Must-have features for cosy outdoor living

Must-have features for cosy outdoor living

Now more than ever, if you’re lucky enough to have an outside space, it could be the most convenient and relaxing place to see friends and family. Home entertaining will not only save on the cost of going out, you’ll be guaranteed personal space and good...
Why choose composite decking?

Why choose composite decking?

Composite decking has grown in popularity over recent years because it offers some advantages over other hard surfaces. Like any kind of decking, a composite deck will need less ground preparation than laying a patio. This means it can be a good option for you if your...

Coronavirus update

How to shop safely in our store Thank you for your continued support during this challenging time. Here are some of the strict measures we have in place to keep you and our staff safe and to get your supplies to you quickly: 1. We’ve changed our usual opening...
Easy projects for your lockdown garden

Easy projects for your lockdown garden

With no end to lockdown in sight, it’s no wonder there has been a surge of interest in starting a garden, whether in part of your plot or an empty shoebox. Our friends at the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust set out three easy steps to get you growing, even...
Working with natural stone suppliers

Working with natural stone suppliers

Cliff and Ian recently visited some of our granite, limestone and slate suppliers in Southern India to take a close look at their latest production methods and improvements in working conditions. In this blog, we’ll be asking Cliff about what he learned from the...
Which grout do I choose for my paving project?

Which grout do I choose for my paving project?

When it comes to laying a patio, there are many jointing compounds or grouts you can use to fill the gaps between your paving units: from simple sand and cement mortar, to two-part epoxy resins like GftK VDW. Each product has some important differences which means...