Acrylic, this wonderful product can be used in so many ingenious ways. From cake decorating to even using it for headboards. Often used as a cheaper alternative to glass, acrylic is gaining momentum fast. It is in fact 17 times stronger than traditional glass and is available in many different, colours, styles and can be cut down to any shape or size. This material is increasingly popular in the home improvement sector, as it is just so versatile. If you have never thought of using acrylic, below are a few ways this amazing material can be used and how it can help improve your life!
If you have a bed base and you’re currently considering getting a new headboard why not use an acrylic headboard. Yes, it can be used for headboards. You can choose whatever style you’re after, looking for a rounded headboard? You can get that in acrylic. This is a cheaper alternative to a wooden or material based headboard and you’re completely in control of what you want.
You can also use acrylic for a splashback in your kitchen or even in your bathroom. Forgoing traditional glass and opting to choose acrylic not only means you’ll be saving money, but an acrylic splashback is so much stronger than glass. This means it will last longer meaning you won’t have to shell out for a brand new one anytime soon.
If you are thinking of making your child a playhouse then choosing acrylic windows over glass may be a super safe option for you. Glass breaks and shatters, acrylic is shatter proof meaning your children will be safer when they play in their new playhouse. As acrylic is 17 times stronger than glass you won’t have to worry too much about them playing rough, as your acrylic windows on your new playhouse won’t break!
Just like playhouses greenhouses are also prone to breaking. The wear and tear of the natural elements often result in damage, not only does nature have its effect but simple garden games like football can result in the glass shattering. Choosing to have acrylic windows on your greenhouse will mean you can have peace of mind about your windows. You will no longer have to worry about dealing with shattered glass, as acrylic does not shatter.
Acrylic is also available in large mirrored sheets. This is great news if you want to add a statement mirror wall or even if you want to add a mirror to your gym. It is shatter resistant and much stronger than regular glass mirrors. You can also get an acrylic mirror cut down to any size or shape. This is great as you are able to customize how you want them to look. If you want a squiggly shaped mirror then you can get that.
Fridge replacement shelves.
If you have a fridge it’s likely you’ve broken a shelf or 2! But don’t fret, you can buy acrylic replacements online at simply plastics and have you fridge looking brand new again complete with all its shelves intact.