Where do I find tin roofing panels?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickygirl2, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. chickygirl2

    chickygirl2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lowes and Home Depot carry the plastic kind of roofing material. Who has tin panels to make a roof? I am in Maryland. Thanks!
     
  2. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

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    Have you tried a lumber yard?-Not a box store but, a regular lumber yard? I know ours here either carry some or can order it.

    Have you tried contacting a carpenter or contractor? They maybe able to get them for you.
     
  3. long_valley_chicken

    long_valley_chicken New Egg

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    I just bought a bunch at Lowe's yesterday
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Lowe's here carries them.
     
  5. jed1154

    jed1154 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, lowes carries it, its not cheap though.


    I used it on my chicken coop because i had some left over and i got a few pieces of scrap from a metal building company that was going to trash them.

    You might try that as well if you dont mind the potential for the roof to be multi colored.
     
  6. chickygirl2

    chickygirl2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe my search term on lowes.com of tin roof isn't right. What is the correct term? How "not cheap" is it?
     
  7. shangri-lafarms

    shangri-lafarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah if you search it on their website i believe it's not there because some stores don't carry it, that's what my guy at Lowe's here told me, and you may find it under roofing panels [​IMG]
     
  8. donnaIL

    donnaIL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The tin usually comes 36" wide, its wider than that but that is what will be exposed when you butt it up. Last time I bought it from a local lumber yard it was 2.10 per foot..so a 10 foot length is $21.00. It is more expensive from Lowes or Home Depot and usually they just have galvanized. If you order it from a lumber yard you can pick the color. Also you may want to shop around some auctions.
     
  9. SewingDiva

    SewingDiva Chillin' With My Peeps

    Don't assume you can get it at every Home Depot or Lowes. Our lcoals stores don't carry it.

    Phyllis
     
  10. stephen_tx

    stephen_tx Out Of The Brooder

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    If you can't find it at one of the box stores in your area and they don't sell it at one of their stores within driving distance you can order them from Mueller Steel http://www.muellerinc.com/ or do a search for steel roofing on the internet.

    Stephen_TX.
     

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