nelljean

Harbor Freight GH Panel Fix

Nell Jean
9 years ago

Our HFGH passed its 4th birthday intact but with yellowing of the panels. About 3 weeks ago we had a terrible thunderstorm with hail and high winds. Golf ball sized hail made tennis ball sized holes in the roof panels on the north.

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The storm blew in from the northwest. We found one of the south roof panels 20 feet off the ground in a cedar tree.

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A second storm the following week took off most of the south roof panels and some side panels. The reinforced frame and doors are intact.

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Old panels are brittle and the least force will break them. We are in process of replacing every panel but high winds have stopped us for a while and a storm is predicted for tonight. The fix is to order new panels and clips all around.

Comment (1)

  • javan
    9 years ago

    I use screws for my hfgh panels. Mine is 5 years old, and the panels have not come off in hurricane force winds since I put the screws into the panels and frame. My panels are cracking in spots, and I will replace them in the next year or two. Best of luck with yours.