Spring has finally sprung for most of the country, and many of us look forward to a thorough Spring Cleaning! Open the windows, let some fresh air in and do some deep cleaning.
There are some obvious health benefits to a thorough cleaning because it rids your house of allergens and bacteria that have been hanging around all winter. The physical act of cleaning can not only help reduce stress, but it can be a form of exercise as well. Check out how many calories you can burn while cleaning here.
The benefits of Spring cleaning extend to your barn. You have spent the Winter cleaning your horse stalls daily because a dirty stall can pose many health problems for your horses. Stalls full of manure, urine, and dirty bedding can make your horse susceptible to thrush, cellulitis, breathing and skin problems if they spend an extended amount of time in a dirty stall.
Wood walls are impossible to keep clean – they harbor germs and bacteria, and they attract birds, pests and dust. Many surfaces are inaccessible and splinters, sharp edges and nails can pose safety risks as well as damage manes and tails.
All walls in an MD Barnmaster barn are manufactured with a laminated steel panel with smooth surfaces. This design makes the walls Kick-Proof and Chew-Proof as well as providing a 0% Fire Spread Rating. And another added benefit? MD Barnmaster barns are easier to clean and therefore healthier for your horses.
The smooth surface of an MD Barnmaster wall does not absorb dirt, germs and bacteria like wood walls do, and they can be hosed off and easily cleaned with any disinfectant. There are no inaccessible corners, leaving no place for spiders or other unwanted guests to hide. Deep cleaning is easier, reducing the time you spend on maintenance, and your horse stays healthier and happier. As an added bonus, our walls come in a variety of colors to help you further customize your barn!
Read more about our health and safety features, and then call us today so we can help you Build a Better Barn. If you can dream it – we can build it!