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 […]

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 […]

Woven Geotextile membrane

Geotextiles:  There are 2 main types of geotextile fabrics permeable and impermeable. At Spudulica.co.uk we specialise in permeable membranes. Within the permeable selection we also have 2 main types this week we are covering  Woven Geotextile membrane   Uses: Stabilisation, Reinforcement – ground and sub base Applications: Erosion control, Weed Control, Car Parks, High Traffic […]

National Children’s Gardening week – What to do with the kids?

National Children’s Gardening week 25th May- 2nd June “In ever walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks” – John Muir One of the best weeks of the year! Also, this year coinciding with part of half term – so No Excuses!! This year we have a series of blogs about getting about […]

Woven or Non-Woven geotextile membrane?

Geo-textile membrane fabrics are specialist fabrics used for ground engineering. There are 2 main types that prove the most popular. A Black woven fabric comprised of black plastic threads woven together to create a strong fabric. A white non-woven fabric that is comprised of heat bonded synthetic fibres also creating a strong fabric. Both are […]