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The Simplicity Shugborough is based on the Stramshall greenhouse, offering a higher eaves height.
There are several reasons why it's better to have a greenhouse with high eaves:
- A larger volume of air creates a more stable growing environment, with less dramatic fluctuations in temperature.
- Your plants have more headroom.Taller plants such as tomatoes and chrysanthemums need the height.
- High eaves give you more headroom- Ideal if you're tall.
- High eaves give you room on the side for a high level shelf.
NOTE: this greenhouse has the option of bar capping which is not normallay found in greenhouse in this price range
Most greenhouses do not include diagonal roof braces. Simplicity models come complete with 4 (or 2 on the smallest models). These useful additions dramatically improve the strength of the frame, plus they make the greenhouse easier to assemble because they make the greenhouse more inclined to go up square.
Simplicity models use the better quality stainless steel band clips to hold the glass in rather than the more flimsy galvanized wire clips
All prices for this model include a sturdy aluminum base 4" high, complete with anchors. The Alu base gives you a firm foundation which can be assembled on soil, slabs or concrete and makes the job of assembly quicker and easier
The unique Simplicity double box section corner bar gives the frame more rigidity than most other greenhouses. Along with the exclusive foam cushion glazing seal, this helps prevent loss of panes in windy weather. In our simple test, we were able to suspend 6 bags of cement (150kg) where as other makes of greenhouse were buckling with 50- 75 kg
Door wheels are made from nylon for hard wearing characteristics. The door wheel bolt is turned from solid brass with a smooth shank to reduce wear on the wheel. This costs us more than other ways of doing it, but we know how frustrating it can be if wheels disintegrate on your greenhouse after a few years- and spares can be hard to come by
Upgrade to the bar capping system and you can eliminate clips completely from your greenhouse- Glass will then be held in along it's full length - providing a far neater finish and superior strength in windy conditions.
Q. With full sheet toughened glass, if I have extra louvres will I need to cut the glass to make them fit?
A. No, you won't have to do that. We automatically adjust the toughened glass for you, it is quite often the case that extra louvres and vents are added. You will have the correct glass delivered.
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I am very impressed with my greenhouse as it feels very sturdy and strong. This by far beats my last greenhouse and would recommend the greenhouse people to be the first place to look for a greenhouse. Found the greenhouse simple to erect and the instructions were not to difficult to follow and took 2 days to erect and put glass in would also recommend the bar capping option as this was easy to install. 5 out of 5 for this greenhouse
We bought our greenhouse late in 2013, so I'm embarrassed that I'm writing a review so late! The delivery turned up bang on time, the delivery driver was absolutely lovely and everything was delivered intact. My husband found the greenhouse quite easy to put up, but he spent a lot of time reading and understanding the instructions. The greenhouse is very solid and survived a few nasty gales. The extra height was well worth the extra cost, as was the toughened glass option. So far, so good - very happy with the product and the service.
great product. The numbering of the sections made the whole process straightforward. The installation of the glass does require two people though. Would recommend the this company both in terms of product and delivery
Worth paying the extra for high eaves, toughened glass and bar capping. The finished item seems huge and feels very substantial. It has survived the first gale anyway! I'll tell you more after a complete winter....
This is my second Simplicity greenhouse.I am very impressed.The driver could not have been more helpful.Erecting the greenhouse was as simple as following the instructions.I am very pleased with the service I have received.Thoroughly recommended.
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Delivery of greenhouses to Mainland England and Wales is £39, parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland cost more. Delivery costs will be calculated and displayed at checkout before any payment is required
We will call you before delivering your greenhouse, normally a week before delivery with an exact date of when we propose to deliver. We never deliver without the consent of the customer.
Please write in the comments box at checkout any dates (holidays etc.) you would like us to avoid.
This greenhouse is delivered by us with own drivers and vehicles to ensure your greenhouse arrives in perfect condition. Delivery to Northern Ireland may take longer.
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