Pond liners can last for many years if the right material is chosen and it is installed correctly. A good-quality EPDM liner can last over 30 years, and we’ve seen some stick around much longer than that! PVC PVC pond liners can be an economical option for smaller ponds. The quality of PVC available on the market can vary massively and also needs to be carefully selected to ensure it is fish/aquatic life safe. The best quality 0.5mm PVC pond [...]
CHALLENGE: A private client was building a lake on their land, which they wanted to be able to utilise as a wedding venue. They needed a lake liner to provide secure water retention, long life and the ability to place structures above the lake. The client needed to get the lake completed quickly, ready for a wedding that was already booked in. SOLUTION: After assessing the site and requirements, Stephens was able to recommend Firestone GeoGard to the customer, with [...]
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 [...]
For more information regarding our pond installation process and services available at Stephens Industries, watch the video below: If you’d like to discuss a project of your own, contact our team today.
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 [...]