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Alternative Patio Options from Innovative Stone Importers

- Friday, December 28, 2012

Like many other people these days, you may well be looking to create a garden patio, path or porch from materials other than timber decking or generic tiles. Natural stone is a very viable option in this respect as it is now far more widely available and competitively priced than it once was. Although there are of course many natural stone options available, there are three particular choices which stand out as being especially suitable for the creation of garden patios, porches and paths. ... Click for More

Novel Uses Of Reclaimed Railway Sleepers

- 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