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Assembly of a greenhouse in kit

The installation of a greenhouse attached to a wall is an excellent way to ensure the strength and ease of assembly. Provided however that this wall is exposed to the south and that no building or large trees come to bring shade.

Necessary material

  • square
  • Spirit level
  • Polyvinyl chloride seal
  • Flat key provided
  • Extruder gun
  • Scissors

Steps

  1. Preparation
  2. Assembly of the structure
  3. Roof mounting
  4. Installation of the base
  5. Glazing

Preparation

Checking the kit

Checking the kit

1. When receiving your greenhouse kit, unpack all items. Check from the description sheet that the kit is complete and in good condition.

The floor must be flat and stable

The floor must be flat and stable

2. Bring the elements of the greenhouse back to work after carefully selecting and preparing the support wall. The floor must be flat and stable.

Blank mounting of elements

Blank mounting of elements

3. Lay the long side elements on the ground and make a "blank" mounting.

Assembly of the structure

Fixing the amounts

Fixing the amounts

4. Using the wrench provided with the kit, attach the side jambs to the base rail.

Bolting of profiles

Bolting of profiles

5. Bolt the two diagonal reinforcement profiles to the uprights. Do not block the assemblies for now.

Blank mounting of the gears

Blank mounting of the gears

6. Make a blank mount, on the ground, of both gears and bolt with the key.

Bolt heads slide into grooves

Bolt heads slide into grooves

7. The aluminum profiles are provided with a groove that allows to slide the head of the bolts.

Double sprocket assembly

Double sprocket assembly

8. Next, assemble the two gables using the ridge crossmember. Then block the assemblies securely.

The large side is assembled by bolting

The large side is assembled by bolting

9. Assemble the long side on both gears by bolting up and down.

The profiles are provided with holes for receiving the bolts

The profiles are provided with holes for receiving the bolts

10. The bolting of the sleepers on the gables is possible thanks to the holes provided on the profiles.

Roof mounting

The cross is bolted on the gables

The cross is bolted on the gables

11. Bolt the roof crossmember to the gables opposite the support wall (the other end resting temporarily on the step ladder).

The roof is first mounted white

The roof is first mounted white

12. On the ground, mount the roof blank and bolt and set up.

Installation of the base

Side element bolting

Side element bolting

13. Prepare to mount the greenhouse base by bolting the connecting element between the sides.

Squareness must be perfect

Squareness must be perfect

14. Assemble the large side of the base on both short sides. Check the squareness.

Installation of the base

Installation of the base

15. Install and tighten the mounting nuts on the base. This is then slid into position under the greenhouse.

The door slips into its housing

The door slips into its housing

16. Hang the entrance door from the greenhouse to the upper raceway; she must slip smoothly into her home.

The joints can be silicone

The joints can be silicone

17. On some kits, the seals are silicone. Use an extruder gun, or just tubes.

The bead is engaged in the throats

The bead is engaged in the throats

18. The bead for polyvinyl chloride glazing is engaged in the grooves provided on the profiles.

Squaring must be checked before tightening bolts

Squaring must be checked before tightening bolts

19. Bolt the base permanently on the greenhouse. Check the squareness and tighten all bolts.

Glazing

Beginning of glazing

Beginning of glazing

20.Start the installation of the glazing through the roof. The windows are held by metal clips.

Installation of the awning

Installation of the awning

21. Place the awning of the greenhouse in the groove provided which allows the opening for ventilation.

Bendable plates are fixed with clips

Bendable plates are fixed with clips

22. Install the bendable transparent plates for the roundness of the roof. They are also fixed by means of clips.

Laying a seal

Laying a seal

23. A seal is engaged in the groove of the door jamb. This eliminates any risk of drafts.

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