Project of the Month: Commercial Greenhouse

by Karen Knapstein

Hixwood Metal, Stanley, Wisconsin, supplied builder Kevin Zimmerman with the materials to build this retail center for a commercial greenhouse.

Project Details:

Location: Knapp, Wisconsin

Builder: Kevin Zimmerman, owner/builder

Size: 24’ x 44’ x 10’ Roof Pitch: 5:12

Frame: Ladder frame construction

Fasteners: East Coast Fasteners

Foundation: Concrete slab

Roof: Hixwood Metal Super Rib 100 in Beckers BeckryTex Burnished Slate, 28 ga.

Trim: Beckers BeckryTex Burnished Slate, 28 ga.

Siding: Hixwood Metal 10” Board & Batten in Beckers BeckryTex Textured Clay, 26 ga.

Wainscot: Cultured rock, County Materials 

Insulation: CertainTeed Fiberglass R-21 in walls; Applegate blow-in cellulose insulation above ceiling 

Doors: Plyco Corporation Model 92 (6068 Double Doors)

Windows: Silverline, 4’ x 4’

Ventilation: MWI Corporation Vented Aluminum Soffit 

Special Feature: The interior is finished with carsiding.

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