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I'm building a greenhouse when it's warmer and did the initial ground work. Kinda paved the area but noticed recently that the ground is slightly higher to one side as the spirit level is touching the left line.

What would happen if I erected a 6x6 toughened glass greenhouse on the site?

Merry Christmas! 

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  • agoodrumagoodrum Nottingham Posts: 39
    Hi there and happy Christmas.
    I would level the ground completely flat.
    I put my first greenhouse up on slightly uneven ground and when all the weight of glass was in, it sat awkward.  My windows wouldn't close right because of it.
    I'd invest the time to get it spot on. 
    👍
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 32,449
    hi and welcome to the Forum
    " If you fail to prepare: you should prepare to fail " 
    Devon.
  • Agree with both the above.  Any structure really does need a level base or you will find yourself forever "fixing" it. Toughened glass will make no difference I'm afraid - if you lose a pane of that, you will be picking tiny bits up for years to come  ;)
    Good luck with your new GH anyway   :)
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,198
    I agree too. It's far less of a problem with a shed or similar, but a structure of mostly glass is quite different. Any extra pressure caused by a dodgy base could be a real pane.

    A real 'pane'...do you see what I did there? Pain/Pane...

    I'll get me coat.... :D
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 32,449
    Fairygirl said:
    I agree too. It's far less of a problem with a shed or similar, but a structure of mostly glass is quite different. Any extra pressure caused by a dodgy base could be a real pane.

    A real 'pane'...do you see what I did there? Pain/Pane...

    I'll get me coat.... :D
    have you been on the cooking sherry dearest ?
    Devon.
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,198
    Not me luv  :D

    Only tea and one coffee - might be the excess of mint Matchmakers    ;)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 32,449
    a girl after my own heart. 
    Decaff tea and Bendicks mints here
    Devon.
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,198
    Sounds good to me @Hostafan1, although it's Thompson's full fat tea for me    :)
    Some reheated Christmas dinner [from last night] soon, and Morecambe and Wise on the telly after. Smashing  :D

    Hope you're ok  x
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 32,449
    Fairygirl said:
    Sounds good to me @Hostafan1, although it's Thompson's full fat tea for me    :)
    Some reheated Christmas dinner [from last night] soon, and Morecambe and Wise on the telly after. Smashing  :D

    Hope you're ok  x
    I'm working my way through Ghosts
    Devon.
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,198
    I kept forgetting about that prog.
    I'm currently doing the same with the series of Two Doors Down that I haven't seen.
    I think you'd like that, if you haven't seen it. On iPlayer still. 

    Apologies for the side tracking of your thread @sim504 - we sometimes do that!  ;)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


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