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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 5:49 pm    Post subject: Upgrade polytunnel Reply with quote

A chairde. I want to replace the polythene and generally upgrade my polytunnel. Has anyone had any experience of doing this. Would value hearing others experience
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Buy the best polythene that you can afford. I found out a couple of years back that there is so much science involved in the plastic used that you just wouldn't believe. Amount of light transmission, crystallisation of light and rate of plastic breakdown. Plus a few other things that I have forgotten. To the layman plastic is just plastic but there are actually huge differences.
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