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Bark Mulch vs Slate Chippings

Bark Mulch vs Slate Chippings

3rd March 2021

Before the onset of spring and the emergence of weeds in planting beds, February and early March are good times to start preparing your garden area to suppress the dreaded weeds and help your garden maintenance.

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Natural Stone Finishes Explained

Natural Stone Finishes Explained

26th February 2021

Natural stone is one of the best materials you can buy if chosen correctly, ensuring the correct type of stone is used in the proper application.

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Quality Control & Testing of Decorative Aggregates

Quality Control & Testing of Decorative Aggregates

18th February 2021

All the slate aggregate from Stone & Surfaces Direct are distributed directly from the quarry, and the slate aggregate is consistently tested to ensure our customer get the best value for their expenditure.

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Why Use a Stone Federation Member?

Why Use a Stone Federation Member?

8th February 2021

With the growth in e-commerce companies selling natural stone products, finding organisations with more substance than just a picture, and a price is a growing issue for consumers. We recommend that buyers look at several potential natural stone suppliers, and in doing so, look carefully at the quality of the website, the ease of use, and their knowledge and experience

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Laying The Perfect Patio

Laying The Perfect Patio

4th February 2021

Laying the perfect patio will always start with good planning and research.

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Product Focus - Decorative Slate Aggregate

Product Focus - Decorative Slate Aggregate

29th January 2021

Understanding the geology and origins of the product you choose helps you have a broader appreciation of why slate from the UK is one of the best buys you can make.

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Care And Maintenance Of Your Patio And Garden Planting Beds

Care And Maintenance Of Your Patio And Garden Planting Beds

22nd January 2021

With the onset of Spring, now is the time to be thinking about showing your garden a little TLC.

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Product Focus – Interior Veneer Cladding

Product Focus – Interior Veneer Cladding

14th January 2021

With the more time we are all now spending at home to stay safe, and business adjusts to facilitating home working, many of us can at least enjoy the benefit of less of our day spent on travel, and enjoy the benefit in our pockets too!

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A Guide To Choosing Interior Tiles

A Guide To Choosing Interior Tiles

7th January 2021

With such a wide range of interior tile choices available, it can seem daunting at first to know where to start when selecting the tile for your interior wall or floor.

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The Impact of Brexit on Natural Stone Products

The Impact of Brexit on Natural Stone Products

13th December 2020

As a result of Brexit, on the 1st January, the UK will move to UKCA Marking, and all compliant companies should accordingly replace CE marking with the UKCA logo if compliant.

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