What is a channel drain?

A channel drain is an enclosed channel with grating on the top. They run along the edge of an area within the floor; they are added to remove surface water from a specific area. To help control the flow of water and prevent flooding/pooling of water. This moves excess water to the underground drainage system […]

Percolation Test

Percolation test – surface water drainage You need to do a percolation test if your thinking of having a soakaway drainage system in your garden or replacing a soakaway system. A percolation test must also be done for septic tanks/ sewage treatment. Make sure you do this test in normal conditions and not in summer. […]

Non Woven Geotextile

Geotextiles There are 2 main types of geotextile fabrics permeable and impermeable. At Spudulica.co.uk we specialise in permeable membranes. This week we are covering Non woven geotextiles. Uses: Separation, Filtration Applications: French Drains, Soakaways, Permeable Protection layers, Patios. Both types can be also used together to cover problematic areas with multiple issues. Non-woven geotextile membrane […]

Potted Plants- Winter Prep

Potted plants in Winter For those of us with a multitude of potted plants in our gardens we need to plan for winter. It is a tricky time of year with the extra rainfall and the possible risk of frost and freezing temperatures. Outdoor pots can be become waterlogged with the extra rain we experience […]

rainCatcher Tanks and systems

rainCatcher Tanks and systems At Spudulica home and garden we stock a beautiful range of rainCatcher above ground tanks and systems. These tanks can be used for rainwater storage or storm water attenuation. rainCatcher is a British brand providing innovative and sustainable products to manage and re-sue rainwater within your home or business. Tanks are […]