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Old 01-06-2015, 01:48 PM   #1
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Default Lumisol Clear / Where to buy it / List Companies

We are all hearing about this Lumisol Clear that many are now starting to use after reading the TT tests and seeing that it allows UV through but helps retain heat at the same time.

I thought it would be good if we all made a list so others know where to go for it.

Northern Polytunnels
Mill Green, Waterside Road, Colne, Lancs, BB8 0TA
Tel - 01282 873120
http://www.northernpolytunnels.co.uk/lumisol-clear.html

This company also has an ebay account - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/9-2m-WIDE-...item43dcb8446d
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I have been told from friends that own garden allotments that this company in Sunderland sells the Lumisol Clear.

AE.Taylor & Co
44 Borough Road
Sunderland
Tyne and Wear
SR1 1PW

Tel: 0191 567 5078

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Also found this one, seems to be the same company as above, its certainly the same address.....

44 Borough Road
Sunderland
Tyne & Wear
SR1 1PW
Email
sales@aetaylorltd.co.uk
Phone
0191 500 1099

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Please add anywhere that you know sells this stuff.
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:12 PM   #2
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Did I read somewhere that it was only good for five years of letting uv through.
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Old 01-06-2015, 05:18 PM   #3
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Yes thats what I read as well but for the price its still a great buy and better than using your electricity all the time
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Old 01-06-2015, 07:15 PM   #4
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Hi im going to buy some decking boards to make a big cold frame for my torts what the best way to make a good lid with the lumisol x
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Old 01-06-2015, 10:10 PM   #5
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A few ways of doing it, you could just make the coldframe unit then just drape the lumisol over the top of it as I did when I first built mine and weight it down. By the way the polythene in this photo is not lumisol



OR look at this link, it shows that I eventually made a lid for my own although I used polycarbonate in this photo but it might give you an idea of how to go about it. http://www.shelledwarriors.co.uk/for...ng+area&page=4

I havent fitted any lumisol as yet so not got anything to show you but I would think if you build a frame work for your lid then stretch the lumisol over it you will have to screw more wood on top of the lumisol to hold it on place.

The whole design from start to finish of mine is here http://www.shelledwarriors.co.uk/for...t=warming+area

Hope this gives you a few ideas
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Old 15-06-2015, 01:51 PM   #6
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Im still on this guys trying to find a deal I havent forgot give me until next week and Ill have a answer for you all.
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Thanks Daryn, x x x. Hugs x x x
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So is Lumisol a glass or a plastic?
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its a polythene type material, its used for polytunnels
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Thanks I was a bit confused !
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