In comparing custom built sheds made from local building materials to those produced overseas, price is often the main issue that gets brought up. It’s often true that building materials such as steel and polyvinyl are cheaper when purchased from offshore manufacturers, but as the saying goes, you get what you pay for. At Slip […]
Greenhouse roofs aren’t designed to withstand the same amount of weight and pressure from snow as roofs on houses. Greenhouse growers in cold climates that receive heavy snowfall annually often need custom solutions to protect their crops and their structures from snow. At SlipTube, we serve clients that deal with a variety of seasonal weather […]
Whether you’re a hobbyist or a full-time grower, you want a light deprivation system that fits your greenhouse precisely and provides all the crop yield and efficiency benefits that you’re looking for. At Slip Tube, we don’t just sell light deprivation systems — we design and fabricate them in-house. This means we can provide a […]
Slip Tube’s customizable steel-framed sheds and shelters offer several distinct advantages over wood shelters and other permanent structures. No matter what industry you’re in, Slip Tube has a cost-effective structure that can serve your needs.
Light deprivation systems are crucial for many greenhouse operations. Artificially manipulating the day and night cycle in your greenhouse space can encourage crops to flower several times in a year, rather than just in a single season, leading to increased crop yields, more manageable harvests, and a more regular source of income.
Light deprivation systems are an important component of many greenhouse setups. Plant growth and flowering cycles are strongly influenced by seasonal light levels, and greenhouse growers have perfected techniques for manipulating those natural cycles through the use of artificial UV lighting and artificial light deprivation.
Greenhouses come with an array of requirements depending on what the structure will be utilized for, and we are well aware of how to suit these needs. Providing top of the line and affordable greenhouses has been a pinnacle to our business. At the forefront are greenhouses that can be automated or provide light deprivation […]
Slip Tube’s steel tube structures offer a great deal of versatility and flexibility when compared to wood-frame structures. They can even be purchased secondhand and transported to a new site — something that’s nearly unheard of with a wood-frame building. There are many more advantages of steel tube structures, such as…
What’s better than when your shelter stands the test of time? This was exactly the case with this 10+ year old structure we built.
What is a light deprivation greenhouse anyways? Why should I consider it for my crops?
Did you know that greenhouse poly has a typical lifespan of 4 to 6 years?
We love getting updates from our customers! Recently we got this update of a shelter we had built for a lovely client.