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  • Adhesive to Stick to PVC

    Adhesive to Stick to PVC

    Finding the right adhesive to stick to PVC can be a mammoth of a task, even for experienced tradesmen who just can’t seem to locate the perfect adhesive for the job. The odds of coming across an adhesive that will stick to PVC is almost as difficult as finding one that will actually stand the test of time. However, these dark days have come to an end! Welcome to the light...welcome to the World of CT1.....

  • How to Stick Wood Together

    How to Stick Wood Together

    How to Stick Wood Together is not a difficult question for C-Tec. The Answer is Superfast Plus, which is perfect when needing to Stick Wood Together. The conventional methods...

  • How to Build a Wooden Birdhouse

    How to Build a Wooden Birdhouse

    Building your own birdhouse is a great opportunity to provide winged visitors to your home a pleasant place to stay and the chance to ruffle their feathers. By providing wild...

  • How to Repair Broken Costume Jewellery

    How to Repair Broken Costume Jewellery

    Costume Jewellery has re-invented itself over the last year and has become highly fashionable and popular. The problem is that due to its composition, Broken Costume Jewellery...

  • How to Repair a Broken Ornament

    How to Repair a Broken Ornament

    Many people enjoy collecting and showcasing a variety of different ornaments in their homes. Some hold sentimental value, some were bought at a cheap bargain in an old...

  • What makes a good Superglue GREAT?

    What makes a good Superglue GREAT?

    There are so many superglues lining hardware store shelves up and down the country. But what is the BEST superglue in the world? With so many choices available, it can be...

  • How to Stick Plastic to Plastic

    How to Stick Plastic to Plastic

    In every working environment, whether it be the industrial work place, leisure or D.I.Y, the question perpetually asked is How to stick plastic to plastic?. It is a common...

  • How to Fix a Broken Necklace at Home

    How to Fix a Broken Necklace at Home

    If you have accidentally broken one of your favourite necklaces, you probably thought you would have to take it to a repair place and have a professional take a closer look....

  • Bond metal to glass

    Bond metal to glass

    Two of the most frequently used materials in today’s commodities is Glass and Metal. Surpirsingly, it is incredibly difficult to successfully bond Glass to Metal. Some of the...

  • Superfast Plus The Super Superglue The Strongest Superglue Avail

    Superfast Plus The Super Superglue The Strongest Superglue Avail

    Superglues, as they are commonly known, have been around for decades. Superglues chemical make-up is cyanacrylate. This is a derivative of acrylic resin which makes an instant...

  • The World’s Strongest Superglue – SuperFast Plus Superglue

    The World’s Strongest Superglue – SuperFast Plus Superglue

    Finding a good superglue is often as difficult as finding a needle in a haystack. Well, it used to be. Nowadays, people simply pick up a bottle of Super Fast Plus, a pure cyanoacrylate that has the fascinating ability to form strong bonds and fuse even the most difficult materials together. This strong superglue requires no heating, no soldering and ...

  • How to Fix Broken Jewellery with Superglue

    How to Fix Broken Jewellery with Superglue

    Breaking your jewellery is never a fun experience, especially if it was expensive or held sentimental value. However, it is possible to repair broken jewellery from home using a simple superglue method. This is definitely the most cost effective option as seeing a professional jeweller to fix it can come with a steep price tag. Thankfully, all you need to ...

  • Broken Picture Frame – fast repair with Superfast Plus

    Broken Picture Frame – fast repair with Superfast Plus

    Picture Frames can break A picture frame can be broken sometimes with the least force or impact being applied. Simply just handling it can cause the frame to separate with the immediate result of frustration and annoyance at the vision of your favourite photo mount lying in pieces. The fault rests in the initial assembly of the frame which was ...

  • How to keep body and sole together with CT1 Superfast plus

    How to keep body and sole together with CT1 Superfast plus

    Assessing the damage to a soleless shoe It is a bit of a nightmare to lose the sole of your shoe particularly when it happens at the most inconvenient of times. This unexpected event can occur through clipping the edge or toe of the sole on a protruding edge or paving stone whilst walking along the street. There is normally ...

  • How to make your own jewellery repairs with CT1 Superfast Plus adhesive

    How to make your own jewellery repairs with CT1 Superfast Plus adhesive

    Necklaces can break                                                                    You may have a selection of costume jewellery items that you can interchange to conform with the current fashion trends or mood swings or more likely to compliment the outfit you have chosen to wear out for the evening. Disaster strikes when you are about to accessorise your outfit with a beautiful necklace that accentuates the ...

  • How to make quick effective repairs to your broken Shoe Strap

    How to make quick effective repairs to your broken Shoe Strap

    C Tec have an instant solution       There is nothing more frustrating for ladies than that unexpected event when their shoe strap breaks or dislodges leaving them, at best, in a state of anxiety or worst still in a state of complete melt down. Unfortunately these unforeseen circumstances usually happen at the most inconvenient times and can genuinely cause stress ...

  • How to salvage your broken bracelet

    How to salvage your broken bracelet

    Do you, like many other jewellery owners, have broken bracelets abandoned in some drawer or piled up in the corner of your jewellery box, consigned to the metaphorical skip of irreparables? If so, have courage, there is a proven solution to your damaged bracelet problem. CT1 have developed an excellent glue that will repair your jewellery instantly in combination with ...

  • How to rescue your favourite mug with the most effective glue

    How to rescue your favourite mug with the most effective glue

    Superfast Plus to the rescue It can be very vexing when your favourite mug or cup handle becomes dislodged or broken. You can even feel helpless in not having an instant repair solution and can see no further use for the drinking receptacle. However against better judgement and a reluctance to dispose of or discard your cherished mug – due ...

  • How to make instant effective repairs to a broken trophy

    How to make instant effective repairs to a broken trophy

    Valued broken trophies are repairable         Trophies are valued prizes displayed in the most visible of areas in people’s homes for the enjoyment of visitors and their adulation. They are something to be proud of and a constant topic of conversation among those who view them. It is natural that a hard earned trophy is displayed quite openly as a ...

  • How to replace a loose or worn nut on a guitar.

    How to replace a loose or worn nut on a guitar.

    With time, humid conditions and fluctuating temperatures possible wood contraction can take place. That applies to guitars as much as any other wood product even if well seasoned wood was used in their fabrication. The nut is the little bar made from bone or more recently synthetic materials that sits at the top of the fretboard next to the head ...

  • How to attach a rear view mirror to a car windscreen.

    How to attach a rear view mirror to a car windscreen.

    Interior rear view mirrors can become displaced with bond degradation through the ageing process or they can simply be dislodged through an accidental knock or blow from the driver or front seat passenger or even from operators carrying out a car valet. Whatever the cause immediate reattachment is necessary to ensure the driver’s capacity to be aware of what is ...

  • How to emergency patch cracked car lights.

    How to emergency patch cracked car lights.

    Should your car light lens cover be damaged in an accidental minor collision or through a stone being thrown up by a vehicle in front there is a practical solution to patching the broken light. A tried and tested super glue can shorten an unexpected roadside stop by effectively bonding and sealing the crack in the lens cover. Theoretically the ...

  • How to reattach a loose heel to a boot.

    How to reattach a loose heel to a boot.

    Just as Murphy’s law describes the inevitably of things going wrong and at the most inopportune time, the same principle seems to apply to unexpected events such as your boot heel becoming dislodged at the most inconvenient time. It always seems to happen well away from a cobbler’s shop and any possibility of having it quickly and professionally reattached or ...

  • How to repair a broken balsa wood model aircraft

    How to repair a broken balsa wood model aircraft

    Balsa wood model aircraft are beautiful replicas of the genuine articles fabricated lovingly by model plane aficionados. As prized artefacts they become cherished heirlooms and take pride of place in display areas of their homes. Having spent many hours and days constructing models that date back to a historical emotive past of national aeronautical triumphs and achievements model aircraft builders ...

  • How to repair a dislocated stiletto heel tip

    How to repair a dislocated stiletto heel tip

    How many times have you heard anecdotal accounts of damsels in distress when calamity struck as their stiletto heel tip became detached whilst going to an important venue like a corporate event, wedding ceremony or family celebration. From a lady’s perception this rates as a major catastrophe with no immediate solution other than to quickly acquire another pair of shoes. ...

  • How to replace a loose tile in a bathroom.

    How to replace a loose tile in a bathroom.

    When a tile becomes loose in a bathroom, to the extent it is noticeable against the surrounding tiles, or is on the verge of falling off, then corrective action is required to set it back in place, quickly and permanently. It requires a little preparation in removing the surrounding grouting but you can leave the original tile adhesive in place ...

  • How to replace a part broken off a child’s toy.

    How to replace a part broken off a child’s toy.

    Broken children’s toys always cause consternation and very often a quick fix can remedy the deficit and restore the child’s happiness and complete faith in its toy. We all have personal experience of this disrupter in our midst when accidents occur with toys received as Christmas or birthday presents. It is as if the world has come to an end ...

  • How to stick a toothbrush holder to a tiled wall.

    How to stick a toothbrush holder to a tiled wall.

    Toothbrush holders are only really a convenience if attached effectively to a location above the wash hand basin or at least in close proximity to the user. In many circumstances the holder has fallen off the wall due to a poor bonding product having been used to secure it in the first place. The challenge is to find an adhesive ...

  • The best way to fix a broken car bonnet catch.

    The best way to fix a broken car bonnet catch.

    If a car bonnet catch breaks in two pieces it becomes very difficult to operate and due to sharp jagged edges can potentially cut your hand in the process of trying. You could replace the catch with a second hand part or buy a new one. Either solution is not cost efficient which points towards repairing the broken catch so ...

  • The best way to fix a broken ceramic vase.

    The best way to fix a broken ceramic vase.

    The best and quickest way to fix a broken ceramic vase is to glue it together with an effective super glue that will provide a long lasting bonding solution and will restore the vase form to its original integrity. Ceramic vases can have a sentimental or real value depending on their provenance and age. Those worth keeping are worth repairing ...

  • The best way to replace a broken piece of wood decking.

    The best way to replace a broken piece of wood decking.

    The best way to replace a broken piece of decking is to find a tried and tested superglue solution that will provide a very strong grab and high tensile strength joint. The ideal glue should perform under extreme weather conditions and temperature fluctuations to ensure an efficient permanent fix that is both effective and aesthetically pleasing. In spite of the ...

  • The best way to restick a detached car badge on a car.

    The best way to restick a detached car badge on a car.

    The best way to restick a detached car badge on a car is to deploy a super glue that is effective and efficient across a range of essential criteria. Firstly, it must be compatible with the two materials – metal alloy badge and metal car bonnet – so an effective bond is achieved. Secondly it must glue with maximum strength, ...

  • The best way to secure a loose lens in sunglasses.

    The best way to secure a loose lens in sunglasses.

    The best way to secure a loose lens in sunglasses is to find a superglue that provides instant grip, provides a long lasting solution and is non obtrusive. It needs to dry clear so there is no residue of any kind obstructing a clear view. Finding that perfect solution is easier said than done as many traditional products are chemically ...

  • The fastest way to repair a broken strap on a handbag.

    The fastest way to repair a broken strap on a handbag.

    You could assert that a handbag is a girl’s best friend or perhaps second best after her favourite diamond or piece of jewellery. On a practical level her handbag goes everywhere with her so it becomes almost an appendage of her being and persona, an indispensable hold all that contains practically all of her earthly belongings – at least those ...

  • How to fix a broken glass candle holder.

    How to fix a broken glass candle holder.

    The quickest and most efficient way to fix a broken glass candle holder is to find a superglue that glues efficiently and permanently with no visible joint line or staining of the glass. Provided the glass has broken into large pieces and not into smithereens it can be repaired with the careful application of a frugal amount of superglue – ...

  • How to fix a loose finial on a pvc conservatory roof ridge.

    How to fix a loose finial on a pvc conservatory roof ridge.

    The only practical way of fixing a pvc finial to a pvc conservatory roof ridge is to use a cyanoacrylate superglue that will bond on a molecular level to provide a permanent solution. A decorative conservatory ridge is defined by its finial sitting proud above the ridge and roof – an additional decorative finish that provides symmetry and is the ...

  • How to fix loose chair rungs

    How to fix loose chair rungs

    When chair rungs become loose it is advisable to glue them tightly in place with a safe and effective superglue before permanent damage to the mortice and tenon or dowelled butt joint is caused. Most wooden chair rungs are glued into sockets on the front and back legs to strengthen the chair structure. Through time, constant wear and tear combined ...

  • How to glue loose dove-tailed joints.

    How to glue loose dove-tailed joints.

    Dove-tailed joints are an extremely competent way of traditionally jointing sections of wood at right angles to one another. They provide a very strong furniture joint by adding stability to the structure and are used historically in the manufacture of chairs, tables, cupboards, sideboards and dressers. Whilst these are among the strongest cut joints in carpentry they are also glued ...

  • How to patch cracked car headlights

    How to patch cracked car headlights

    Should you experience a cracked or broken headlight whilst driving, the immediate thought is how to secure or patch the lens until a replacement is fitted. If it occurs at night time there is the added urgency to secure the lens and protect the light bulb from damage. If headlights were to fail in this scenario it would necessitate either ...

  • How to repair a loose bridge on a guitar.

    How to repair a loose bridge on a guitar.

    Guitar players might not be aware of a loose bridge on their guitar until a new set of strings is required. Many guitar aficionados prefer to have a secure rather than a movable bridge that does not simply fall off when releasing string tension and removing worn strings. A secure bridge maintains the tuning and pitch integrity which a loose ...

  • How to repair a loose wooden chair armrest

    How to repair a loose wooden chair armrest

    It is not uncommon for mortise and tenon joints to become loose in chair armrests, particularly where the armrest is a decoratively turned style and of light construction resting on an equally light support or spindle attached to the chair seat. Constant wear and tear can weaken joints that were not properly glued in the first instance. Although mortise and ...

  • The best way to fix a broken picture frame

    The best way to fix a broken picture frame

    The best way to fix a broken picture frame is to find a superglue that is compatible with the frame material – usually wood – and can provide a strong long lasting bond that is resistant to vibration, movement and temperature fluctuations. Should the picture be subject to damp surroundings then it obviously requires a superglue solution that is impervious ...

  • The best way to fix a displaced car side mirror.

    The best way to fix a displaced car side mirror.

    The best way to replace a displaced side mirror is to stick it carefully back in position with a strong effective adhesive that contains a sealant which protects the integrity of the adhesive by preventing water penetration. No matter how good an adhesive is at resisting water egression, it takes a special kind of compound to withstand the constant barrage ...

  • The best way to secure a loose chair spindle.

    The best way to secure a loose chair spindle.

    The best way to secure a loose chair spindle is to find a proficient superglue that will glue the spindle securely and permanently in place and restore the strength and integrity of the chair’s original condition. Chair spindles are usually straight lengths of wood that either form the chair back within the posts or supports or tie the front and ...

  • The best way to tighten loose table stretchers.

    The best way to tighten loose table stretchers.

    Table stretchers can become loose over time due to glue shrinkage in the joint caused by a combination of low humidity and general wear and tear. Older rustic pine tables with a single or double stretcher can succumb to the wood glue shrinkage problems caused by ambient conditions or extremes such as temperature fluctuations and low humidity. Wood glues which ...

  • What is the best way to glue wood dowel joints

    What is the best way to glue wood dowel joints

    The undoubted best way to glue wood dowel joints is to deploy a super glue that has a tried and tested pedigree in terms of grab, high tensile strength, longevity and safety. Wood dowels are a traditional and effective means of jointing wood. Over time the glue that is used to tighten the joint dries out and erodes leaving a ...

  • How to glue loose wood panel joints in a wood framed clock.

    How to glue loose wood panel joints in a wood framed clock.

    The best way to glue loose wood joints in a wood framed clock is to ensure primarily that they are well prepared to accept the chosen treatment. The reason the glued joints failed is due to humidity and resulting disintegration of the glue in the wood joints. To remediate the problem, carefully remove the wood panels that constitute the frame, ...

  • The best way to tighten loose chair stretchers.

    The best way to tighten loose chair stretchers.

    When chair stretchers become loose it is possible to repair them. If left too long they can break at the joint and then need replacing – a difficult task. Wood glue would have been used to glue them tightly in place when they were being made but unfortunately it degrades in low humid conditions and eventually disintegrates leaving a loose ...