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Bending Perspex


Category: Working with acrylic

 Bending Perspex or acrylic can be done if the acrylic is warm.  Once acrylic is cool, it will hold its shape. Bending acrylic at home can be done with a heater such as a strip heater.  You will also need … Continue reading

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Shatter Proof Alternatives To Glass Patio Tables


Category: clear acrylic, Gardening, Polycarbonate

 With this week’s news about certain models of glass-topped patio tables “exploding” in the heat, we thought we’d share a shatter-proof alternative to glass, currently used by customers of The Plastic People:  polycarbonate. Here’s a customer picture showing the  polycarbonate … Continue reading

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Affordable Bathroom Makeover


Category: Home Improvements, Splashbacks

 A beautiful bathroom is the stuff of daydreams. It’s where luxury meets ultimate utility. But if your funds and time are limited to invest in remodelling your perfect bathroom you might be interested in taking a look at the acrylic … Continue reading

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How To Fit An Acrylic Splash back or panel


Category: Home Improvements, Recycle

 If you are considering an acrylic splashback or an acrylic shower panel, read our comprehensive guide below to understand how to fit your splashback. There are 4 key checks to complete before a trial fit then installing for real. Check … Continue reading

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Make a garden balcony


Category: Gardening, Glazing, Home Improvements, Recycle

 Did you know that balcony glazing does not have to be glass ? As we enjoy more time outdoors in warmer, lighter weather our efforts focus more upon making the most of our outdoor space whether that be a garden, … Continue reading

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