Recycled Windows Greenhouse

03rd December 2016

Bifold Door Installers

IT is always great to see imaginative ways to recycle and this greenhouse is just so clever.

 

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This guy decided to build a greenhouse for his garden out of old windows and a few extras he bought cheaply online to complete the project.

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He started out by drawing up a plan using some software online and then carefully planned the windows he needed, the layout and the other materials essential in the construction process.

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He also had to consider where to locate the greenhouse and the angle of the main wall to get the most sun – especially in the winter months.

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The gentleman – Kirk Lewellen – then built the frame of the greenhouse with timber from his local hardware store and prepared the doors and trim pieces for installation.

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He held the windows in place using screws and silicone caulk – opting to paint the frames white before putting in the glazing.

Kirk used corrugated sheets to aid the insulation as well as installing a flagstone flooring in his greenhouse.

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The result was a greenhouse perfect for his needs and unlike any his neighbours may have installed.

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You can check out Kirk’s full post on how he built the greenhouse, including more pictures, over at Instructables.

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