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What in the world is hardware cloth? I keep reading about it in the posts talking about getting cages, building cages etc...and I have NO idea as to what it is? :)
 

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It's kinda like chicken wire, comes in a big roll... you can find it coated in vinyl, which is good, doesn't absorb urine. :)
 

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This is hardware cloth




heres a cut out sqaure.



Heres the roll.

If its galvanized then its the bare metal like these examples...

If its coated then it should look like this....



It may also look green, red, yellow etc... most coated colors are green and black... Well good luck! : ) hope i helped -Josh
 

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I need some hardware cloth but can not find any near me. Might check out B and Q. Do any of you know how much it is. Thanks.
 

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where do you live?

i got a roll for about $8USD at home depot, a roll that was 5 feet by 2 feet, plenty for most cages if you have a decent frame. it's definitely not good to make the whole cage out of it cuz it's rather pliable.
 

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Thanks OnlyOno, I live in England. I already have a cage but the bar spacing is to wide for my girls. I was hoping to cover it in some hardware cloth to save me having to buy a new cage. It's a big cage so I'm thinking I'll need to rolls.
 
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