Category Archives: Urban

Tips to Maintaining your Drive this Winter

Worried your drive may find it difficult to live another winter? Here are some top tips to keep your drive in tip-top shape Edge the sides of your drive. This should involve removing the top two to three inches of … Continue reading

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How to De-ice your Car Effectively

  Waking up to a snow covered, ice-encased car in the morning is a nightmare. The Highway Code states that ‘you MUST be able to see, so clear all snow and ice from all your windows’ So, how do we … Continue reading

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What to Consider When Building a Schoolyard

What To Consider When Building A Schoolyard As everyone knows children have a lot of energy. All of that running and chasing can lead to accidents if the ground is not properly prepared. Here you will learn some of the … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Using Anti-slip Surfaces

The use of anti-slip floor surfaces in a home or other building is a smart choice for a number of reasons. A major advantage is that it creates a safer environment. In public buildings, this is important to avoid slips … Continue reading

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Where and why are Helipads Used?

We’ve all seen them in the movies or on hospital dramas, but what are helipads and why are they used? Helipads are a small, flat area designed for helicopters to land on and take off from. They can be spotted … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Traffic Calming

An increasingly popular street measure, traffic calming enhances safety for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists. This system of design and management strategies prioritizes the balance of street users. Traffic calming measures shift the idea of roadways being simply a thoroughfare for … Continue reading

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Thorprint Surfacing

Thorprint is a safe, cost-effective and attractive method of surfacing. It is hot-applied and has very fast curing times. The minimal disruption involved in Thorprint application means that it is particularly suitable for situations that require traffic flow to be … Continue reading

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Resin Bonded Surface – A Guide to Cleaning and Maintenance

Resin-bonded surfacing is an ideal aggregate for patio, driveways, walkways and any location that experiences a high amount of traffic. This material is extremely durable and through the use of specialised epoxy binders, it will boast a superior longevity to … Continue reading

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Is a Resin Bonded Driveway Right for you?

Many traditional materials used in domestic driveways and parking areas have pitfalls. Loose gravel can stray or become rutted. Cast concrete can crack. Slabs settle and sink. Tarmac crumbles over time. Consequently, one of the most common and visible home … Continue reading

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Why Thortech use Bimagrip

Bimagrip is a skid resistant surface ideal for steel ramps and decks. It gives shipowners, fleet operators, and port managers a low profile surface that can help drivers and pedestrians alike be effectively and safely loaded and discharged, whether conditions … Continue reading

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