Monthly Archives: July 2012

Glazing Choices: Plastic vs Glass


Category: Recycle

 Acrylic(also known by brand names plexiglas and perspex) is a great choice for glazing.  5 key reasons why: 1.Acrylic is 17 x stronger than glass and shatter proof. It won’t shatter into thousands of pieces if you drop it. Glass … Continue reading

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Replacing Broken Greenhouse Panes


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 Most gardeners love their greenhouse because they can turn their back on almost all weather changes and plant what they want when they want. But what to do when treasured greenhouse glass breaks ? While you sort out a replacement … Continue reading

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Splashbacks: Top Tips For High Gloss Look


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 Fancy adding a glossy touch to your kitchen or bathroom ? Here’s  how a DIY novice can achieve the high gloss look quickly and easily on a budget. The high gloss look is achievable with acrylic. And the good thing … Continue reading

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How To Remove Scratches From Acrylic / Perspex


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 If you happen to get a surface scratch in your acrylic don’t worry- they can be easily polished out of gloss effect acrylic. Give this tried and trusted method a go and achieve a scratch free look in just a … Continue reading

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Polycarbonate For Pergolas


Category: Recycle

 When it comes down to replacing roof panels or choosing roofing material, plastic is a popular choice to consider. In this blog, inspired by our very wet British summer, we’re taking a look at which plastic to choose for roofing … Continue reading

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