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  Reply # 1916338 11-Dec-2017 07:23
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Bunnings sell this clear tarp which is fairly durable. I recently used it to cover my gazebo and it does let fair amount of light in and keeps the rain out.

 

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Link: https://www.bunnings.co.nz/polytuf-tarp-clear-view-180gsm-3-0x3-6m_p00316671

 

Description states it is suitable for green houses




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  Reply # 1916343 11-Dec-2017 07:40
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Bunnings sell this clear tarp which is fairly durable. I recently used it to cover my gazebo and it does let fair amount of light in and keeps the rain out.

 

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Link: https://www.bunnings.co.nz/polytuf-tarp-clear-view-180gsm-3-0x3-6m_p00316671

 

Description states it is suitable for green houses

 

 

Excellent! This was the suggestion I hoped for. Going to give this a try. Cheers.


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  Reply # 1917494 12-Dec-2017 15:33
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it wont be the best for a green house IMO.


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  Reply # 1917714 12-Dec-2017 21:15
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Plastic has several issues:

 

1 - Breaks down unless heavily UV stabilised.

 

2 - Doesn;t let through the same light. we got our glass house replaced by a commercial plastic glass house. It is some type of poly carbonate or something. The light coming through has changed and plants dont grow as well.

 

3 - fumes - affects some insects adversely which affects pollination.

 

 

 

If I had the money I'ld go back to glass.

 

 

 

 





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