Model # RIGA 5 Kit

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Exaco Riga 9 ft. 8 in. x 17 ft. 2 in. German Hobby Greenhouse
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Exaco

Riga 9 ft. 8 in. x 17 ft. 2 in. German Hobby Greenhouse

$5,590.48 /each

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Riga V German Hobby Greenhouse with two shelves and base (9 ft. 8 in. W x 17 ft. 2 in. L x 6 ft. 11 in. H; 166 sq. ft.) Purchasing a premium quality greenhouse is an investment. With the Riga V you get premium materials as well as premium customer service. Exaco Customer Service can be reached 7 days a week and have been trained for the Riga series of greenhouses; there is no question they can’t answer. If you have questions give them a call at 877-760-8500. The Riga V frame is made from 12-Gauge aircraft aluminum and is designed to last a lifetime. The framing is assembled with all stainless steel hardware and carries a 15-year warranty. The Riga V is covered with UV coated Twin-wall Polycarbonate Glazing. The polycarbonate is 10 mm thick on the front and rear and 8 mm on the sides. This along with the precise construction gives the Riga V best insulation in its category. Adding a small heater in the winter will keep the Riga V warm throughout the season. The unique design of Riga V not only looks good on your property, but has many benefits too. The sloped roof prevents snow buildup; it just slides right off. This design also allows strong winds to blow right over and hail bounces harmlessly away. The Riga V is outfitted with a 30 in. W Dutch style door in the front, an oversized roof window and an oversized window in the rear wall. No matter what level of gardener you are the Riga V will make you feel like a professional.

  • Thermoclear Plus UV protected twin-wall polycarbonate glazing, featuring 8 mm thick side panels and 10mm thick front and back panels for superior insulation
  • Designed for growing fresh vegetables in the middle of winter
  • Thick gauge aluminum frame allows for large snow loads and high wind resistance
  • Roof window features adjustable heat activated automatic opener
  • All stainless steel hardware prevents rusting or corrosion of any type
  • Large rear casement window with adjustable stay allows air flow from front to back
  • Dutch style front door with locking handle allows top to be open for ventilation while bottom stays closed to keep small animals out
  • Front door - 30 in. W x 79 in. T rear window - 30 in. W x 42 in. T roof window - 40 in. W x 24 in. T
  • All doors and windows feature heavy duty rubber gaskets to seal the greenhouse tight when closed
  • Overall dimensions: 9 ft. 8 in. W x 17 ft. 6 in. L, overall height 7 ft. 9 in. at peak, snow loads up to 50 lbs. per sq. ft.
  • Riga greenhouse kit comes complete with: 1 full length upper shelf - 10 in. W, 1 full length lower shelf - 25 in. W, 5 in. T aluminum base(to anchor the unit to the ground)

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The product description says the kit includes 1 full length upper shelf and 1 full length lower s...

The product description says the kit includes 1 full length upper shelf and 1 full length lower shelf. Does it mean the shelves are only on one side of the greenhouse? Would be ridiculous, would it? Thank you for the explanation.
Asked by: LJC777
Sorry, I am totally lost as to why 1 set of shelves is "ridiculous": 50% of our customers want no shelves at all, and only 5-10% buy an extra set for the other side. Most people want the pen space to overwinter their out door potted plants on one side. If you have any more questions feel free to call us: 877-760-8500 ext 701.
Answered by: ExacoSupport
Date published: 2017-03-10

Does this model comes with Base assembly kit?

Asked by: David
Only "kits" come with the Foundation Frame - generally speaking.
Answered by: ExacoSupport
Date published: 2016-09-26

What maximum wind speed is the greenhouse rated for?

Asked by: al
If anchored according to directions, the greenhouse should withstand 60mph winds.
Answered by: ExacoSupport
Date published: 2016-01-05
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Riga 9 ft. 8 in. x 17 ft. 2 in. German Hobby Greenhouse is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 33.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Greenhouse We bought the Riga 10x17 and while it presented a number of difficulties to a single person putting it up (I did get around an hours worth of help when I absolutely needed it) I managed to get it all assembled and very pleased with it. We had power added and installed 15 sq in paving stones over a 2 - 3" bed of playground sand that helps to hold in the heat and it stays above freezing when the weather outside doesn't and warms nicely to the 60's during mid 30's outside. Never did really get the thing going, just some lettuce right now, but hopefully will have more time in the spring to really deck it out as we had planned!
Date published: 2016-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Riga Rocks even in Duluth, MN We have had our Riga greenhouse thru a couple Northern Minnesota winters now. It has stood through bitter cold and blowing winds (that took down many trees!). Greens that finally freeze in late-December miraculously revive in mid-February for fresh spinach, kale, even romaine lettuce. In summer, we do tomatoes, cukes, peppers, all the things that being perched next to Lake Superior has made so difficult in the past. This is a very well-designed greenhouse; we assembled it with just two people. I recommend getting a third person to help. The assembly instruktions (poorly translated from German), are a bit of a challenge. But it does all go together, and stays together, for great growing.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product, excellent customer service! I can't say enough good things about this greenhouse. Quality materials and careful engineering made for an investment that has increased my quality of life! The manual, because of the German/English language barrier, is confusing, but the videos provided were very detailed and got us through the construction process, even with some modifications we made. Best part was the excellent and super-responsive customer service. These folks want you to love your greenhouse and will help you through whatever questions arise.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sturdy, well designed. This is a high quality greenhouse that can be erected without any special skills or tools. The included DVD is perhaps easier to comprehend than the written directions. I would highly recommend the kit that includes the foundation frame and the shelves. I installed a Southern Burner greenhouse heater which works very well, and is overkill for a structure this size. We use it mostly to start plants in the spring, but it is relatively easy to keep warm, should someone choose to grow all winter. Very pleased overall.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You're gonna like it! I've had the Riga greenhouse now for at least 4 years, no sign at all of any problems. It did go together very straightforward and I feel paying a little more for a quality product was a good choice. If we'd had the room, I sure would have gotten a larger one, but this does just fine. I did add a thermal opener for the back window, in addition to the roof vent, these things sure get hot in the summer, even with shade cloth. This is a quality product backed up by the quality company that imports them.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best retirement present ever! I live in Downeast Maine and bought my Riga greenhouse 10 years ago. It provides vegetables and herbs from March through November. When some panels showed deterioration last year, I called Exaco and found that they were originally installed with the UV coating on the wrong side. Exaco sent me replacement panels just for the cost of shipping and said that the Riga now comes with UV coating on both sides. I think that is customer service "above and beyond!"
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the right size My husband and I really love this greenhouse. We were looking for something that would fit in our small backyard yet give us enough space to grow seed starters. This greenhouse is very well made and we use just a small milk house heater thru the winter and it stays quite warm in there. We have had this for about 4 years and it has exceeded our expectations. We have quite hot summers where we live and the only parts that need replaced since we bought it is the extended arm for the gable end window to hold the window open and a couple of the flat panels that the seed trays sit on. We also love the automatic vent openers on the 2 windows, it saves a lot of running back and forth to open and close according to the weather, and the large black seed trays that came with it hold a lot of plants/seeds in a small area. Overall we are very happy with our purchase.
Date published: 2016-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect, extremely well made I show off my greenhouse frequently to visitors—and everyone is impressed. I also have a couple of high tunnels. The Riga greenhouse serves another purpose—I start every vegetable in the Riga. I can, for example, start tomatoes in February, so they are over two feet tall and very husky by the time they go outside in May (usually in one of the high tunnels). If you are growing seriously, you will want a Riga. They are super insulated, the solar opener works beautifully, and the houses are exceptionally well made and should last for years. My only quibble is that the written instructions seem to have been written by Google Translate into English. A friend who speaks German said that even the German was hard to figure out. I recommend watching the video that comes with the greenhouse at least twice before starting. That said, once it's together, you will enjoy it and depend upon it for many years.
Date published: 2016-11-22
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