Geotextile sizes – How do I get the size I need?

What is a geotextile membrane? A geotextile membrane is a construction product used in ground and drainage projects. It has many properties that help with stabilisation, filtration, separation, weed suppression and is a necessary addition to French drains and Soakaway systems. Need more infomation and an introduction to the types of construction fabrics and their […]

Horse Arena – What membranes to use?

What membrane is used for horse arenas? You may need woven and non-woven geotextile membrane in your arena project. Depending on the use and loading needed. In some cases a non-woven membrane may be sufficient. A woven membrane will be your stabilisation layer at the base of your arena layers with the ground/soil. It is […]

French drain – when to use and how to install

What is a French drain? French drain, trench drain, land drain, sub surface drains all names for a trench filled with stones to direct water away from waterlogged areas in gardens and from around buildings. Really a simple solution of a channel filled with stones to allow water to flow to a new area and […]

What is permable paving? – Do I need it?

What is permeable paving? Permeable definition is a material or membrane allowing liquids or gases to pass through it. As a paving option it allows water to pass through straight into the ground and does not allow water to run off to drains. This reduces the amount of water being sent to drains and helps […]

How to Secure Geotexile Fabric

Jointing and securing Geotextiles How do I joint my geotextile once in place? There are a few easy ways to joint your geotextile, Tape Pins Overlap Overlapping geotexiles Overlapping is a great way to ensure that laid down geotextiles are fitted together well; without gaps creating weak spots in your stabilisation and filtration layers. Overlap […]

How to Cut Geotextile Fabric?

Your ready to start your project, laid down the membrane; but wait it needs trimming to fit your garden project. A few tips on keeping your geotextile neat… What do you cut geotexile fabric with? Firstly, you will need a Stanley blade (or similar) that is new and sharp, scissors can be used on the […]