Vinyl - good or bad

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by reksat, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. reksat

    reksat Chirping

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    Thanks everyone for the info. Looks like this will be my choice. I have a brother who works as a carpet/vinyl installer so hopefully he can get me some leftovers to save on cost. TajMahal Chicken one question = When raising the vinyl 1ft above the floor what do you fasten it to ? The studs itself or some type of basesboard installed up the sides of the coop. just wondering before my coop goes up Thanks.
     
  2. angelinthemorning

    angelinthemorning In the Brooder

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    Anyone ever use the peel and stick vinyl tiles?

    TIA
     
  3. angelinthemorning

    angelinthemorning In the Brooder

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    Bump. Newbie question. Tia.
     
  4. garthmyers

    garthmyers In the Brooder

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    I am in the process of building my coop and after this post will definatly use vynal for the flooring.

    Thanks,

    -Garth-
     
  5. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:I don't think they would work well. With all the seams there is too much chance for moisture to get in and the chickens may scratch them up.


    BTW ~ [​IMG] and just a friendly note ~ "Bumping" a thread is frowned upon on BYC.
     
  6. angelinthemorning

    angelinthemorning In the Brooder

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    Thank you for the response. Something to consider.

    My apology on the bump, didn't want to clutter the threads.
     
  7. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Yes, many people, and the ones who tell you they work wonderfully and don't come loose are almost entirely the people whose stick-on vinyl tiles are less than a couple years old [​IMG]

    They come loose. Repair/replacement is a harder job than having just done something else in the first place.

    There is truly nothing at all wrong with a plain, primed-and-painted plywood floor. Why overcomplicate things? [​IMG]

    Pat
     
  8. duy_quan

    duy_quan In the Brooder

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    Good

    I like it:)
     
  9. AlienChick

    AlienChick Songster

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    Just got back from my shopping.
    The vinyl 8x12 was $52 (and it didn't say whether or not it was waterproof on both sides).

    I stopped by Walmart and bought a gallon of semi-gloss paint from their discard pile for $5.
    Bought primer for $14.

    So I guess I saved myself some $$$.

    Looks like I'm painting rather than putting down vinyl!!

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