Patios Bracknell

Bracknell Patio Layers (RG12): The minute the spring arrives every year most people dream of spending a lot more time out in the fresh air and of course the garden (for those that have one) is the most natural place to achieve this. After a windy and wet winter in Bracknell, your garden is most likely to be just a muddy mess, therefore installing a splendid new patio may be the obvious solution to this problem. If you've already got a patio but it is wonky and overgrown with weeds you will be thinking about having a new one laid or perhaps getting the existing one re-laid if the patio slabs are still okay.

Although a limited patio assignment is perhaps something that you could undertake yourself if you're confident in this type of undertaking, its likely that you will need to find a specialist Bracknell patio layer to do the project on your behalf, particularly for more complicated patios. It is not simply the laying of your garden patio that you ought to take into account but the removal and disposal of the waste matter plus the introduction of the new patio supplies. It's also wise bear in mind that installing patios can be back-breaking work, particularly if the existing patio was fixed with concrete. A large sized paving slab with a chunk of concrete on is likely to be extremely heavy, so at the very least get someone to assist you in lifting these, if you opt to go it alone.

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A skilled Bracknell patio layer should be able to give you advice on exactly what you can and can't have, suggest and supply appropriate materials and work out an ideal patio design for you to fit in with your available area. Ask for a brochure, any decent patio builder will have a portfolio of patio work which they have recently completed in the Bracknell area. By using this brochure you may be able to get an idea of just what your patio project will be like when it is complete, this will assist you to decide on your preferred materials and layout.

Planning The Project: You might want to speak with your patio layer in relation to specific factors which must be decided in the planning stage, like: are there any obstacles to consider such as (trees, manholes etc), what materials are you planning to use, what is your patio area to be used for, do you need a gradient away from the house, does the area need to be levelled, where is the perfect location for your patio, the measuring the area to be patioed, how easy will it be to access the patio and other factors that your Bracknell patio builder will highlight.

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Preparation of the Area: This step of the patio project will include the removal and disposal of surface materials and existing paving waste, removal of the topsoil layer to get down to the more stable sub-soil, introduction of a hardcore material or sub-base and the resulting compacting and levelling of this material, overlaying with a bedding material like sharp sand.

Laying the Paving: When everything has been prepared the patio contractor will begin putting down the slabs, precisely how this process proceeds will depend upon the types of materials you've selected, and will be fairly straightforward so long as the surface preparation was executed properly and the base is solid and level.

Materials for Paving: There is a wide assortment of materials that you may use for building a patio, among the most widely used are: sandstone, limestone, granite, gravel, slate, asphalt, bricks, cobbles, concrete, composite materials, setts, slabs and blocks.

Patio Edging Bracknell: Depending on the planned layout and style of your patio, you may be able to use a stylish edging which really finishes a patio off nicely. You can purchase several kinds of patio edgings, although they will not all be suitable for your particular patio finish, so choose the right product if you decide to go for an edging. You could have a brick/blockwork edging, a low brick wall edging, a contoured stone edging, a kerbstone edging or a coping stone edging. Talk to your Bracknell patio layer regarding the options and what they believe will look best with your patio. They will have photos of patio edgings they've used in the past.

Hard Landscaping Bracknell: Driveways, pathways and patios can all be grouped under the umbrella term of "hard landscaping" (or sometimes "hardscaping"), which quite simply means any sort of garden design and architecture which utilizes construction materials, rather than plant related materials like trees, grasses and shrubs, which are normally known as "soft landscaping". In many instances garden furniture could also be termed as "hard landscaping".

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Driveway and Patio Cleaning Bracknell: If you are installing a whole new patio in Bracknell then you will probably not be currently thinking about patio cleaning, although you will need to do this fairly regularly in order to keep your new patio in the best possible shape. If you are extending or adding onto a pre-existing patio area then it might be a good idea to get those previously laid patio slabs cleaned so that they blend in with the new slabs. Normally patio cleaning is achieved by high-pressure water jetting or chemical cleaning and most local Bracknell patio cleaning firms will probably offer both of those services. Professional cleaners use exceptionally high pressure equipment which is superior to the kind of jet washer that some people have in their garage or garden shed. (Tags: Patio Cleaning Bracknell, Jet Washing Patios Bracknell)

Patio Grouting Bracknell: With existing patios one of the chief problems is with cracked and crumbling grouting or joints. If this occurs the patio may look untidy and no doubt have grass and weeds sprouting up between the slabs. You can continually use weedkiller to relieve this annoying problem or pour boiling water on the weeds which is an effective non-chemical technique to destroy weeds. Repairing the grouting can be a tricky job and the toughest task is to remove the old grout which is most likely a cement and sand mortar. If the patio slabs are loose and rocking there is no point replacing the joints as it is unlikely to solve the problem, and you really need to have the entire thing re-done. If the slabs are firm and stable you can go ahead and rake out the old mortar using a hammer and bolster, a patio knife or better still an angle grinder with a diamond tipped blade. Give the entire patio a good cleanup when you are done and re-grout the slabs using a resin or polymeric grout. Some of these use a dry brush-in system and others are applied using the wet slurry method. (Tags: Patio Grouting Bracknell, Patio Re-Grouting Bracknell)

Resin Bound Patios Bracknell: A more contemporary innovation which is predominately used for creating driveways in Bracknell, but can equally be adapted for patios is the resin bound technique. A resin bound surface is made up of a mixture of coloured aggregate stones and resin which is mixed on-site, cold. The finished surface is permeable, allowing rain water to easily pass through it, reducing most of the surface water problems that can sometimes occur with paved areas. Resin bound patios are also colour fast, attractive, available in lots of colours, UV stable, hardwearing, weed resistant, slip resistant, easy to maintain and long lasting, they are additionally highly versatile and can incorporate customized designs and logos, making them perfect for business as well as private use.

Patio Furniture Bracknell: As soon as you've finished your patio you will be eager to buy some beautiful patio furniture to complement your newly created outside space. There's plenty to think about when picking patio furniture and you ought to take just as much time over this part of the process as you would acquiring furniture for the interior of your home. During the summer months you'll likely spend more time lounging on your patio than you do in the house, so having a measured approach is vital. You should not simply pack in as much furniture as you can, you need to utilize the available space shrewdly. It's a nice idea to continue the colour scheme through from the interior to the exterior, this helps to maintain the natural flow of the space. (Tags: Patio Furniture Bracknell, Garden Furniture Bracknell)

Artificial Lawns Bracknell

Artificial Lawns Bracknell: Another option which you may wish to consider instead of a patio is artificial grass, which can be equally low maintenance, long lasting and can be installed a good deal more cheaply than a patio and with less mess and disruption. Artificial grass looks the same as real grass, both close up and from afar, but it doesn't grow and never has to be mowed. If you are looking for a more affordable solution for your garden space in Bracknell, then artificial grass could easily be the perfect alternative for you. Large areas stone and concrete can look very dull your garden area, the natural green colour of artificial grass is easier on the eye and much more soothing. The cost of putting in artificial grass in Bracknell is about the same as doing it with the cheapest quality paving but less than half the price of higher end paving slabs.

Bracknell patio specialists can usually help you with patio replacement in Bracknell, patios and decking in Bracknell, patio design and installation in Bracknell, patio landscaping designs in Bracknell, the removal of patios in Bracknell, patios around shrubs and trees in Bracknell, patio grouting in Bracknell, garden patios and driveways in Bracknell, garden patios and footpaths in Bracknell, patios around pools in Bracknell, patio sealing in Bracknell, patio cleaning in Bracknell, cheap patios in Bracknell, patio removal and disposal in Bracknell and other patio related tasks in Bracknell, Berkshire.

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A quick browse on a local business directory for "patio layers Bracknell Berkshire" created the following results: Universal Paving & Roofing Contractors RG42 2BY, The Brick & Flint Co RG42 2DL, Dreamscapes RG42 1UD.

Some Bracknell roads covered by Bracknell patio layers: Arkwright Drive, Compton Close, Cheshire Park, Chesterblade Lane, Brownrigg Crescent, Brockenhurst Road, Burnham Grove, Somerton Cottages, Barry Square, Trinity Court, Aldridge Park, Augustine Walk, Sylverns Court, Sandford Down, Barley Mead, Crofton Close, Dundas Close, All Saints Rise, Shaftesbury Close, Broadway, Brunswick, Sylvanus, Dianthus Place, Drovers Way, Dryden, Teresa Vale, Salwey Close, Townsend Close, Astra Mead.

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