Savings for Newfoundland!

A chance for Newfoundland growers to save on greenhouse shipping!

Right now we have received a large structure order which is not quite enough to warrant our truck going to the island.

This is your opportunity to save. If you act quickly, there is time to put a truckload together and have your building delivered to your door by the manufacturer.

For a long time now the growers in eastern Canada have worked together with us to make their structure shipping less expensive and more timely.

By planning ahead, we group things together so the freight component is less. Get your order in next week to take advantage of these savings! We look forward to helping you with your project!

Important COVID-19 Update

A note from Norm and update on COVID-19 protocols

We are grateful that the majority of our customers are working with us to help keep everyone safe. With the recent escalation of numbers of the virus cases, I think that it is prudent to keep our protocols in place at least until Christmas.

As such our office is closed to visitors. All customers will be sent, and required to respond to, our protocol list. This includes customers which we are delivering to and the ones that are picking up.

These are more than suggestions. These are rules which we have in place to help keep our staff and customers safe. Customers who fail to abide by our protocols will be asked to leave the property (pick ups) or the driver leaving the property (deliveries).

We are all in this together and together we will get through it.

Thank you for the opportunity of serving your structure needs in these challenging times.

Livestock Shelter or Greenhouse?

One of the questions we are often presented with has to do with customers wanting a structure for dual purpose. In itself, this could be considered as a wise strategy to get multiple uses for a building so that it can be used closer to year round.

The question which needs to be asked is “Are these complimentary applications?

One of these dual applications is for greenhouses and livestock shelters. There are a lot of similarities between the two with the most prominent ones being a double roof cover with air between and that they often have roll up sides.

Where the problem arises is that when you have a greenhouse, there MUST be a clear cover to allow the proper spectrum of light to come through to allow plant growth to occur. This level of light comes with heat which can easily be a problem for animals.

For a livestock shelter 90% of the battle is keeping them dry and out of the wind, cool is better then warm. If your animals will only be in the shelter during inclement weather, you will likely have more leeway in dealing with heat.

We have had customers who cover with single clear during growing season and the put an extra layer of white during the animal housing.

If you have any questions or concerns on how you plan to use your shelter, please call or email for extra input.