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Weed Membrane Woven Weed Block / Ground Cover

32.8966.46 (Inc. VAT)

Delivery time: 2-3 Days
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Weed Control Barrier Membrane – Woven Fabric Ground Cover

Key features:

  • Inhibits weed growth
  • Allows water and nutrients through to soil
  • Choice of sizes
  • Ideal for use under bark, chips and stones etc

Product Description

Our Weed Membrane is a heavy duty woven weed control fabric. This is available in a range of sizes and prevents weed growth and reduces your garden maintenance. Although an effective weed block, it still allows water and nutrients to penetrate soil.

Key features:

  • Inhibits weed growth
  • Allows water and nutrients through to soil
  • Choice of sizes
  • Ideal for use under bark, chips and stones etc
  • Extra strong woven polypropylene
  • 120gm

Weed membranes, also known as landscape fabrics or weed barriers, are an invaluable tool for maintaining a neat and weed-free garden or landscape. These fabrics create a barrier between the soil and the environment, preventing the growth of unwanted weeds while allowing water and nutrients to penetrate. If you’re looking to keep your garden free from the constant battle with weeds, follow this comprehensive guide on how to properly lay a weed membrane.

Materials You’ll Need:

  1. Weed membrane fabric
  2. Ground staples or pegs
  3. Scissors or utility knife
  4. Measuring tape
  5. Garden gloves
  6. Rake (optional, for preparing the soil)

Step 1: Preparing the Area: Before you begin laying the weed membrane, you need to prepare the area. Clear away any existing weeds, debris, or rocks from the surface. Use a rake to level the soil and create a smooth base for the fabric. If the soil is uneven, you can add a layer of compost or topsoil to create a more consistent surface.

Step 2: Measuring and Cutting: Measure the area you want to cover with the weed membrane. Unroll the fabric on a flat surface and cut it to the appropriate size, leaving a few extra inches on each side to ensure complete coverage. If you’re covering a larger area, you may need to overlap multiple pieces of fabric by a few inches to prevent gaps.

Step 3: Placing the Weed Membrane: Lay the cut weed membrane fabric over the prepared area. Make sure it’s positioned correctly and covers the entire intended area. Smooth out any wrinkles or folds in the fabric to ensure even coverage.

Step 4: Securing the Fabric: To prevent the wind from lifting the fabric and to keep it in place, use ground staples or pegs to secure the edges of the weed membrane. Place these staples around the perimeter of the fabric, spacing them about 1 to 2 feet apart. If you’re using multiple pieces of fabric, overlap them slightly and secure the overlap area as well.

Step 5: Cutting Holes for Plants: If you’re planning to plant through the weed membrane, use a pair of scissors or a utility knife to carefully cut holes in the fabric where your plants will go. Make the holes slightly larger than the root balls of your plants to allow for growth. Gently fold back the flaps of fabric around the holes to expose the soil.

Step 6: Mulching (Optional): To enhance the effectiveness of the weed membrane and create a more attractive appearance, you can add a layer of mulch over the fabric. Mulch helps retain moisture, further suppress weed growth, and provides a polished look to your landscape.

Step 7: Planting and Watering: Now that your weed membrane is in place, you can plant your desired plants through the holes you’ve cut. Gently pull the flaps of fabric back around the base of each plant. Water the newly planted vegetation thoroughly to help settle the soil and activate the membrane’s permeability.

Laying a weed membrane is a straightforward process that can significantly reduce the amount of time and effort spent on weed control in your garden or landscape. By following these simple steps, you’ll create a weed-free and low-maintenance environment that allows your plants to thrive while keeping unwanted weeds at bay. Remember to periodically inspect the fabric for any potential damage and adjust the mulch layer as needed. With a properly laid weed membrane, you’ll be able to enjoy a more beautiful and hassle-free outdoor space.

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  • Orders of €150 inc VAT or over will get free delivery nationwide. (Please see notes below for exceptions)
  • All orders under €150 inc VAT incur a standard delivery charge of €10 including VAT
  • (Please see below for exceptions)
  • We deliver to anywhere in Ireland.

Bulky items:

Bulky items may incur delivery surcharges (see below) as extra courier costs unfortunately are often unavoidable. If the order is over €150 only the bulk delivery charge will apply. The final delivery charge for bulky products will be calculated when all items have been added to the shopping cart.
All efforts are made to indicate where products are subject to delivery surcharges.

Special Order items:

We are in regular contact with our suppliers and we try our best to make sure that all “special order items” on our webstore are available from our suppliers within the timeframe advertised. If, for some reason our supplier is out of stock and you have ordered the product we will let you know immediately and give you the option to either wait until it’s back in, upgrade to a better model at little or no extra cost or receive a full refund. See more info on Special Order products here.

Timeframe:

All nationwide deliveries will be delivered within 2-3 working days.

(Local deliveries within 1-2 working days.)

Special order items may take longer to deliver but this will be indicated on the product information page. You can see more info on Special Order products here.

Working days are Monday through Friday excluding public holidays. Orders placed on Saturday/Sunday will be deemed as being placed on the following Monday.

Some items may take longer to ship. If this is the case, we will notify you by phone/email of this delay.

If your delivery is urgent please contact us by phone or email and we will do our best to expedite it.

Please indicate on your order any specific delivery instructions.

Bulky goods:

Bulky goods will be delivered on pallets and will be unloaded by the courier. All bulky goods are delivered kerbside. Unfortunately, the delivery company will not convey the goods into premises for storage unless agreed in advance. Access to the delivery location must be suitable for a truck and failure to provide suitable level ground for operating pallet truck may result in refusal to deliver by the courier. Please note delivery operators will apply safe procedures in relation to ongoing Public Health considerations..

Exceptional Goods:

Some building materials are extremely bulky and not practical to deliver outside Co. Sligo e.g. concrete blocks, tonne bags of sand or gravel or some lengths of timber. We have highlighted where this is the case in bold red writing. If you do order these products we will contact you to see if you want to pay an additional delivery charge or if you wish to cancel the order. Please do not take offence to this as some bulky goods may cost much more to deliver than the value of the goods. We are based in Sligo so can offer a local delivery service in this area using our own vehicles.

If there is a forklift or teleporter available onsite, we would appreciate if you could tell us in advance by filling out the special delivery notes when completing the order.

The Seller or the courier company will not be held responsible for any damage to goods or persons caused by the goods being unloaded by the buyer.

**Please contact us in advance of ordering if unsure of the above**

Damaged goods:

Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to sales@mybuildingsupplies.ie straight away. If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

Once the goods are signed for it will be deemed that goods were in good state when delivered.

General:

Delivery shall be within a time period agreed between the Buyer and Seller and the Seller shall use its best endeavours to ensure that delivery takes place within the period agreed. Failure by the Seller to deliver the Goods within the agreed time period shall not amount to a breach of this contract by the Seller and the Buyer shall not be entitled to damages or other compensation or to cancel this contact by reason of such failure.

The Seller reserves the right to deliver in instalments. Each part delivery shall be deemed to constitute a separate contract, the fulfilment or non-fulfilment of which shall not affect any other part of the contract or the contract as a whole. Where any order involves more than one delivery and default is made on payment on the due date (either under this contract or any other contract made between the Seller and the Buyer) the Seller shall have the right to suspend all further deliveries until payment is made or to terminate the contract without prejudice to any existing claim.

The Seller shall not be liable to the Buyer for any loss or damage which may be suffered by the Buyer as a direct or indirect result of the supply of the Goods by the Seller being prevented, hindered or delayed by reason of any circumstances whatsoever which are outside the control of the Seller. Once delivery has been accepted the Buyer shall not be entitled to withhold or postpone payment of all or any portion of the price agreed, therefore.

1. Where goods are damaged on delivery the Buyer has the right to refuse delivery. Damaged goods should be photographed on delivery and photos emailed to sales@mybuildingsupplies.ie. If goods are damaged on delivery, we will replace the goods in as timely a manner as possible at no extra cost.

2.  If goods are signed for and later found to be faulty/damaged, notice must be given in writing within 24 hours and photos will be required to be emailed to sales@mybuildingsupplies.ie.

3. All faulty/damaged goods issues will be dealt with on a case by case basis and best endeavours will be made to rectify within a timely manner. Manufacturers’ warranties will apply in certain cases.

4. Any returned items which are not faulty or damaged will incur full carriage costs which must be paid for by the customer.  Notice of intention to return unwanted goods must be given within 14 days of receiving goods. Returned goods must be in original packaging and in original condition before refunds can be given.

5. All returned goods to be sent to Patrick Rogers Ltd., O’Connell St., Ballymote, Co. Sligo

Note regarding Oil Boilers and Boiler stoves:

Please ensure you check with us first or consult a qualified professional before ordering your oil boiler or boiler stove to ensure you order the correct one for your home. If the product needs to be returned a restocking fee may apply.

Returns of Special Order Items

All “special order items” are subject to the same product returns policy as stocked items. However, items which are returned that are not faulty or damaged on delivery will be subject to a 10% restocking fee.

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