black bitumen paint?

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

  1. npc1989

    npc1989 New Egg

    Jun 13, 2013
    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

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    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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