up. And then just remove it in the spring.
  4. vehve

    vehve The Token Finn



    Clear corrugated plastic roofing panels work too.

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