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 […]

Alloments – Get your own and grow your own.

Got an allotment? We’ve got you covered. Well aren’t you the lucky one, in some areas of the county waiting lists for allotments can be up to years long. You need to get to our site at Spudulica.co.uk for all those allotment essentials. If you want an allotment you need to go to your local […]

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 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 […]