Millions of Americans are flocking to the trend of raising backyard chickens, particularly in urban settings. Between a constant supply of fresh eggs, a unique family hobby and an endless source of entertainment, it's easy to understand why.
Spring is traditionally considered the time to get started as temperatures warm and chickens begin laying again after the winter hiatus. If you're thinking about joining in, you don't have to look farther than your backyard shed to help make your chicken coop dreams a reality.
So, you have your backyard shed-what's next? With just a few days and these easy-to-follow steps, you'll be well on your way to fresh eggs in no time.
Ready to take on backyard chickens this spring? Between roofing and wall and trim products, LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® is here no matter what stage of the process. Its durability, functionality and good looks will make your shed-turned-coop the envy of the neighborhood.
Since 2015, This Old House Idea House projects have highlighted remodels that inspire homeowners—but they’ve also caught the eye of building professionals.
For Shawnee Structures, building outdoor structures includes everything from standard storage sheds to more elaborate designs such as cabins, garages and barns. By offering these larger outdoor buildings, Shawnee Structures has been able to differentiate its product offerings within the industry since its founding in 1999.
Whether you’re a new or longtime LP SmartSide Trim & Siding user, here are a few installation tips from professional contractor Kyle Stumpenhorst of @rrbuildings for a more efficient jobsite.