hinge advice please

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by goodb, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. goodb

    goodb Songster

    Hey gang!

    I'm trying to get my birds' home ready for winter and need to make the nest box hinge more waterproof. What I have isn't working as I hoped and am looking for new ideas for this one portion. If you watch the video here
    http://youtu.be/Nkck_iWGbtw you'll see the issue I have.

    I apologize for not keeping on subject and got distracted while filming. PLEASE do not allow the cuteness to distract you from the main issue as it did me. [​IMG]

    Thank you for your help if you avoid the distractions. [​IMG]
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

    Jan 10, 2013
    An old tire inner tube works well.
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Get a piece of EDPM pond liner (a good garden center should have this on a roll to buy by the foot) and attach it to the wall with a furring strip above the nest and down well over the hinge area. You'll may have to caulk the top edge.

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