• Stone Construction

Stone Construction – Is stone construction sustainable?

January 25th, 2024|

What is Stone Construction? Stone has been used as a building material for thousands of years. It has long been recognised as a material of great durability and superior artistic quality, the foremost choice [...]

  • Pollution From Construction – The legacy persists

Pollution From Construction – The legacy persists

January 7th, 2024|

Pollution From Construction The construction industry is a major source of pollution, responsible for around 4% of particulate emissions, more water pollution incidents than any other industry, and thousands of noise complaints every year. [...]

  • What is the effect of quarrying

The Impact of Quarrying: Cause and Effect

January 7th, 2024|

The Impact of Quarrying Quarrying is necessary to provide much of the materials used in traditional hard flooring, such as granite, limestone, marble, sandstone, slate and even just clay to make ceramic tiles. However, [...]

  • Earthship in Olst, The Netherlands

Build Your Own Earthship: the Ultimate Sustainable Home!

January 6th, 2024|

Build Your Own Earthship: the Ultimate Sustainable Home! Earthships are growing in popularity around the world and are said to be the ultimate in sustainability – but be warned, they don’t often look like [...]

  • Conceptual Underground Construction

Digging Deep: The Innovative World of Underground Construction

January 6th, 2024|

Underground Construction Underground construction has been around for thousands of years, mostly developed through mining and more recently through transport, housing and commercial industries. The Channel Tunnel, London Underground, British Library, and various shopping [...]

  • Can paint be too thick?

Can paint be too thick?

December 21st, 2023|

Yes, paint can indeed be too thick, and this can lead to several issues during both the application process and the drying period. We always suggest water thinning most of our water based paints [...]

  • Roman Clay vs Limewash

What is the difference between roman clay and limewash?

December 20th, 2023|

Roman clay and limewash are two different materials used for interior wall finishes, each with its unique characteristics and effects: What is Roman Clay? Texture and Appearance of Roman Clay Roman clay is known [...]

  • Can Breathable Paint Prevent Mould? 

Can Breathable Paint Prevent Mould? 

May 9th, 2023|

The Benefits of Using Natural and Breathable Paints and Plasters Mould is a common issue in many homes, (go check for mould if you haven't!) often resulting from trapped moisture, inadequate ventilation, or both. [...]

  • What are the different types of paint

What are the different types of paint? The Mammouth guide

May 9th, 2023|

There are various types of paints available, each with its unique properties, colours  and suitable applications. Here are some common types of paint, along with a brief explanation for each, and natural paint alternatives [...]

  • Common examples of wood finishes

What are common examples of wood finishes?

May 8th, 2023|

A Comprehensive Guide to Enhancing and Protecting Wooden Surfaces Wood finishes play a vital role in enhancing the beauty of wooden surfaces and providing protection against environmental factors, wear, and damage. With numerous finishing [...]

  • Brighten Your Home with Yellow Wall Paints

Brighten Your Home with Yellow Wall Paints

April 30th, 2023|

Exploring the History, Trends, and Psychology of this Sun-kissed Hue Yellow is a natural paint colour that has been associated with warmth, happiness, and vitality for centuries. As one of the most vibrant and [...]

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