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

    May 19, 2008
    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

    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.


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