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Essence 8 ft. x 20 ft. Greenhouse Kit - Silver Structure & Twin Wall Panels

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Upgrade your happy place with the spacious Essence Greenhouse. This 8x12 ft greenhouse kit features high headroom for moving around comfortably and enough working space to store your tools and plant your garden favorites.

The Essence greenhouse kit makes it easy to regulate the temperature, humidity and airflow of your DIY greenhouse with two vent windows and makes it effortless to go in and out with arms full of trays or pushing a wheelbarrow with two wide doors and a low threshold. The essential greenhouse also includes a galvanized steel base and a built-in gutter system.

Your plants will enjoy a nurturing environment, while you get to enjoy all the space to make it happen with an Essence Greenhouse.

  • Spacious Greenhouse Design: Large greenhouse for plenty of space to work and move around
  • Durable Structure: Powder-coated aluminum frame is a strong, rust-resistant metal
  • Strong Support: and includes support beams and a galvanized steel base (anchors not supplied) for added strength and stability.
  • Resilient Polycarbonate Panels: 4 mm twinwall roof and wall panels are 100% UV protected, virtually unbreakable, and do not turn yellow or become brittle over time
  • Light Transmission: Diffused panels provide 82% light transmission, protecting from strong sunlight exposure and extending your season by protecting plants from Fall frosts.
  • Year-Round Weather Resistance: Wind, snow, and hail resistant. Withstands winds up to 90 km/hr / 56 mph and 75 kg/m² / 15 lbs/ft² of snow.
  • Built-In Gutter: Included gutter system to channel rainwater can be used for irrigation
  • Ventilation: Two manually adjustable vent windows for improved ventilation
  • Easy Access: Low threshold ramp and lockable hinged wide and high double doors (190cm / 75”H x 120cm /47” W) provide easy access for wheelbarrows, lawn mowers or wheelchairs (padlock not included)
  • Self-Assembly: Sliding panel system includes pre-drilled profiles and pre-cut sliding panels for easy installation.
  • Accessories: Customize your greenhouse with a wide variety of Palram – Canopia accessories such as an automatic louvre opener, steel working bench, and shelves for all your needs.
  • Available Sizes: 8×12, 8×16, 8×20
  • Warranty: 5-Year Limited Warranty
Model: #707155

Dimensions

A Length 607cm 19'11"ft
B Width 244cm 8'ft
C Height 229cm 7'6"ft
D Door width 114.5cm 3'9"ft
E Door height 194.5cm 6'4"ft

Product Details

Resilient Panels

4 mm twinwall roof and wall panels are 100% UV protected, virtually unbreakable, and do not turn yellow or become brittle over time

Spacious Design

Large greenhouse for plenty of space to work and move around

Greenhouse Accessories

Fan heater, lighting kits, shade cloth kit, automatic roof vent opener, staging and shelving, plant hangers, trellising kit, and drip irrigation kit are all available for purchase separately. Check out our certified Canopia accessories  

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4.73 (11 Reviews)
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  1. PAUL Country: United States (US)

    The greenhouse took 2 people about 9 hours to assemble. This is most definitely not a one person job.

    Be sure you have enough clearance in front of the doors, otherwise they will not open. Once it was assembled I had exactly what I wanted and expected. It really does hold in the heat. If I had one complaint it would be that it was delivered 7 weeks earlier than promised. (Originally posted at "Homedepot.com")
  2. SHIRLEY Country: United States (US)

    This is the fourth Palram greenhouse I have purchased.

    They are great, inexpensive, easy to assemble with 2 people, indestructible, well worth the price. (Originally posted at "Homedepot.com")
  3. Nancy Country: United States (US)

    Greenhouse is exactly what I needed.

    No more housing plants in Garage over winter. Already started my cutting for this spring. Good tip is to have bunji cords on hand for construction if working alone (Originally posted at "Homedepot.com")

FAQ

No, it is not an option, it cannot be performed.
Yes, it can be disassembled, relocated and reassembled at a different location.
No, it is not an option to get doors on both ends.
It is not possible to install the Lean To Grow House’ door at the other side. It is possible to install only as shown in the instructions.
The greenhouses do not come with a floor or base.
Yes, the polycarbonate panels are high impact resistant and withstand hail.
The warranty for all our greenhouses is for at least 5 years, some for more. The crystal-clear single layer or twin-wall polycarbonate panels maintain their integrity, they do not discolor, opacify, fracture or shatter over time.
Each wall section can carry up to 44 lbs. at most – an entire wall would depend upon the greenhouse’ size.
It can be anchored to a foundation, depending on the greenhouse, some have compatible holes at the bottom of the greenhouse base, and some have their own integrated anchoring. Yes, the greenhouse can be anchored to concrete slab. It can be anchored directly to the ground using ground stakes (ground stakes are not supplied with the greenhouse kits). *Firmly connect the product to a level surface immediately after completion of the assembly. Anchoring this product to the ground is essential to its stability and rigidity. It is required to complete this stage in order for your warranty to be valid.
The Palram Greenhouse can be used year-round, there are several factors to consider. The two main factors are weather and plants. What are the plants you want to grow and how much heat or cold can they handle? No matter where you live, greenhouses can be 20-40 degrees hotter inside during the day and at night they will be the same temperature as the outdoors. This is without any supplemental heating or cooling. Depending on where you live, heating and / or cooling your greenhouse can make the difference. If you need to heat or cool your greenhouse in extreme weather conditions, you may want to consider a twin-wall greenhouse such as the Palram Glory Greenhouse which has a 10mm polycarbonate covering.

Foundation

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Prepare the site

The product must be built on a solid anleveled surface in order to perform properly.

1 - Clear the site
 
2 - Level the ground
 
 
Important We recommend checking for restrictions or covenants for building this product in your area. In addition we advise to check if you need to submit any forms or if any permit is required prior to building the product.
B
Choose your foundation type

For a foundation, we recommend using three material types: Concrete / Pressure-treated wood/ wood deck / Paver blocks.

Option 1: Solid foundation
 
Preferred
Option 2: Solid frame
 
Preferred
Firm ground / grass
 
Only with External Anchoring Kit (Sold Separately)

* The size of the greenhouse displayed is for illustration purposes only and may not reflect the size of your greenhouse.

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Anchor to foundation
On a solid foundation / frame
 
 

Secure the product to the foundation of your choice using suitable screws & plugs or masonry anchors (not supplied). Make sure you have at least 5 cm / 2″ between the product base and the edges of your foundation – on all sides.

 

* Please consult with an expert regarding which fasteners are suitable for other surface types.

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