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How To Restore The Shine To Acrylic


Category: clear acrylic, Working with acrylic

 If you’ve bought acrylic which has since started to lose its shine, read our simple steps to learn how to polish your plastic back to a gleam. You can restore the glossy look of your acrylic by flame polishing thin … Continue reading

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How To Remove Scratches From Plastic


Category: clear acrylic, coloured acrylic, Recycle, Working with acrylic

 If you have ever wanted to know how to remove scratches from plastic read guidance from our team of plastic experts, below. The methods are tried and tested. It’s important to know what type of plastic is scratched before you … Continue reading

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How To Cut Perspex


Category: Recycle, Working with acrylic

 If you are contemplating how to cut plastic or cutting perspex at home, read our helpful guide before you start. Cutting Perspex or Acrylic  can be done at home using saws which you might usually use on wood.   Before … Continue reading

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DIY Kitchen Splashbacks


Category: Home Improvements, Splashbacks

 Update your kitchen easily with an acrylic splashback The kitchen is ranked as the most popular room in the house. For many it’s the hot-spot for most of the action – and the mess.  Furthermore, one of the most expensive rooms to … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things To Know About Acrylic Secondary Glazing


Category: Glazing, Home Improvements

 At The Plastic People we know how much more comfortable  secondary glazing with acrylic can make your home by eliminating drafts, reducing the outside noise (up to 90% at some frequencies) and eliminating the hot or cold spots. Here’s what you need … Continue reading

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