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3 Tips for the Low Maintenance Outdoor Space

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

Making the most of the glorious U.K summer isn’t all about a Chelsea Flower Show standard of skill and planting knowledge. There are plenty of ways to make sure your garden is stylish, inviting and stress-free throughout every season, and flooring material choice is just one of them! ... Click for More

Reclaimed Railway Sleepers

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

It’s no real surprise that consumers place such great emphasis on gardens when they are looking for properties. They can provide children with a space to run around and burn off their seemingly endless energy and they are great for people who want to be able to enjoy some fresh air and relaxation in their own little piece of the outdoors. ... Click for More

Novel Uses Of Reclaimed Railway Sleepers

Rob Byrne - Friday, December 28, 2012

Being creative with the raw materials that you get from Natural Stone & Timber is easy considering what we have on offer. Slate tiles are very easy to work with if you are wanting to create a zone that really expresses your individuality. They have a truly distinctive look that sets them apart from other materials and paving made out of this naturally mined substance can add something different. There is no rule anywhere that states you must use conventional materials in conventional ways and combinations of different materials can really make for a unique environment that stands out, but it all must benefit from careful planning. Understanding the tones you want to create in a specific area will be all important and for this you will need to get some samples. We sell samples which can allow you to put different materials together in an effort to see how well they work. As far as slate goes, we have black slate for a classic and elegant look, ocean green slate for a more varied, coloured look and rusty slate for that worn effect that expresses age and maturity. ... Click for More