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Are plastic playhouses/sheds too hot?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Beau coop, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. Beau coop

    Beau coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alot of people have started converting little tykes playhouses and rubbermaid sheds into coops.

    I am liking the rubbermaid idea as I think it may be more water proof than the playhouse.

    Anyway does anyone know if these can be used safely in the heat and cold. I live in the northeast where we get both extremes. I don't want to prematurely roast or freeze my chickies!

    I have figured out the ventilation issue. So I am now working on temps
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    There 2 layers thick with an air space between ant they. That should be at least some insulation.
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I use a rubbermaid shed, but I'm in the mild Seattle climate, and the coop is in shade almost all day.

    Imp
     

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