Guides

At Cut Plastic Sheeting, we’re here for help before, during and after your projects are complete! Whether you need inspiration, installation advice or information on how to look after your material, we’ve got it all covered. Our material range allows you to complete a number of different DIY projects from building a greenhouse to wall panelling your bedroom wall and we have the guides to help. We also know how important it is to maintain the look of your material once its in place, so we’ve got helpful how to guides to inform you on the best way to care for your material.

How To Guides

How To Clean Your Acrylic Mirrors

Acrylic Mirror is widely used as a glass mirror replacement. Follow these simple instructions and clean your acrylic mirrors perfectly. 

How to Cut Acrylic Perspex Sheets

Acrylic Perspex is a practical material that can be used for aesthetic applications. It is very easy to work with and with these steps, you can learn to cut it yourself.

How to Shape and Mount Foamex

Foamex or Foam board is perhaps the most popular material used for signage and creative projects. Learn how to shape and mount it for your project.

How To Smooth & Polish Acrylic Edges

Follow these simple steps and learn how to polish your acrylic edges at home to make a smooth and aesthetic finish to your perspex sheet material.

How To Drill Holes Into Your Acrylic

If you need holes in your acrylic sheet and forgot to request it with us while we cut your material to size, learn these 5 easy steps to drill holes at home.

How to Clean your Acrylic Panels

Learn how to clean your acrylic panels properly so you can retain its flawless finish regardless of any wear and tear it may receive. 

Need to glue another sheet of acrylic onto your current perspex panel? No problem! We teach you how to prepare your acrylic and how to glue them together.

How To Install Acrylic Sheets: Preparing

If you’re not sure on where to start with installing your acrylic sheets, follow part one of our expert guide to learn how to prepare your sheets first.

How To Install Acrylic Sheets: Installation

Following on from our preparation blog, this is the next step you need to take to learn how to install your acrylic sheets to the surface.  

How to Remove Scratches from your Plastic

Getting scratches in your acrylic sometimes can’t be avoided but you can learn how to treat and minimise scratches with these useful tips.

How to Fit an Acrylic Splashback

One of our most popular questions is ‘how easy is it to fit an acrylic splashback?’! Just follow our expert guide and we can show you just how easy it really is!

DIY Projects

Making an Disco Ball with Mirrored Acrylic

Create a party atmosphere and decorate the dancefloor by making a disco ball with mirrored acrylic! It is so simple and cost-effective.

Make An Acrylic Table Top Protector

Wooded and rattan tables can easily be stained or damaged over the years and can lose their aesthetic charm! Learn how to bring life back into your table.

Build a Cold Frame for Your Garden

Protect your fruit, veg and plants from the elements all year round by building a cold frame in your home. Customise it to the size you need!

Building Aquariums & Fish Tanks

Acrylic is the perfect material to use to build a fish tank or aquarium! Once you have the right tools and follow this guide, its even easy to do!

Have any questions?

If you have any questions regarding any of our to how or diy project guides, give us a call or email and we will provide the support you need.

Want to try something new?

Want to do a project that we haven’t covered in our guides page yet? No problem! Our experts are here to help and can offer you advice and material recommendations.