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Fibreglass How-To Guides & Blog Posts

Tips for Using Fibreglass in Summer

Tips for Using Fibreglass in Summer

This post will give you some excellent tips on working with fibreglass during warmer climates. Catalyst addition becomes increasingly important as temperatures rise. Working times may also be reduced.

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Advice for Applying Fibreglass in Winter Months

Advice for Applying Fibreglass in Winter Months
Ensure you are using your Fibreglass Materials correctly during cold conditions. Adhering to these guidelines will ensure you get the job done on time with a perfect finish. Read more »

How to make a Fibreglass Mould

How to make a Fibreglass Mould

A question we are regularly asked at FibreGlassDirect is how to make a mould. There are 2 options when it comes to making a mould. The easy way and the long way! Read on to find out how to make the best fibreglass mould for your needs. This is a longer than normal blog post so put the kettle on and grab some biscuits!

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Fibreglass Repair

Fibreglass Repair

In comparison to traditional building materials, Fibreglass composite materials are generally easier to repair. This blog post details the best way to achieve a professional fibreglass repair with some of the materials available from FibreGlassDirect. Read on to find out mroe.

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Gelcoat Repair

Gelcoat Repair

Gelcoat repair is inevitable for the vast majority of boats after a sustained period of time on the sea. Common gelcoat repairs are often applied for spider web cracks or eroded gelcoat to the point where the base laminate is starting to show. The good news is, the vast majority of gelcoat repairs are easy to undertake and will save you lots of money by repairing them yourself.

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Creating Pen Blanks using Clear Casting Resin

Creating Pen Blanks using Clear Casting Resin

The popularity of Clear Casting resin is on the rise as an alternative to traditional Arts & Crafts materials. One of the most popular questions we are asked in relation to craft activities with Clear Resin is the correct process of creating a pen blank.This blog post tells you how to create just that. 

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GRP Roofing Trims

GRP Roofing Trims

Get all of the information you need on GRP Roofing Trims. Roofing trims aid drainage and provide a neat, finished look to your fibreglass roof. Understand which trims are compatible with each other and their purposes on a fibreglass flat roof. 

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When to repair a roof

When to repair a roof

So when is the best time to repair a roof? The best time to repair a roof is down to each individual job and the level of skill of the person who is undertaking it. For best results each job should be planned ahead to avoid making any rash decisions. Read on to find out more.

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G4 Damp Seal

G4 Damp Seal

G4 Damp Seal is used as a coating for walls, floors and as a pre-coat for fibreglass roof and pond builds. Read about its application, coverage and properties in this brief blog post. 

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Flat Roof Systems Compared

Flat Roof Systems Compared

This blog post looks at different Flat Roofing Systems on the market at present. The systems included in this post refer to Concrete, Asphalt, Felt, EDPM and Fibreglass. Learn a little more about each process, advantages and disadvantages. 

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