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 […]

RainCatcher Tanks 200L/750L – Highlighting Key features

What is RainCatcher? RainCatcher is a UK based company who manufacture (in the UK) their own rain collection tanks and accessories. These items can be used for many projects both commercial and domestic. What RainCatcher tanks are avaliable? We stock the 200L wall mounted and the 750L floor standing water collection tanks at spudulica home […]

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 […]

How to lay a geotextile fabric

Following in our current series of geotextile focussed blogs, we have another one on how to lay your membrane. Preparation is key  Firstly measure the area you need, length by width to give you an area measurement (m2). Then decide what type of geotextile fabric you require, is it needed for stabilisation and filtration? – […]

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 […]