black bitumen paint?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by npc1989, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. npc1989

    npc1989 New Egg

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    ive noticed damp on my floor inside my shed obvisouly coming from ground up. i was thinking about using black bitumen paint to protect from the damp. once dry it will be covered in two/three inches of easiechick or similiar. would it be ok to use?
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Personally I'd put down a couple of layers of heavy plastic, and cover that with at least 6" of sand.
    A thick layer of paint won't ever dry properly, and will give off lots of fumes

    I'd also work on the landscaping around the shed to divert water away from it
     

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