Category Archives: Glazing

make your home warmer and reduce your heating bills with easy to put up and take down secondary glazing

Stop draughts (the lagom way ?)


Category: Glazing

 As winter sets in it is natural that we look forward to the warmth of a comfortable home.  While 2016 was all about hygge, the concept for 2017 looks to come from Sweden: lagom –‘not too much, not too little’.  … Continue reading

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Secondary Glazing For Listed Buildings


Category: Glazing

 Listed and historic homes and buildings are typically draughty,  thermally inefficient and with poor acoustic performance.  English Heritage and conservation bodies recognise that such homes and buildings need to adapt to be attractive for homeowners and modern use.  These issues can … Continue reading

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How To Work Out How Much Twinwall Polycarbonate You Need


Category: Gardening, Glazing, Greenhouse Panels, Polycarbonate, Twinwall Polycarbonate, uses of plastic

 One of the common areas of advice we are asked about at The Plastic People is about which polycarbonate to use for roofing projects and how much will be required. Twin-wall and multi-wall polycarbonate is the plastic material that is a popular … Continue reading

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How To Choose Multiwall Polycarbonate


Category: Gardening, Glazing, Greenhouse Panels, Home Improvements, Polycarbonate

 Twin-wall and multi-wall polycarbonate comes in many thicknesses and can be bought in sheets or cut to the sizes you actually need. Here is a quick guide as to what to consider in making a choice for your project. What Is Twin-wall and Multi-wall Polycarbonate Multiwall … Continue reading

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Make Your Greenhouse Unbreakable


Category: Gardening, Glazing, Greenhouse Panels

 Using polycarbonate in your greenhouse instead of glass will make it virtually unbreakable. That’s because polycarbonate is a plastic material which is incredibly strong and offers outstanding levels of light transmission. It’s a fairly easy to switch from glass to polycarbonate yourself - … Continue reading

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