Over time, plastic exposed to the Great British weather, UV rays and pollution become dull and faded. Some things can be expensive to replace and painting can be time consuming.
So, today we are going to be show casing how to restore sun damaged plastic with Owatrol Polytrol.
All except from the gas box were treated with a warm soapy solution and then rinsed with fresh clean water. After allowing the surface to dry for 24 hours, Polytrol colour restorer was then applied using a brush and left to work for between 15 and 20 minutes. After this time, the excess was removed with a lint free cloth
This plant pot is only a few years old and though not very faded, it had started to lose its original colour.
The guttering on this house has been left completely untouched for around 25 years. Although it was not terribly faded, it could be improved upon with the help of Polytrol.
This gas box had also been left completely untouched for around 25 years. There was some mildew growing on the plastic so it was treated with a 50:50 bleach and water solution and then rinsed with fresh clean water.
The next day Polytrol was applied with a brush and after 15 mins the excess was removed with a lint free cloth.
Car wiper blade
This rear wiper blade was slightly grey and faded but was revived with a helping hand from Owatrol Polytrol.
We hope you found this post on how to restore sun damaged plastic helpful. If you have any other tips, tricks or advice, please feel free to leave them in the comments below. We love hearing from you!