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The Importance of De-Icing Salt for Snow & Ice Removal

By Matthew Lowes on 16/10/23 in: Uncategorised

You might be wondering why we’re talking about ice and snow when summer feels like it’s only just ended. But, as the temperature starts to drop, and the days get shorter, it’s crucial not to underestimate the importance of being prepared. British weather, as we all know, can be highly…

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Black Stones? – Black Basalt

By Cathryn Robson on 06/11/17 in: Enhance Your Home

If you’re looking for a modern or contemporary stone for your garden, then Black Basalt is ideal. When wet this stone is black; when dry it becomes a charcoal grey colour making it perfect for off-setting gardens with a lot of natural colour or for use in sleek urban gardens.

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How to decorate your garden and play area

By redguerrilla on 28/10/16 in: Enhance Your Home

How to decorate your Garden and Play Area without compromising Child Safety

When planning home improvements it is essential that child safety is at the forefront of all endeavours. According to ChildAlert.co.uk, 130,000 children are injured in the garden each year. The garden is an exciting and exhilarating place for children to play, and the open spaces encourage creativity and exploration. But it also holds many potential dangers for children, such as accidents caused by trips and falls or encounters with wildlife.

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Gravel for Gravel Gardens

By Cathryn Robson on 28/01/16 in: For The Garden

There are many surfaces to choose from for your garden area – natural stone paving, imprinted concrete, granite sets, bricks, decking or lawn.  Gravelcan be one of the more favourable options. The advantage is it can be planted, it provides a perfect environment for drought-tolerant plants, and is a great…

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Using weed membrane – ground control fabric

By Cathryn Robson on 04/01/16 in: For The Garden

Weed Membrane for Weed Prevention. Here at Stones4Homes we recommend that weed membrane is used when bark mulching or using decorative stones or gravel to leave you with the perfect low maintenance garden. Weed control fabric is used for suppressing weed growth in landscaping and gardening projects, for example, under decorative layers such…

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