We have a new blog site!

We have decided to put all of our news, press releases and blog posts on our main website at Celtic Sustainables. So from now on you will be able to keep all up to date with everything that is going on over at http://www.celticsustainables.co.uk/news. Do not fear! We are not closing down this site so all of the how to guides and other useful information … Continue reading We have a new blog site!

Competition to win the farrow & Ball book Decorating with Colour

Competition: Win F&B Inspirational Book

The inspiration for painting a room can take many different forms. Often customers visit our shop with a picture frame, curtain material or other object that they want to find a paint to match a colour within the item or contrast to. For our Sharon, a painting that reminded her of her cat sitting on her kitchen table next to a bottle of wine, inspired … Continue reading Competition: Win F&B Inspirational Book

Farrow & Ball Foodie Paint Names (spot the odd one out).

Cardigan River and Food Festival

We can’t think of a better way to spend a sunny summers Saturday than mingling with foodies and talking about the things we love: sustainable home renovation and decorating products. That’s why each year we attend the local River and Food Festival in Cardigan. It’s a great day out and this year was no exception. The weather was wonderful, the event organisation was fabulous and … Continue reading Cardigan River and Food Festival

How to Spring Clean without the Chemicals

Spring is fast approaching, and in keeping with the season we’re beginning to think about how to kick off a fresh start around the home. But the idea of freshness that many companies would lead us to believe is the cleanest is really more of a chemical attack on your home. A lot of the common cleaning products we see on the shelves and in … Continue reading How to Spring Clean without the Chemicals

U-Values, R-Values, and Thermal Conductivity made easy!

You’ll soon find when shopping for insulating materials that the process is brimming with technical terms and confusing figures that seem to exist only to confuse. These are, however, actually pretty useful and will provide you with the powerful knowledge necessary to navigating your way to the right product. U-Values A U-value tells you how much heat a given thickness of a particular material loses … Continue reading U-Values, R-Values, and Thermal Conductivity made easy!

Eco Fan 812 can save up to 18% of fuel costs!

Why use an EcoFan Stove Fan?

As the new year begins, winter really makes itself known here on the Welsh coast. Keeping warm can be costly, using a lot of energy and a lot of money too. This winter, however, we’ve been using the EcoFan to keep our homes cosy for less. Central heating has become a thing of winters past as our homes have stayed warm for longer, using less … Continue reading Why use an EcoFan Stove Fan?

Wonderful book: Sustainable Legacy by Cliff Blundell.

Sustainable Legacy by Cliff Blundell: a Home Conservation Guide – Review

There are endless places to find inspiration for your conservation project. However, finding a truly knowledgeable source is a rare bit of luck. Sustainable Legacy, Cliff Blundell’s latest restoration guide for old homes across Wales and the UK, is our new favourite and highly reliable source of information for all active restorers and budding enthusiasts. Cliff is a director of The Lime Company of West … Continue reading Sustainable Legacy by Cliff Blundell: a Home Conservation Guide – Review

Up to 15% off with December Deals at Celtic Sustainables

This December, our Winter Warmer Deals have been introduced to help our customers keep their homes comfortable throughout the winter. We have applied discounts to a number of our most popular cold-weather products from zero-energy stovetop fans to environmentally-friendly sheep’s wool insulation. 5% off Thermafleece CosyWool & SupaLoft Green Insulations Thermafleece CosyWool is a versatile insulation rich in sheep’s wool and is ideal if you … Continue reading Up to 15% off with December Deals at Celtic Sustainables

Announcing: the Key Farrow & Ball Colours for 2015

The colours of 2015 will reflect our increasing tendency to view home as a sanctuary away from the hustling world beyond the front door. The key Farrow & Ball colours for 2015; Pink Ground, Light Blue, Breakfast Room Green, and Tanner’s Brown are pale, authentic, and indicative of our need to fall back into line with a slower pace of life away from the bursting … Continue reading Announcing: the Key Farrow & Ball Colours for 2015

What is rainwater harvesting, and why is it useful?

Rainwater harvesting is an eco-friendly and cost-effective way to save rainwater for non-drinking uses. The average home in the UK uses roughly 150 litres of water each day, but just 3% of that is used for drinking or cooking. Properly filtered rainwater can be used for all sorts of things such as toilet flushing, clothes washing, cleaning, and gardening. With a properly installed rainwater harvesting system in the home, families are able to use up … Continue reading What is rainwater harvesting, and why is it useful?