What should I use to cover the roof of my coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cullenf27, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. cullenf27

    cullenf27 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a piece of plywood as roofing but i want to add some type of roofing to it. I was thinking of using either tar paper or putting a type of paint that I could use as a sealant. There are so many ways and I have also been told to use the cedar shingles you can buy in bundles at Home Depot. I am at a total lost of what to do. I was wondering what I should use for the most economical purchase and what will work best.

    Thanks for everything
     
  2. jinxschuh

    jinxschuh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you wanted the simplicity of paint maybe you could spend just a little bit more and get garage flooring paint. It goes on thicker then regular paint so I would think it would make a better roof option. I have used garage floor paint on my garden boxes and it has done really well in the rain and even the snow.
     
  3. cullenf27

    cullenf27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I will defiantly look into that. I don't have to worry about the snow here because I live in Florida:p.
     
  4. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Paint will work well or you can look at using a old sunshade or picnic table shade (bet you can find one of those in Florida) [​IMG]
     

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