Wrapping paper as mylar?!

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  1. Stoner87 Junior Stoner

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    I read somewhere that you can use the reverse side of wrapping paper as mylar?

    if so, what kind/colour?
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    Well, not as Mylar specifically. Though I imagine it would work well as a white reflective surface. My main concern would be with flammability. Paper plus HO lights could be a recipe for disaster.
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    flat white paint is far easier to work with and to keep clean...mylar needs to be kept clean as a window for it to work properly. if you don't want to paint walls white get yourself some plywood or even large pieces of flat cardboard and paint them flat white...doing it this way also makes your 'walls' mobile. i took an 8 x 4' sheet of plywood and quartered it then added a few coats of flat white paint...these can be placed on the floor when plants are short and raised as needed.

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