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Exeter Patio Layers (EX1): If you would like to take advantage of your available garden space and enjoy more of your time out in the fresh air, having a patio installed is an excellent way to do it. Now, if you decide you're going to have a patio installed you'll need the job to be done properly, else it will give you trouble as the years roll by and eventually you'll be forced to redo the entire thing.

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Although a small patio assignment may be something that you could undertake yourself should you be used to this kind of work, it is most likely that you will need to locate a specialist Exeter patio layer to complete the job on your behalf, especially for bigger and more complex patios. It isn't simply the installing of your garden patio that you should take into account but the removing and disposal of the waste matter and the introduction of the required patio materials. You also need to keep in mind that installing patios is heavy work, particularly if the old slabs were concreted in position. A large patio slab with a chunk of concrete on is going to be extremely weighty, so at the very least ask someone to help you lift these, should you elect to tackle it yourself.

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A reliable Exeter patio builder will advise you on exactly what you may and may not have, recommend and supply the right materials and work out an ideal patio design for you to compliment your available area. Always ask for a sales brochure, most decent patio builders will carry a portfolio of projects that they've previously done in the Exeter area. By using this brochure you might be able to get a good idea of precisely what your patio project will look like when it is finished, this should help you to pick your preferred design and materials.

Before any work starts, you'll want to talk about some things with your patio installer. This would be perceived as the project planning period and is essential if your finished patio is to meet your requirements. This initial conversation should include such points as are there any drains or manholes in the way, where can a skip be positioned, what size and kind of slabs are to be used, does the site need levelling, and the preferred location for your patio.

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Correctly preparing the area where your patio is going to be located is vital if the resulting patio is to be satisfactory. This step should include excavating and removing the topsoil to a suitable level, shoveling on a good layer of hardcore, compacting this down with a plate compacter and finally giving it a 25mm covering of bedding material such as sharp sand.

Paving the Area: When all has been prepared your patio specialist will start laying the patio slabs, precisely how this process proceeds depends upon the materials you have picked, and might be quite uncomplicated if the ground preparation was executed properly and the base is level and sound.

Patio Materials: Patio areas and pathways can be created from numerous different materials, the most common being limestone, gravel, slate, setts, slabs, blocks, bricks, sandstone, asphalt, concrete, cobbles, composite tiles and granite.

Patio services are available in Exeter and also in: Cowley, Marsh Barton, Whitestone, Heavitree, Alphington, Exminster, Pocombe Bridge, Whipton, Exwick, Longdown, Poltimore, Birchy Barton, Wonford, Stoke Hill, Nadderwater, St Thomas, Ide, and in these postcodes EX1 1BP, EX1 1TA, EX1 1BL, EX1 1NX, EX1 1UG, EX1 1XP, EX1 1XG, EX1 1DL, EX1 1RZ, EX1 1AU. Local Exeter patio layers will likely have the telephone code 01392 and the postcode EX1.

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Patio Edging Exeter

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Patio Edging Exeter: To produce the best possible finish to the paved area, you may be able to incorporate an attractive edging into your patio. This will of course depend on the planned style and layout that you pick. You can find numerous types of patio edgings, although they will not all be suitable for your particular patio finish, so choose carefully if you opt to go for an edging. You could go for a blockwork/brick edging, a kerbstone edging, a contoured stone edging, a short brick wall edging or a coping stone edging. If you are somewhat unclear and want to know what will best go with your particular patio design, consult your Exeter patio layer. They might have pictures of patio edgings they have used on past jobs.

Patio Grouting Exeter

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Patio Grouting Exeter: With old, pre-existing patios one of the key problems is with crumbling and cracked joints or grouting. Whenever you're confronted with this problem, you will almost certainly have weeds and grass sprouting up between the slabs and the entire paved area will look very messy. To tackle this, you could maybe dowse the weeds with boiling water which is an excellent non-chemical technique to eliminate weeds, or alternatively you could apply an effective weedkiller. It really isn't a simple task to refurbish a patio which has badly deteriorated, and cleaning out the old. crumbling sand and cement grouting is the toughest job of all. If the slabs are rocking and loose it is pointless replacing the joints as it won't solve the problem, and you actually need to get the whole area re-done. Cleaning out the damaged mortar using a patio knife, a hammer and bolster or better still an angle grinder with a diamond tipped blade, is going to be the next step if your slabs are relatively stable and secure. When you've finished, you should give the whole patio a thorough cleanup and complete the re-grouting process with a polymeric or resin grout. Some of these are applied using the wet slurry method while others use a dry brush-in system. (Tags: Grouting Patios Exeter, Patio Grouting Exeter, Patio Re-Grouting Exeter)

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Driveway Installation Exeter: In addition to your patio, you may also need to get a new drive laid, or maybe a pre-existing drive renewed. Plenty of Exeter patio installers also build driveways as well, so to save yourself a bit of hassle, cash and time, you could always do this simultaneously.

This will of course depend on your budget and whether or not it will extend to this extra work, however it is certainly worth looking into. (Tags: Driveway Pavers Exeter, Driveway Installation Exeter, Driveway Installers Exeter).

Patio Sealing Exeter

Patio and Driveway Sealing Exeter: Sealing is an excellent way to protect your patio, driveway, path or paved area in Exeter and can be extremely effective for areas of block paving where the sand is often eroded from the joints while cleaning. Sealing stops this annoying sand loss which is a regular issue when jet washing in particular. This isn't the only benefit of sealing which should also prolong the lifespan of your driveway or patio, make the paved area easier and quicker to clean, inhibit the growth of grass, weed and moss, reduce the risk of repairs in the future, enhance the look of your patio slabs or blocks and prevent unsightly staining. Driveway and patio sealers are waterproof and shouldn't blister or peel, various products are available on the market for different finishes including natural stone sealers, imprinted concrete sealers, block paving sealers and tarmac restorers. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Exeter, Patio Sealing Exeter)

Patio Problems Exeter

Issues With Exeter Patios: All through this website I've covered a few of the problems that can occur with an existing patio, but to summarize, here are the primary issues that are likely to arise with a patio: collapsed patio edgings, slabs covered in lichen, algae and moss, unstable or loose patio slabs, damaged or cracked paving slabs, the staining of patio slabs, dirty patio slabs, standing water due to poor drainage, trip hazards due to uneven slabs, slabs that have moved or sunk, weed infestation.

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Exeter patio specialists will likely help you with concrete slab patios in Exeter, garden patios and terraces in Exeter, patio landscaping design in Exeter, patios around pools in Exeter, patio removal and disposal in Exeter, the jet washing of patios in Exeter, garden patios and pathways in Exeter, patio restoration in Exeter, permeable patios in Exeter, patios around hot tubs in Exeter, patio installation in Exeter, small garden patios in Exeter, patio cleaning in Exeter, natural stone patios in Exeter, gravel patios in Exeter, flagstone patios in Exeter, patios around garden ponds in Exeter, the removal of patios in Exeter, decorative patio design in Exeter, patio design in Exeter and other patio related tasks in Exeter, Devon.

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Patios have recently been installed in Alphington Road, Beers Terrace, Sylvan Avenue, Conybeare Close, Staplake Lane, Saxon Avenue, Bridge Road, Belle Vue Close, Durham Close, Blackboy Road, Cornwall Street, Bartholomew Street East, Cofton Road, The Panney, Tuckfield Close, Spruce Close, Crawford Gardens, Ashleigh Close, Stanley Square, Bedford Street, Bartholomew Street West, Charwell Meadow, Cross View Terrace, Bay Trees, Burns Avenue, Brent Close, Dick Pym Close, Silver Lane, and in these postcodes EX1 1BP, EX1 1TA, EX1 1BL, EX1 1NX, EX1 1UG, EX1 1XP, EX1 1XG, EX1 1DL, EX1 1RZ, EX1 1AU.

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