Pond Liner?

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Pond Liner?

Post by stevendinnage@yahoo.co.uk » 09 Jan 2014, 19:05

Can i use pond liner to waterproof my coops cause i think it would get to hot in the sun?
i have 3 ex battry hens, 2 L. Sussex ,2 Bluebelle, 1 Speckled, 2 rhode rock and 2 white leghorns, 1 gray Orpingtons. And 2 cockrel a rhode rock and a light sussex cross Rhode rock
my diffrent pet are my golden retriever, two cats, one guinea pig and a lot of fish and my horse

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Re: Pond Liner?

Post by Henwife » 10 Jan 2014, 08:45

I have taken to using the stuff Screwfix sell to go under roof tiles. It's lightweight, easy to work with and can be stapled into place. It needs replacing every two or three years (which is why I know I don't get red mite under it). Pond liner is heavy, expensive, and will almost certainly not respond well to sunlight. That's the reason I have to replace the stuff I use, but it's a cheap and easy job.
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Re: Pond Liner?

Post by drfish » 10 Jan 2014, 10:43

Clear corrugated sheeting is about the best permanent solution. Red mite won't live under it because it's too light, and it's waterproof if done correctly. It does get brittle over time, but it's cheap and cheerful and easy to replace.
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Re: Pond Liner?

Post by woof811 » 10 Jan 2014, 21:40

henwife have you got a link for the lightweight stuff ? :)
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Re: Pond Liner?

Post by Henwife » 10 Jan 2014, 22:28

Guinea fowl & a lot of surplus poultry equipment.

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Re: Pond Liner?

Post by stevendinnage@yahoo.co.uk » 11 Jan 2014, 19:38

Cheers
i have 3 ex battry hens, 2 L. Sussex ,2 Bluebelle, 1 Speckled, 2 rhode rock and 2 white leghorns, 1 gray Orpingtons. And 2 cockrel a rhode rock and a light sussex cross Rhode rock
my diffrent pet are my golden retriever, two cats, one guinea pig and a lot of fish and my horse

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Re: Pond Liner?

Post by Gadgee » 26 Jan 2014, 20:44

Theres some good deals to be had through e-bay for 6mm polycarbonate sheets

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