When it comes to greenhouse glazing there are three types horticultural glass, toughened glass and polycarbonate glazing and each type of glazing has different qualities, the horticultural glass is the cheapest with the polycarbonate being the most expensive.
The glazing for your greenhouse is not only about your budget but what is going to be the right choice for your needs, so having information on about each type of glazing is essential.
Greenhouse horticultural glass is a thick overlapping glass sheet if broken this glass will shatter into large sharp jagged pieces, which could cause serious harm so the utmost care must be taken when removing, it can also be prone to algae and moss where the glass overlaps and is the cheapest of the three greenhouse glazing options.
Greenhouse toughened glass is a much stronger glass with a full length sheet providing a much neater finish, when this glazing breaks it shatters into small glass granules which lessens the danger of serious injury and is the ideal glazing choice if you have children or pets.
Greenhouse polycarbonate glazing is also a full length sheet that is UVI treated that will provide a neater finish, this durable material that is very strong and has high impact-resistance making it one the most expensive glazing’s out of the three because of its strength and durability.