Coop flooring for cold weather

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by KayfromWI, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. KayfromWI

    KayfromWI Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first post! I will be getting a 6X16 shed that will have a metal foundation with wood (of some sort?) on top. I live in WI where it gets cold. Would vinyl work on the floor and maybe the walls or will it crack from the cold?

    Thanks!
     
  2. DinosRBirds

    DinosRBirds Hunted by Moonlight

    Feb 1, 2011
    Lake Huron,MI
    I don't. Know about vinyl, but hay and straw works fine for me, livin in Michigan.
     
  3. KayfromWI

    KayfromWI Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks...I was thinking such.[​IMG]
     
  4. KayfromWI

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    Should I insulate and put up paneling on the walls (and paint)?
    Or will they be o.k. without insulation? The roof will have insulation (free upgrade with the shed)
    Ideal # of electrical outlets?
    There will be a door, skylight, and two windows.

    Any advice to make it perfect, I would love to read about it!!!
     

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