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Burgess Hill Patio Layers (RH15): As soon as the spring appears each year most of you plan to spend more time outside and of course the garden is the most obvious place to achieve this. After a wet and windy winter in Burgess Hill, your garden is likely to be just a muddy mess, so putting down a splendid new patio could be the obvious solution to this problem. If you already have a patio but it's starting to get covered with weeds and out of level you may very well be considering having a new one or perhaps just lifting up and relaying the old one if the slabs are still in a good state of repair.

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Whilst a modest patio project might be something you could carry out by yourself should you be keen on that sort of undertaking, it is most likely that you will want to hire the services of a professional Burgess Hill patio layer to manage the project for you, particularly for bigger and more complicated patios. It is not just the laying of your garden patio you have to think about but the removal and disposal of the resulting waste matter and the introduction of the required patio supplies. You also need to keep in mind that laying patios is fairly back-breaking work, particularly when the old slabs are fixed with concrete. A large patio slab with a lump of concrete on is going to be rather weighty, therefore you should at the very least ask someone to assist you in lifting these, should you opt to do-it-yourself.

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A specialist Burgess Hill patio builder will be able to give you advice on exactly what you should and shouldn't have, suggest and supply appropriate materials and produce an ideal patio design for you to compliment your available area. Ask for a sales brochure, any decent patio contractor will be pleased to let you see a portfolio of patio assignments that they have previously finished in the Burgess Hill area. From this portfolio you may be able to get a notion of precisely what your job will be like when it is finished, this will aid you to decide on your layout and materials.

Project Planning: It is important to speak with your patio specialist in relation to certain matters which have to be decided in the planning stage, like: what's the perfect position for your patio, are there any obstacles to think about such as (trees, drains etc), the measuring the area to be patioed, easy access to the patio, does the area need levelling, do you require it to slope away from the property, what materials are to be used, what is the patio area going to be used for as well as other considerations which your Burgess Hill patio expert will point out.

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The proper preparation of the area where the patio is to be placed is extremely important if the completed patio is to be acceptable. This is the step that will include excavating and removing soil to an appropriate level, shoveling on a layer of hardcore, compacting this down and giving it a final layer of sharp sand.

The Final Paving: Once you have a stable and level footing laid down, the patio builder is able to proceed with the laying the paving slabs. As long as the area preparation has been properly done, this stage of the project will be reasonably painless and your patio will quickly begin to take shape and you should soon be gazing upon a superb outside space where you can sit and relax

Patio Edging Burgess HillPatio Edgings Burgess Hill: Adding a lovely edging to your patio area is one way of giving it a really nice finish. How this is accomplished will of course depend on your chosen style and layout. You can buy many types of patio edgings, although they'll not all be appropriate for your specific patio finish, so be certain to choose carefully if you opt to go with an edging. You could have a rounded kerbstone edging, a brick/blockwork edging, a wavy stone edging, a short brick wall edging or a coping stone edging. If you're finding it challenging to make a decision about just what edging will look best with your patio, ask your Burgess Hill patio layer for some guidance. They will probably have photos of patio edgings they've used on other jobs.

Materials for Patios: There are an array of different materials out of which an outdoor patio can be created and the most popular that you will come across are slate, limestone, setts, gravel, sandstone, asphalt, bricks, slabs, blocks, composite blocks, granite, cobbles and concrete.

Patio Ideas Burgess HillPatio Design Ideas Burgess Hill: The assortment of design and layout ideas that can be applied to your patio are endless and if you aren't good at designing things you may choose to confer with a local Burgess Hill landscaper or patio design specialist if you're planning something complicated. You might opt to keep it simple and go with a plain rectangular or square shape on a single level or you could go wild and merge different shapes on split levels to give your patio more character or to fit in with an inclined garden for instance. If you're hoping to get a cheap patio, you should keep it as basic as possible, because bespoke patios can be quite expensive. Specific facets of your patio will be dependent on the shape of your garden and the space that is available, if you've got not much space your options will be somewhat restricted. Any self-respecting patio specialist in Burgess Hill will be able to advise you about the best way to proceed with the installation. For starters you might look at a circular patio, a block paved patio, a split-level patio, a patterned concrete patio, a mosaic patio, a stone patio or a free form patio. Check out Google Images or Flickr for lots more creative ideas.

Patio Slabs/Paving Slabs Burgess Hill: As you would expect, patio slabs come in all sorts of different sizes and at varying prices. Things like personal taste, your budget, current fashions and the need to match pre-existing materials will have an impact on the sort of slabs you decide to use. In recent times, the majority of home owners in Burgess Hill favour concrete or sandstone patio slabs, because these are readily available in nearby garden centres and DIY outlets, and can be conveniently delivered. Prices (at the time of writing) range from approximately three to fifteen pounds each though they're commonly available in bulk packs of twenty or more. Typical sizes are: 300x300mm, 450x450mm and 600x600mm, the thickness varies from 22mm to 38mm.

Patio Grouting Burgess Hill: With old, pre-existing patios one of the main problems is with cracked and crumbling grouting or joints. If this is the case with yours then the patio will look messy and will doubtless have grass and weeds establishing themselves between the slabs. You can minimize this problem by the application of a good weedkiller or perhaps by dowsing the weeds with boiling water which is a superb, but largely unknown, non-chemical solution to kill weeds in cases like this. It is often a tricky job to repair the grout, and the toughest job of all is the removing of the old, eroding grout. Having the whole thing re-done is the only real solution if the paving slabs are loose and unstable, seeing that replacing the joints won't solve the issue. If the slabs are reasonably stable and firm you can press on and rake out the old mortar by utilizing a hammer and bolster, a patio knife or better still an angle grinder with a diamond tipped blade. When you're done, give the entire patio a good cleaning and undertake the re-grouting with a polymeric or resin grout. Some of these are applied using the wet slurry approach while others use a dry brush-in system.

Resin Bound Patios Burgess Hill: A more contemporary innovation which is mainly used for driveways in Burgess Hill, but can equally be adapted for patios is the resin bound process. A resin bound surface comprises a mixture of resin and aggregate stones which is mixed cold, on-site. The finished surface is permeable, enabling rain water to pass through it, avoiding the flooding issues that can occur with paved areas. Resin bound patios are also weed resistant, easy to maintain, colour fast, attractive, available in lots of colours, non-slip, long lasting, hardwearing and UV stable, they are in addition extremely adaptable and can readily incorporate customized logos and designs, making them great for commercial as well as private use. (Tags: Resin Driveways Burgess Hill, Resin Patios Burgess Hill)

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Artificial Lawns Burgess Hill: Something that you may want to look at instead of a patio is artificial grass, which is equally low maintenance, long lasting and can be done a good deal more cheaply than a paved patio and with less mess and disruption. Artificial grass looks like genuine grass, both close up and from afar, but it doesn't grow and never has to be mowed. If you're on the lookout for a more economical solution for your precious garden space in Burgess Hill, then artificial grass might be just the alternative for you. A lot of concrete and stone can look very drab your garden area, the green colour of artificial grass is more calming and easy on the eye. The cost of installing artificial grass in Burgess Hill is about the same as doing it with cheap quality paving but less than half the cost of higher end paving slabs. (Tags: Artificial Grass Burgess Hill, Artificial Lawns Burgess Hill)

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