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Ilkley Patio Layers (LS29): The minute the spring arrives every year most people have thoughts about spending more time in the fresh air and of course the garden (for those that have one) is the most common place to achieve this. After a windy and wet winter in Ilkley, your garden may be a bit of a quagmire, therefore putting in a splendid new patio should be the obvious solution to make the garden more functional. If you do already have a patio but it has become covered with weeds and out of level you could be thinking about getting a new one built or perhaps just lifting and re-laying the existing one if the paving slabs are still okay.

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Though a small patio project may be something you could do by yourself if you are used to that kind of work, it is likely that you may need to get a professional Ilkley patio layer to manage the project on your behalf, particularly for larger patios. It is not only the installation of your garden patio you must take into account but the removal and disposal of the waste matter and the introduction of required patio materials. You should also bear in mind that building patios is heavy work, especially if your old slabs were concreted in place. A large sized paving slab with a layer of concrete on is likely to be rather weighty, so you should at least ask someone to assist you in lifting these, should you choose to go it alone.

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A knowledgeable Ilkley patio contractor should be able to advise you on what you can and can't have, recommend and supply appropriate materials and produce the perfect patio design for you to sit nicely in your available area. Always ask for a sales brochure, any reliable patio contractor will have access to a portfolio of patio jobs that they've previously accomplished in the Ilkley area. By seeing this brochure you ought to be able to get a good idea of precisely what your job will look like when it is completed, this will assist you to decide on your preferred design and materials.

Before any work actually commences, you'll want to go over several things with the patio installer. This is regarded as the planning phase and it's crucial if your finished patio is going to look as you intended. This preliminary conversation must cover such matters as are there trees or drains in the way, the exact location of the patio, the need for site levelling, what kind of paving slabs will be used, and where can a skip be positioned.

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This phase of the patio project should include the removal and disposal of surrounding debris and existing paving waste, removal of the topsoil layer to get down to the more stable sub-soil, spreading of a hardcore or sub-base and the subsequent tamping and levelling of this material, covering with a bedding layer such as sharp sand.

The Laying of the Paving: When everything has been prepared your patio specialist will commence putting down the patio slabs, how this level proceeds will depend upon the exact materials you have picked, and might be comparatively straightforward if the surface preparation was carried out correctly and the final base is sound and flat.

Patio Edging Ilkley: Adding a lovely edging to your patio is the best way to give it a professional looking finish. How this is done will of course depend upon your chosen layout and design. You can purchase numerous types of edgings for patios, although they won't all be suited to your particular patio finish, so choose carefully if you opt to go with an edging. You could pick a kerbstone edging, a coping stone edging, a short brick wall edging, a contoured stone edging or a brick/blockwork edging. If you're a tad confused and want to know what will look best with your specific patio, talk to your Ilkley patio layer. They might have photos of patio edgings they have used on jobs previously.

Materials Used for Paving: There are various different materials out of which a patio area or path can be made and the most commonplace you will find are concrete, sandstone, slate, asphalt, composite materials, slabs, cobbles, gravel, limestone, bricks, blocks, setts and granite.

Driveways Ilkley: While you're having a nice new patio laid you may also want to upgrade your driveway too. The vast majority of Ilkley patio builders will also be prepared to deal with this job, and it may be advantageous to do this simultaneously so you only generate one lot of mess and you are able to use one large skip for the removal of waste, therefore saving yourself aggravation, time and cash. That being said, you'll still need to consider whether your allocated budget will cover this supplemental work.

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Patio Cleaning Ilkley: You'll likely not be immediately concerned with patio cleaning if you are only right now in the process of installing a new patio, however, later on, if you want to keep your patio in good shape, you'll have to be cleaning it pretty regularly. It is going to be a slightly different situation if you are planning to add to or extend a patio that is already there. In this situation you will almost certainly have to clean up the old slabs so they match the newly laid slabs as closely as possible, or else the entire area will look a bit of a mess. Normally the cleaning of patios is achieved by chemical cleaning or high-pressure water jetting and most local Ilkley patio cleaning companies will likely offer both services. Patio cleaning experts in Ilkley will use state-of-the-art high-pressure equipment for doing this, and this tends to be superior to any commonplace jet washer that your typical householder would use for their outdoor cleaning projects.

Flagstone Patios Ilkley: Of the varied materials that you can use for constructing a patio, flagstone is considered one of the best. There are many reasons why you should think about this option for your patio in Ilkley, such as the fact that flagstones come in rich colours with innate variations, plants or grasses can be grown in the gaps between the stones to soften the look, flagstone patios look more organic and natural, flagstones are durable and long lasting, flagstones have irregular shapes and textures, they can be laid dry to give a permeable surface therefore preventing standing water and they are ideal for "free form" patios. These types of patio have huge appeal mainly due to the fact that flagstones are naturally occurring stones which are quarried and cut from bluestone, sandstone, travertine, slate and limestone.

Resin Bound Patios Ilkley: A relatively recent invention which is in the main used for creating driveways in Ilkley, but can equally be adapted for patios is the resin bound system. A resin bound surface is made up of a combination of resin and aggregate stones which can be mixed on-site, cold. The finished surface is permeable, permitting rain water to pass through it, preventing some of the surface water problems that sometimes occur with paving slabs. Resin bound patios and driveways are also durable, available in different colours, UV stable, weed resistant, colour fast, attractive, non-slip, relatively maintenance free and long lasting, they're furthermore incredibly adaptable and can easily incorporate bespoke logos and designs, making them perfect for commercial as well as residential use.

Patio Furniture Ilkley: When you've finished work on your patio you will need to purchase some beautiful patio furniture to complete your new outdoor space. There is plenty to think about when buying patio furniture and you should put as much thought into this decision as you would selecting furniture for the interior of your house. During the summer you'll probably spend more of your time lounging on your patio than you do in the house, so doing it correctly is essential. You should not simply squeeze in as much furniture as you can, you should utilize the available space sensibly. It might be a neat idea to continue your colour scheme from the inside to the outside of the house, this helps to preserve the natural flow of the space. (Tags: Patio Furniture Ilkley, Garden Furniture Ilkley)

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A few Ilkley streets serviced by Ilkley patio layers: Ivy Court, Clarence Drive, Croft Park, Backstone Way, Wheatlands, Highlands, Jill Kilner Drive, Grove Road, Keighley Road, Wheatley Grove, Clifford Road, Leathley Road, Oakridge Avenue, Leathley Lane, Richard Gossop Court, Hawksworth Street, Glen Mount, Leamington Road, Newall Close, Wheatley Rise, Bleach Mill Lane, Sedbergh Drive, The Robins, Ellicott Court, Tivoli Place, Hauxley Court, Sedbergh Park, Pines Gardens, Hasley Road, Craven Park.

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