Siding or no siding?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by AnKa, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. AnKa

    AnKa Out Of The Brooder

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    My coop is insulated (4"walls) so there are 2 layers of plywood and 1 layer of insulation between the chickens and the weather.
    Question is - should I side it or just paint the outside plywood? I think I am too lazy for siding plus I don't want to pay for the materials...
     
  2. BFeathered

    BFeathered Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just slap some decent "weatherproof" paint on it and be done! And good job on getting it built to start with [​IMG] Just my 2 cents.
     
  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Wait a minute, you *tiled* your coop but you balk at some measly siding????

    LOL

    It really doesn't matter much from a functional standpoint. Good siding will last longer than 'enh' plywood, but even just plywood will last a good long while if you seal all seams/gaps and prime and paint it well. So, whatever floats your boat [​IMG]

    Heck you could tile the outside, some sort of fancy mosaic type deal [​IMG]

    Have fun,

    Pat
     

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