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Old 12-01-2015, 12:19 AM   #1
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Roofing material options for greenhouse!!!


I am planning to re-model my greenhouse and switch to different type of roofing material. I used glass cladding before but since it breaks more often than it should, maybe it's time to put a plastic roof?

I heard polycarbonate roof sheets are really good.

Any thoughts on this?
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Check with your local glass shops where you live. The problem with Poly, is that the Sun and the heat will bake it and it will end up becoming brittle after a while when exposed to the weather for a long period.



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Check out Sun Tuff.I don't do greenhouses but have used it on many sun rooms with good results.
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Im not quite aware of how the weather in your location is. But in your case, I would say to search more about polycarbonate roofing sheets especially if its your first time to use it. This way, it'll save you time and money. I have no problem using glass on my own greenhouse as its located on warmer and safer place.
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There are Poly's that are specifically made for Green House use. http://www.homemadehints.com/greenho...ls-comparison/

http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-the...house-roof.htm

It all depends on your budget and how much you plan on spending for upkeep and maintenance.

The majority of people that have green houses, end up using them as a hobby for a short period. After a while, they end up turning into storage sheds.

Remember that Green houses are not about the plants. It is about the structure and plants as a whole.



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Hey Charles, try checking these guys: https://www.cabp.co.uk/Roofing-Sheet...ouse-Packs.htm
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