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Ash Patio Layers (GU12): If you want to take advantage of your garden and spend much more time out of doors, having a decent patio put in is an excellent way to achieve it. Now, if you decide that you're going to have a patio installed you will need the project to be done the right way, else it will be troublesome for years to come and sooner or later you'll be forced to get the entire thing redone.

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Specialists at DIY in Ash are likely to be happy to handle this themselves, though putting in a decent quality patio is not as easy as you might suppose. Smaller patio projects are likely to fall within the ability range of many do-it-yourselfers, though larger more extensive patios are better left for professional patio layers. Also bear in mind that its not only the task of preparing a level base and laying down the patio slabs that's involved, it's also the digging out and disposal of a fair bit of earth and rubble and possibly even the old patio materials if the project is a replacement. This is liable to be physically demanding and will require the use of a skip, at the very least.

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The big benefit to having a qualified patio installer to hand, is that you're able to get reliable advice and info about what is and is not doable with regards to your layout and space. They should also be able to offer suggestions about the recommended materials for the job. Ask if you can view images of patios they've done in the Ash area, this will provide you with a notion of what's practical for your garden and how it might look when it's done.

Before work begins, you will have to talk things over with your patio installer. This would be perceived as the planning phase and it is vital if your finished patio is to meet your needs. This initial discussion should involve such points as are there any manholes or drains in the way, the exact location of the patio, what type of paving slabs are to be used, where can a skip be positioned, and does the site need levelling.

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This stage of the patio project should include the removal and disposal of surrounding debris and any old paving waste, removal of topsoil to get down to the more stable sub-soil, introduction of a sub-base or hardcore and the subsequent levelling and compacting of this material, covering with a bedding material for example sharp sand.

The Final Paving: Once you've got a stable, flat base laid down, the patio contractor is able to get on with the laying the paving. If the groundwork has been correctly done, this step of the process should prove to be quite trouble-free and the patio you have dreamed about will quickly start to take shape and you should soon have a marvelous outdoor space where you will be able to entertain or relax

Patio Edgings Ash: To produce a really nice finish to the area, you may be able to add a stylish edging to your patio. This will naturally depend on the layout and style that you choose. The different types of patio edgings on offer are endless and your only job will be to pick out the most suitable style to match your patio layout. Your alternatives will probably be between a blockwork/brick edging, a kerbstone edging, a coping stone edging, a low brick wall edging or a contoured stone edging. If you're a bit bewildered and want to know what will go best with your specific patio design, ask your Ash patio layer. It may be beneficial to see a few samples of patio edgings that they've used in the past, so request to see some photographs.

Paving Materials: There are a wide range of materials which can be used for building patios, among the most widely used are: cobbles, granite, asphalt, bricks, composite materials, gravel, slabs, sandstone, setts, limestone, slate, concrete and blocks.

Patio Slabs/Paving Slabs Ash: As would be expected, patio slabs are available in all sorts of different sizes and at varying prices. The slabs that you choose will be based upon current trends, the need to match pre-existing materials, personal preference and your allowed budget. As of late, the majority of people in Ash favour sandstone or concrete paving slabs, because these are readily available in local garden centres and DIY merchants, and can be conveniently delivered. Paving slab prices (at the time of writing) can cost anything from around £3 up to £15 although they're typically sold in bulk packs of twenty or more.

Driveway Installation Ash: While you are getting a new patio laid you may also need to upgrade your driveway too. The majority of Ash patio installers will also deal with this task, and it is often advantageous to get it done at the same time so you only have one lot of mess and you are able to use just one skip for your removal of waste, thus saving yourself expense, hassle and time. This will of course depend on your budget and whether or not it will stretch to this extra work, but it is definitely worth considering.

Hard Landscaping Ash: What is often referred to as "hard landscaping" is the introduction of solid shapes which give form and structure to your garden. Water features, pergolas and fencing are all looked upon as "hard" landscaping, as are driveways, patios and pathways, which are all produced from "hard" building materials. Features produced with plant based materials are called "soft landscaping", which encompasses lawns, trees, mulch and shrubs. To a certain degree garden furniture could also be described as "hard landscaping". (Tags: Hard Landscaping Ash)

High-Pressure Patio Cleaning Ash

Patio Cleaning Ash: You will likely not immediately be thinking about patio cleaning if you're only just looking to install a new patio area, however, down the line, if you wish to keep your patio in tip top condition, you'll have to be cleaning it quite regularly. A lot of people in Ash find that their existing patio areas are not large enough and choose to extend them. If you find yourself in this situation, then you'll need to clean and revitalise your existing slabs so they match the new ones. Most often patio cleaning is achieved by pressure washing or chemical cleaning and local Ash patio cleaning companies will quite possibly offer both of these services. High-pressure equipment is used by the experts, and this is substantially better than the type of jet washer that you may have in your shed for garden related cleaning.

Flagstone Patios Ash: Of all the materials that can be used for creating a patio, flagstone is certainly one of the best. There are plenty of reasons why you ought to consider this material for your new patio in Ash, and these include the fact that they can be laid dry to provide a permeable surface, they have irregular shapes and textures, they come in rich colours with innate variations, flagstone patios are durable and long lasting, flagstone patios look more natural and organic, plants can be grown in the gaps between the stones to soften the look and they are perfect for "free form" patios, providing plenty of scope for creativity. This type of patio has much appeal mostly because flagstones are natural quarried stones cut from slate, bluestone, sandstone, travertine and limestone.

Resin Bound Patios Ash: A more recent innovation that is mostly used for creating driveways in Ash, but can equally be adapted for patios is the resin bound technique. A resin bound surface is made up of a combination of resin and coloured aggregate stones which is mixed on-site, cold. The surface is permeable, enabling rain water to pass easily through it, preventing the surface water issues that can sometimes arise with paved patios. Resin bound patios and driveways are also attractive, colour fast, available in lots of colours, relatively maintenance free, weed resistant, slip resistant, long lasting, UV stable and durable, they're furthermore highly adaptive and can readily incorporate customized designs and logos, making them great for business as well as private use. (Tags: Resin Bound Driveways Ash, Resin Patios Ash)

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Patio and Driveway Sealing Ash: Applying sealant is the perfect way to protect your driveway, patio, path or paved area in Ash and is especially beneficial for areas of block paving where the sand joints can easily be eroded while cleaning. Sealing inhibits this irksome sand loss that's a regular issue when pressure washing in particular. This is not the sole benefit of sealing which can also prevent staining, prevent moss, weed and grass growth, make the area easier and quicker to clean, lengthen the life of your patio or driveway, reduce the risk of repairs in the future and enhance the look of your patio blocks or slabs. Pavement and patio sealers are waterproof and don't peel or blister, various kinds are available for different materials including natural stone sealers, tarmac restorers, block paving sealants and imprinted concrete sealers. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Ash, Patio Sealing Ash)

Artificial Lawns Ash

Artificial Lawns Ash: Something that you may want to look at instead of a paved patio is artificial grass, which is equally low maintenance, long lasting but can be installed more cheaply than a stone patio and with less mess. Artificial grass looks the same as genuine grass, both from a distance and close up, but it never needs cutting and never grows. If you are in need of a cost effective solution for your precious outside space in Ash, then artificial grass may just be the answer for you. Excessive stone and concrete can look very drab your garden area, the green colour of artificial grass is more calming and easy on the eye. The cost of artificial grass in Ash is approximately the same as doing it with the cheapest quality paving slabs but less than half the cost of high end paving slabs. (Tags: Artificial Grass Ash, Artificial Lawns Ash)

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Ash patio specialists can usually help you with quotes for patios in Ash, the removal of patios in Ash, patio design in Ash, block paving patios in Ash, patio sealing in Ash, patios around trees and shrubs in Ash, patios around decking in Ash, patio removal and disposal in Ash, flagstone patios in Ash, patio landscaping design in Ash, the jet washing of patios in Ash, patios around ponds in Ash, the refurbishment of patios in Ash, gravel patios in Ash, patio cleaning in Ash, cheap patios in Ash, ornamental patios in Ash, permeable patios in Ash, natural stone patios in Ash, patio installation in Ash and other patio related tasks in Ash, Surrey.

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Some Ash streets covered by Ash patio layers: Richards Close, Dorset Road, Shackleton Close, Prospect Road, Ash Green Lane West, Wellesley Close, Dean Close, Foxhurst Road, Moore Close, Oaktrees, Ash Green Road, Elm View, Cross Road, Balmoral Road, York Road, Harper's Road, Wood Street, Brackendene, Old School Close, Enfield Road, St Peters Mead, Miles Road, Maple Close, Napier Lane, Wandle Close, The Briars, Lincoln Close, Old Chapel Lane, May Crescent.

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