Shower Curtain update

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by res, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. res

    res Chillin' With My Peeps

    Late last fall, I lined my run with heavyweight shower curtain to "winterize" it. And what a winter it has been - colder, snowier, icier, windier.... Today I took the shower curtains down and am storing them for next year. They survived in perfect shape! I will definitely be doing the same thing with them next winter.

    Some pics of when I installed them back on OCTOBER 23rd! They were up for 4 1/2 months!

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  2. Great info. Tested and withstood a brutal winter. :thumbsup
     
  3. jetdog

    jetdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 on the shower curtain, everything is dry and gets nice and warm on sunny days, still 2 feet of snow so they will be up for a while still.
     
  4. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice! I put a tarp on the northern side of my run. It got beat to heck and torn up by the insane wind but it did it's job well considering it was a lovely $2 :) Where did you purchase this shower curtain?
     
  5. jetdog

    jetdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a commercial grade shower curtain from Amazon, built a frame with strapping and sandwiched it between the strapping for strength, it has worked great one small rip from my daughter shoveling.
     
  6. thomasboyle

    thomasboyle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wrap my run with shower curtains each winter, and love it. Keeps out the snow and wind, and if it is a sunny day, it my be 25 outside, but inside the run it can be 45 or so. My waterers also freeze less during the day, even if it is 10-15 out during the day. I attach the curtains to the wood frame with 1" deck screws and 3/4" fender washers.

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