It is coming to the time of year where ponds can become vulnerable to water leaks – happening through winter frost damage. Most commonly known to concrete pond structures, seasonal damage can also occur in fibreglass and butyl, Firestone or PVC liner ponds although this is less common. We’ll take a look below at some of the steps to first identify a leak and ways of repairing the pond liner not only throughout the autumn and winter periods, but all [...]
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With Autumn just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about putting in a little maintenance time to get your pond into shape. Check out the below link to a great article written by Alys Fowler of the Guardian on how to give your pond a quick bit of maintenance. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2013/sep/07/alys-fowler-ponds If you’d like to learn more about the materials we supply here at Stephens Industries, please visit our pond liner section, or simply contact a member of the [...]
Slurry Storage Advice The online publication National Farmer has released an editorial on the temporary storage of slurry. This is following a recent press release from the Environment Agency detailing how farmers should be looking to store their slurry. An issue which has become increasingly important as a result of the recent inclement weather experienced. As a provider of high quality slurry pit liners and covers, Stephens Plastics has featured heavily in this National Farmer edition. For more information on our slurry pit liner [...]
At this time of year it is more important than ever to ensure that you have enough silage stock to get you through the last of the cold months.Farmers Guardian, a comprehensive and leading farming publication, have recently published an article giving fantastic guidance on calculating how long forage stocks will last. Silage Clamp At Stephens Industries we are fabricators and suppliers of high quality silage protection sheets, proven to assist in the production of silage. For more information on our Genatex [...]
In 2012 we experienced a disappointingly wet, and cold Spring and Summer, but 2013 is set to be far more appealing with forecasts of plenty of sun filled days! So, with a promising Spring and Summer to look forward to, now is the time to start planning that pond project that you’ve been thinking about. Your pond project can be as simple or as complex as you want it to be. Whether you want to construct an ornate swimming pond with waterfalls, or [...]