Tag Archives: polycarbonate

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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How To Save Money On Greenhouse Repairs


Category: Greenhouse Panels

 Replacing greenhouse glass can become an annual – and expensive – task.  Here’s how you can make it a job of the past and save yourself some money in the process. It’s one simple change: use polycarbonate instead of traditional … 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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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 Strong Is Polycarbonate


Category: Innovation, Polycarbonate

 Our team at The Plastic People often get asked how strong clear plastic is.  Normally this type of question comes from those wanting some guidance on whether to choose clear acrylic or clear polycarbonate for their project and are not sure how to decide.  And for strength … Continue reading

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