Category Archives: Working with acrylic

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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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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How To Install An Acrylic Splashback


Category: Home Improvements, Splashbacks, Working with acrylic

 Here’s what you need to know to fit an acrylic splashback.   The best finishes are obtained when wall surfaces are flat and clean.  If that doesn’t sound like your walls, some upfront preparation will reward you with a better finished … Continue reading

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