Outdoor areas are treasured elements of houses, which makes it important for you to pick the right kind of establishment to bring to the space. There are several of terms that are often used interchangeably to describe a done up outdoor space. It can get confusing with all the terms – deck, patio, balcony, terrace, porch, veranda and the list of goes on. Perhaps the most commonly mistaken for being synonymous are decks and patios. Make sure you are aware of the distinction between them before making any decisions. Let’s clarify. READ MORE
When assembling a garden that hits all the notes, you must keep all factors in mind – even the ones that could easily be forgotten. Edging kerbs are one of the elements that is an integral part of every outstanding garden but can be easily overlooked. READ MORE
A little effort goes a long in way keeping your precious granite investments looking immaculate. An overall clean space leaves a far better first impression. Luckily, granite is regarded to be the strongest of natural stones, boasting excellent resistance to weather conditions among other factors, and as a result, are less costly to maintain. Here are some facts an outdoor space owner should know and watch out for, as well as tips on how to easily keep a garden or driveway spick and span.
With the long-awaited summer season around the corner, you may be revamping your garden. Let us provide you with a source of inspiration on how to give your garden a makeover.
We are enthusiastic about top quality, natural materials that are perfect for any outdoor living space including your garden, driveway or patio. If you are looking at natural stone products to landscape or re-design, then read on to find out more information about the different ways natural granite can be a part of the new, fresh looking space. READ MORE
Looking for inspiration to landscape or re-design an outdoor living space? Take a look at our helpful guide on different types of natural stone finishes and cuts. You should always be aware of all your options before outfitting a satisfactory outdoor space. We recognise the importance of outdoor living spaces and are excited to showcase natural stone products that come in varying finishes.
We are passionate about the materials we work with and are confident that you will be able to find a finish or cut that will look perfect in any outdoor setting. READ MORE
Having a small garden does not necessarily mean compromise. You can still take full advantage of making a limited amount of space look as roomy as possible. These are our top tips for small garden paving ideas that can enhance a coveted green space.
Focal Point Fulfilment
By adorning your garden with a main point of focus, your eyes can naturally be drawn to that area, and creates an effect of making the space seem larger.
In addition to making a garden seem larger, it also gives you the opportunity to express a stylish statement. Examples of focal points could be putting in a statue, or a designed paving circle. READ MORE
For a spectacular end effect granite materials can be combined with slate. The kind of slate used for manufacturing our products is truly unique – it is extracted from just one quarry, thus its colour or structure are one of a kind and cannot be replicated. Alike granite, it is also wear and weather resistant, which means that the stone finish only improves over time and the surfaces are built to last for decades. Irregular slate stones were the item of choice to form rustic, naturally looking paths. Dark brown stones were outlined with grey granite setts which highlighted extraordinary properties of slate. READ MORE
As your garden is the place where you will spend the warmest and sunniest days of the year, it definitely deserves the right setting. Everyone will benefit from beautiful, strong and durable paved areas. Robust ground cover gives you extra outdoor space to play, relax, have a barbecue or sunbathe. Granite products are chosen for both lovely natural looks and functionality. Our granite setts, available in a few colour versions and sizes are definitely approppriate for several purposes. They are an ideal material for paths: small yellow and red cobbles were arranged in decorative patterns, with bigger silver grey cobbles used as edgings. Walkways were also built with flamed grey granite paving slabs with and granite setts completed the project. READ MORE
As granite is currently experiencing its renaissance, providing an attractive alternative to artificial, dull and easily damaged concrete, it is widely used in commercial surroundings, decorating city centres in many corners of the world. There are plenty of reasons for the popularity of granite as a building material: it is renowned for high compressive strength and impact resistance, low abrasion and water absorption, as well as total resistance to freezing. It is an entirely natural material, extracted from earth with explosives. The beauty of stone cannot be beaten by any man made products. Thanks to extraordinary colours and texture, natural stone items blend with all kinds of surroundings, both traditional and contemporary.It suits busy urban places and peaceful retreats such as parks and squares. Choosing granite leads to considerable savings in the costs of maintenance READ MORE