Help with lime whitewash

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

  1. shiningeyes

    shiningeyes Chirping

    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! Premium Member

    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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