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Greenhouse roof in polycarbonate


By Gray

Leicestershire, United Kingdom Gb

I need to replace some of the glass on my greenhouse roof, and am thinking of using 10mm twin-wall polycarbonate sheet instead - hopefully to give good light transmission, reasonable insulation so I don't have to use bubble-sheet in the winter - and strong enough to bear the weight of Merlin, our cat - who loves to sit on the roof when I'm working inside . Any thoughts on this, anyone?



Hi Gray, welcome to GOY.
Go ahead, it willl be safer for Merlin.
Don't work on it in cold weather.

29 Dec, 2008


Sorry DrB this is one occation when i have to dissagree with you, Gray have a look at my latest blog, that i wrote today about polycarbonate greenhouses, this may answer your question. lol

29 Dec, 2008


I love polycarb greenhouses for, as you say, the light diffusion. I do not, however, think that this is best for you, with your cat. Instructions tell you not to leave even snow on the roof.

3 Jan, 2009

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