Polycarbonate greenhouses have a material advantage over more traditional glasshouses, as the glazing is lightweight but stronger and more resilient than glass.
Polycarbonates come in a variety of thicknesses and levels of translucency, and they can add style or shade depending on their design. They provide a stronger structure that is generally a safer and more resilient than traditional glass. These plastic glasshouses often contain more modern design features such as guttering systems and space-saving doors. These garden buildings are typically more lightweight than the average greenhouse, and they stand up better against British weather as the shatterproof structure is difficult to break. Having a more enduring structure is great if there is a chance of children playing nearby.