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A Guide To Plastic - Perspex Cut To Size
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A Guide To Plastic - Perspex Cut To Size

Posted on Wednesday 15th of April 2015

Renowned worldwide as a superior alternative to glass, Perspex is a clear plastic material with a wide range of properties and potential applications. Though many people know the name 'Perspex', it is actually not the name of the material at all, but rather a manufacturing brand. What we know as Perspex is actually 'Polymethyl methacrylate', but for rather obvious reasons it is often shortened to simply acrylic. Chances are you have heard of acrylic plastic but never knew that Perspex and...Read More

Winter Preparation: Perspex Shed Windows
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Winter Preparation: Perspex Shed Windows

Posted on Monday 13th of October 2014

A house is often relatively safe from leaks or external damage, as when an issue occurs it will be flagged up and addressed almost as soon as they happen by those who live there. This however is not the case with garden fixtures, especially not the shed; which is often left cluttered, unorganised and, for the most part, untouched. The garden shed is possibly one of the most overlooked and under-appreciated parts of a home, which is surprising when you consider that for something so small...Read More

Winter Preparation: Polycarbonate Greenhouse Panels
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Winter Preparation: Polycarbonate Greenhouse Panels

Posted on Monday 6th of October 2014

If you have a greenhouse, or are thinking about getting one, it is safe to assume that you are more than just a dabbler when it comes to cultivating your own plants or vegetables. Sadly the British climate is not always ideal when it comes growing all-year round, which is why having a quality greenhouse that will adequately protect your plants, whilst also allowing in and trapping ample light and heat is so important.

Glass has for a long time been the...Read More

How To Make An Acrylic Table Protector
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How To Make An Acrylic Table Protector

Posted on Wednesday 30th of April 2014

Whether it is in the dining room, kitchen, lounge or bedroom, wooden furniture has the uncanny knack of being able to bring out the best in a space by complimenting the room's other features. Sadly, wooden furniture is notoriously easy to scratch and stain, leading to them quickly accumulating damage and loosing their aesthetic charm. This is the reason why many people, dating back as early as 12th century France and Italy, started using table clothes to hide the blemishes that marred their...Read More

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How To Install Acrylic Sheets: The Installation Process

Posted on Thursday 27th of March 2014

Continuing on from our previous article 'Preparing for installation' we shall now be detailing to you the best method of installing acrylic sheets onto a substrate surface. To quickly recap, ensure that both your acrylic and substrate are properly readied, and that all the machining has been fully carried out; if you have not done this yet and are unsure how to then please refer to the previous article. The method of installation that we shall be describing is one that shall permanently fix...Read More

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How To Glue Acrylic Edges With Acrylic Cement

Posted on Monday 24th of March 2014

Gluing acrylic sheets on to other acrylic surfaces, or surfaces made from other material for that matter, is not as simple or as straight forward as it sounds. This is not to say that it is difficult or arduous in anyway, but you will need to meet several specific conditions before you can go ahead with the gluing. If the conditions are not met, the best case scenario is that the acrylic will simply not adhere to the intended surface; the worst case scenario on the other hand is that the...Read More