From old & dingy TO new & PRETTY!!
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Barns, Boarding, and Farms > Barn Maintenance

From old & dingy TO new & PRETTY!!

This is a discussion on From old & dingy TO new & PRETTY!! within the Barn Maintenance forums, part of the Barns, Boarding, and Farms category
  • Pics of dingy horse
  • Spraying tek trol in barn

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-11-2012, 02:22 PM
  #1
Foal
From old & dingy TO new & PRETTY!!

I had posted on here prob a month ago about bleaching the walls of our old barn.... (I just moved our horses to the neighbors for a couple of days) but we bought about 5 gallons of bleach and poured them into weed sprayers and just coated the walls. Within seconds they looked BRAND NEW!! the smell was pretty bad the first day but the second you could barely tell and we moved our girls back in on the third!! Just wanted to share that with everybody, if your old wooden barn walls need a facelift look no further than good ol BLEACH!!!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    04-11-2012, 09:30 PM
  #2
Showing
Straight bleach or diluted? Ex. Idea for disenfecting as well.
     
    04-11-2012, 09:31 PM
  #3
Green Broke
Any pictures?
     
    04-11-2012, 09:33 PM
  #4
Green Broke
I'd be interested as to whether or not you diluted. This sounds like a good treatment for a stall/barn if you ended up with a horse with fungus, ringworm, etc etc.
     
    04-11-2012, 09:40 PM
  #5
CCH
Weanling
Bleach is inactivated by organic material (dirt, poop, etc) if you are interested in actual disinfecting products for the barn, Tek-Trol is probably the best there is.

Although I'm sure bleach and the act of spraying did help to clean the OP's barn, I highly doubt it did much killing of fungus, bacteria and/or viruses.

Would love to see pics though!
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    04-16-2012, 01:45 PM
  #6
Foal
Hey guys!!! I am sooo sorry I was swamped all weekend with work and then Shy had a vet appointment Sat.....good news her eye is doing great!! Still no vision but as long as its healing up I'm happy

Back to the barn....

1. The 1st picture is of a place in the wall where my dad had to put up new boards to fill in a hole that was there. It shows a good BEFORE picture

2. & 3. Are of my Shy with her patch but you can see her stall door, and then of the second stall door all looking brand new!! Jubilee's stall was the most dingy, dirty door because its on the end closer to the elements and look how good it looks

Not that I was really worried about the germs and stuff (we sprayed bc it looked terrible) but I'm under the impression that bleach kills 99.9% of germs?? It it was deactivated by dirt then whats the point of ever using it to sanitize things? Anyway just throwing that out there

barn3.jpg
     
    04-16-2012, 01:46 PM
  #7
Foal
picture 2

Picture 2.
barn1.jpg
     
    04-16-2012, 01:48 PM
  #8
Foal
Picture3
barn2.jpg
     
    04-16-2012, 08:18 PM
  #9
Started
Ohhh.. I like it! Cute stall plates.
     
    04-17-2012, 11:02 AM
  #10
Foal
Thanks! I made those;) ...well not the hook part but the rest I did!! Lol
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My pretty boy MerlotDotOne Horse Pictures 10 03-17-2012 12:19 AM
Pretty Boy Eliz Horse Riding Critique 15 07-07-2010 07:28 PM
Tell me what you think of my mare!! Pretty, Pretty please! Shay120187 Horse Riding Critique 21 05-13-2009 03:48 PM
I'm pretty sad right now.. Snapple122 General Off Topic Discussion 17 10-31-2008 07:54 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0