Bidet, Shower and Bath Protectors with Proplex, a New Bathroom Protection Range.

Preformed Proplex is designed to cover various bathroom fittings and save hundreds and thousands of pounds worth of potential damage to your bathroom. It is easy install and provides great protection when you are fitting, re-decorating or refurbishing your bathroom.

Bathroom: Sink, Bidet and Bath

General Protection (Floors, Walls and Worktops) -

2.4m x 1.2m Proplex Sheets

Use: For standard protection against impact damage. Easily cut, creased and bent. Great for protecting floors with minimal foot traffic   or applying vertically to walls. As it is easily cut and creased these sheets are perfect for altering the size to fit worktops or various other surfaces

Use: Higher degree of impact resistance, ideal for protecting floors with occasional heavy traffic

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Stair Protection.

Stair Banister rails.

Handrails and balustrades are also some of the most often damaged points of the home when a house move is underway! Carrying furniture downstairs can be very tricky and one slip or drop can mean it will put a huge dent in your handrail or balustrade. Simple foam handrail protection can be applied and you don’t have to worry about your stair fixings and can concentrate getting that wardrobe around that corner stair landing!

 

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About Protec’s Adhesive Tape.

Protec supply a comprehensive range of fixing adhesive tape to suit all applications. Whether you need building tape or construction tape, Protec’s tapes are to be used for jointing or sticking to finished surfaces. Protec can even supply custom printed tape and can source tapes including Packaging tapes, cloth (gaffa /duct) tape, PVC electrical tapes, low tack tapes and many others.

Sometimes, with the vast array of different tapes available, it is not clear which one would be best for the job. Here is a short guide by application on which tape should suit your needs.

Joining Materials or sheeting together?

Sticking to finished surfaces?

Tape for Hazards

  • Barrier Tape: Red and white striped tape for high visibility to represent a barrier
  • Hazard Warning Tape: Yellow and black striped tape for high visibility to represent a hazardous area
  • Anti-Slip Tape: For situations with high foot traffic or risk of fall, great for applying to floor protection used on stairs

General Use

  • Masking Tape: Standard making tape for general adhesive requirements

Protec designs custom printed banners for Woburn Abbey

Scaffolding doesn’t have to be ugly!

Protec’s printed banners can be branded with your very own design. This is often a simple logo print, however we recently had a request for a design which will blend with a building.

Work on a public or historic building that is often still open and accommodating visitors while under refurbishment or construction can look unsightly and detract from the visitor’s experience. Hiding scaffolding or other works completely is often not possible but using Protec’s printed banner service will definitely help to disguise it.

Protec have recently supplied Printed Banner to Woburn Abbey which has been the home of the Dukes of Bedford for nearly 400 years. When work was planned to go ahead on the building a solution was needed to keep the scaffolding on the side of the building as unobtrusive as possible as there were still planned visits and events such as weddings taking place.

The banners are an ideal, cost-effective solution for promotional purposes to create a big visual impact. We produce full colour, digitally printed banners at low prices. PVC banners of any size can be made using single or multiple images, company logos or even photographs. There are no colour limitations, and virtually any effect can be re-produced quickly and cost-effectively. Our vinyl banners are water-resistant, UV-resistant, printed with UV stable inks and are finished with strengthened eyelets.

Protec’s Worktop Protectors are essential in a Kitchen fit out.

New kitchen and bathroom installations can be very costly. Of course, it’s all relative, but as areas of a house to re-fititems such as sinks, baths and worktops rank highly in the cost stakes particuarly is they are bespoke items with large lead times. The cost of damage therefore can be comparatively high also. That’s why, our range of kitchen & bathroom protection products are among our best sellers. So which of your new prized possessions can you protect during the installation, and what should you be using?

Kitchens:

 

 

Step One – Calculate how much liner/polythene sheeting you need

You need to determine how much polythene sheeting you will require for your pond, including the length, width and depth. Once you have these measurements, add a foot on both in length and width to ensure that it will not be too short, you can then purchase your polythene sheeting Continue reading

Protec in the West End!

A number of clients have been purchasing Protec’s Proplex Sheeting for backdrops in various theatre productions as well as using it for stage scenery like our recent blog where a designer, Mike Rogers, created movable screens which represented different locations during the production . The material, particularly in black, provides outstanding performance for stage use whether it’s creating a darkened back screening or even, in some instances, for cut out props etc. The 2mm grade is easily bent/cut for creating any number of shapes and the higher 4mm grade is rigid enough to stand as a screen. When the black version is used it is also great for blocking out light! Continue reading

 How ‘You Me Bum Bum Train’ utilised Protec’s Plastic Sheeting

“You Me Bum Bum Train, a very unusual name for what is a very unusual theatrical experience. This is its fifth staging and every time the experience is unique and totally immersive. This year the event was based in a discussed Royal Mail sorting office in the heart of London. A massive space that was taken over to allow for 21 unique scenes through which the audience member proceeds (on their own).

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How to protect your carpets with Protec Carpet Protector

Whether you’re having a party, decorating, renovating or have messy pets,  carpets can be expensive to clean and even more expensive to replace so here is a video on how to protect your carpets with Protec’s Carpet Protector.

temporary protectionPeelGard- Spray-on Coatings for Temporary Window Protection, Masking, Decoration and Long-Term Preservation

Protec have offered PeelGard as part of their temporary protection range for a while now and is very popular as a coating to temporarily protect windows and glazing. What is not known is that PeelGard works great on virtually all non-porous surfaces. This means that PeelGard is a great option when meeting the demand of many industrial applications, not just surface protection, but also masking, decoration, and long term preservation.

PeelGard is a peelable protective coating designed for internal use on most non-porous surfaces such as; plastics, acrylics, marble, work surfaces, stainless steel, concrete, lacquered flooring, tiles and paintwork. It protects against damage such as scratches, surface abrasion, staining, spillages and paint and cement spatter for up to 24 months and can also be made waterproof. The environmentally friendly coating is applied as a liquid by spray or roller and dry to form a skin-tight, plastic film meaning no adhesive residue which, can be easily stripped away.

Due to its high level of durability, when dry, the coating can then be painted over meaning a logo or message can be applied via stencil for promotional or advertising purposes. Sports stadiums also use this regularly to temporarily hide certain advertising for specific events etc, this has proven particuarly popular with the upcoming London Olympics.

So whether it is an original floor that needs convenient, long lasting temporary protection which can be easily painted onto and then removed or glass/glazing which needs protection against knocks and scratches on the construction site PeelGard is a great and flexible solution.

PeelGard can be used for:

  1. Window & door protection
  2. Protection during building construction
  3. Protection during boat building
  4. Protection during ship building
  5. Temporary decoration
  6. Floor protection
  7. Protection during transport
  8. Long term preservation & “mothballing”
  9. Nuclear & Asbestos tie down
  10. Paint overspray mask
  11. External component & mould protection
  12. Chemical Etching & Milling masks
  13. Temporary advertising
  14. Camouflage & paint protection
  15. Aircraft canopies
  16. Environmental cleaning solutions

 

For more information on PeelGard for the above mentioned applications please call our enquiries team at 0800 834 704.