Category Archives: Polycarbonate

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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Polycarbonate / Glass Walls For Decks and Patios


Category: Glazing, Polycarbonate, Recycle

 Want to chill out on your deck without the chill of the wind ?  Take a look at creating a windwall using glass or clear as glass plastic such as polycarbonate.  A polycarbonate or glass windwall can shield you from the wind while … Continue reading

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The Differences Between Acrylic and Polycarbonate


Category: clear acrylic, Polycarbonate

 Acrylic and polycarbonate are two of the most popular plastics The Plastic People are asked questions about –  specifically what are the differences between acrylic and polycarbonate.  Here are some of the key areas to compare when choosing between acrylic … Continue reading

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4 Things To Consider When Making a Twinwall Roof


Category: Home Improvements, Polycarbonate

 One of the common enquiries we hear at The Plastic People is about roof glazing and we understand what a challenging task it is.  Twin-wall and multi-wall polycarbonate tends to be the material we are mostly asked about by customers wanting to … 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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