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Does Your Greenhouse Location Matter and How do You Pick One?

Posted by Phil Bishop on Jun 29, 2016 3:42:48 PM

I had originally titled this post in our series, Commercial Vegetable Greenhouse: Starting from Square One, “Land,” boring I know but to the point. After thinking about who our customers are and where growers are wanting to build their greenhouses, I changed it to the title “Growing Location”.  Yes, another blockbuster title.

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Topics: city codes, greenhouse, construction, site design, new greenhouse, building codes, greenhouse land, civil engineering, greenhouse erection, building time frames, building codes for greenhouse

Construction Definitions

Posted by admin on Feb 10, 2015 9:49:01 AM

Basic Erection:

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Topics: construction definitions, turn-key construction, turnkey, greenhouse erection, turnkey construction, turn-key, greenhouse construction, erecting a greenhouse, construction

To construct or not to construct: That is the question!

Posted by admin on Feb 10, 2015 8:59:34 AM

Yes, we are channeling Shakespeare. There are many things to consider when you have decided to construct a new greenhouse. Whether it be your first or fifth structure, we have provided a four point checklist to consider before you begin.

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Topics: construction definitions, turn-key construction, building footprint, civil engineering, electrical design, turnkey, greenhouse erection, building codes, city codes, turnkey construction, turn-key, greenhouse construction, erecting a greenhouse, construction, site design

Taking the Low Bid

Posted by admin on Feb 6, 2015 2:04:48 PM

There are many risks involved when bidding out your greenhouse project! Here is a list outlining some of those risks. It is from an article about roofing but is just as true regarding any project. Whether it be your home or your greenhouse, being well informed and comparing ALL bids is your greatest weapon.

The Top Reasons to Eliminate the Lowest Bidder from Your List
 
Choosing the lowest bidder can look like a smart, money saving move, but it rarely works out.
Every contractor is in business to make money and if you accept the lowest bid, you will either end up with quality issues or paying more than the original quote. Either way you end up losing.
Before you sign any proposal consider this information carefully.
 
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Topics: taking the low bid, improper installation, greenhouse bid process, greenhouse erection, greenhouse contractors, greenhouse construction, bidding risks, greenhouse specs, greenhouse bids

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