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Help with lime whitewash

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by shiningeyes, May 22, 2016.

  1. shiningeyes

    shiningeyes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2016
    I know some of you whitewash your coops and some old-timers have experience with whitewash in general (hopefully some of you will see this!) so maybe I can get some help. I whitewashed the inside of my coop yesterday using a water/lime/salt recipie. It dried white and didn't rub off with my finger (only did one coat and was letting it dry with the door open) however when I went out to the coop this morning it looked like I had just painted! It was all translucent again! I think it was the dew. But how in the world did anyone use a basic limewash on fences and stuff if the dew re-wets it all. Anyone know if this is normal? Or can tag anyone who might know?
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Sorry, I don't know, but...have you tried a search yet?
    Advanced search>titles only>whitewash

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