Just Because It Can Be Outside, Doesn’t Mean It Should Be!

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Multi Shelter Solutions of Palmerston, Ontario, helping you find your shelter solution for over 30 years! Our mission is to help you get the knowledge you need, so you can feel confident in your structure purchase. We want to help you consider all the options and angles you’ll need to, to get the structure that’s right for your situation.

Every call starts with the questions, “what are you trying to accomplish?” and “what is the situation you are working with?” to help us ensure you get the structure you need, Specializing in unique shelter construction, we don’t bend any steel before we get an order. We sit down with each customer to assess what their structure will be used for, and the location, and help you find the solution that will be most useful for your application. We have many standard variations to offer, and aren’t afraid to venture outside the box to get the right fit for you!

We don’t sell you a structure, we help you buy one!

Cross Ties

We’ve had a number of questions regarding cross ties being missing from orders. This isn’t the case, and is done on purpose because the last cross tie interferes with the end cover, so we ship the orders “short” on cross ties to compensate for this.

Cross ties, also known as collar ties, are a horizontal bar in a structure which ties the left and right side together. They are usually 3’ to 4’ down from the peak. The purpose of cross ties is to add load strength to the structure. Many people look at cross ties as a nuisance because of lost head space but they have a three fold benefit…. READ MORE

 

Season Extension: Ventilating & Heating

To make your greenhouse more of a year round functioning entity, there are two main areas in which you have to make the structure more efficient-Heating and Ventilation.

1. Heating is your biggest expense for the winter so retaining heat is a priority.

The easiest way to retain heat in your greenhouse is ….READ MORE

2. Ventilation is also one of your biggest considerations for the warmer times of the year. Ventilation can be done through forced or mechanical methods or passive through vents or roll up sides. ….READ MORE