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Irvine Patio Layers (KA11): The moment springtime appears each year many of us start to think about spending a lot more time out in the fresh air and of course the garden is the most obvious place for that to happen. After a long and damp winter in Irvine, your garden is most likely to be a bit of a quagmire, so laying down an attractive new patio would be the obvious solution to this problem. If you've already got a patio but it is out of level and overrun with weeds you might possibly be thinking about having a new one or perhaps just lifting and re-laying the existing one if the slabs are still in a decent condition.

While a modest patio project may be something you could carry out on your own should you be conversant with that type of undertaking, it is likely that you'll need to employ a competent Irvine patio layer to carry out the job for you, especially for complicated patios. It is not merely the installing of your garden patio you need to think about but also the removal and disposal of the resulting waste materials and the introduction of the required patio supplies.

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A qualified Irvine patio layer will advise you on what you can and can't have, recommend and supply the most appropriate materials and come up with a superb patio design for you to compliment your available area. Always ask for a sales brochure, most dependable patio layers will be glad to show you a portfolio of work they have previously finished in the Irvine area. From this portfolio you should be able to get a notion of just what your job will be like when its finished, this should help you to pick your layout and materials.

Project Planning: You must consult with your patio contractor concerning things that should be decided during the planning stage, for example: are there any obstacles to consider such as (trees, manholes etc), what's the perfect position for your patio, does the area need to be levelled, what is your patioed area to be used for, access to the patio, what patio materials you are using, the accurate measuring of the area to be patioed, do you require a gradient away from buildings and other considerations which your Irvine patio specialist will explain.

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Area Preparation: This phase of the patio project will include the removing and disposal of surrounding debris and any existing paving waste, removal of the topsoil layer to reach the firmer sub-soil, introduction of a hardcore material or sub-base and the resulting levelling and pressing down of this material, covering with a bedding material such as sharp sand.

Laying the Paving: When the area has all been prepared the patio layer will commence installing the slabs, exactly how this stage proceeds depends upon the exact materials you have picked, and might be relatively straightforward so long as the area preparation was executed properly and the final base is solid and flat.

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

Patio Edgings Irvine: Although it will depend on the planned layout and style of your patio, you might possibly be able to incorporate an attractive edging which really finishes a patio off nicely. There are numerous kinds of patio edging, although they'll not all be suited to your specific patio finish, so make sure you choose the right product if you decide to go with an edging. You could pick a contoured stone edging, a brick/blockwork edging, a coping stone edging, a rounded kerbstone edging or a low brick wall edging. Ask your Irvine patio installer regarding the available options and find out what they think will look best with your style of patio. They may have photos of patio edgings they have used in the past.

Patio Slabs/Paving Slabs Irvine: Patio or paving slabs are available in all manner of shapes and sizes, their prices can vary widely as well. Which slabs you select for your patio might be influenced by current trends, the need to match existing materials, personal tastes and your planned budget. The most favoured patio slabs used in Irvine today are made of concrete or sandstone and these can easily be bought in local DIY merchants and garden centres. Prices (at the time of writing) start from roughly £3 up to £15 though they can be sold in bulk packs of twenty or more. Typical sizes are: 300x300mm, 450x450mm and 600x600mm, the thickness can vary from 22-38mm.

Hard Landscaping Irvine: Patios, driveways and paths can all be grouped under the umbrella term of "hard landscaping", which simply means any kind of garden architecture and design created with construction materials, in contrast to plant based materials like grass, trees and shrubs, which are generally known as "soft landscaping". To a certain degree garden furniture may also be described as "hard landscaping".

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Patio Cleaning Irvine: If you are laying a complete new patio in Irvine then you'll most likely not be immediately thinking about patio cleaning, although you will need to do this fairly regularly in order to keep your new patio in tip top condition. If you happen to be extending or adding onto an existing patio then you may want to have those previously laid patio slabs cleaned up so that they blend in with the new slabs. Normally patio cleaning is achieved by power washing or chemical cleaning and local Irvine patio cleaning contractors will quite possibly provide both of these services. Professional cleaners use very high pressure equipment that is a lot better than the kind of jet washer you might have in your garage or shed.

Resin Bound Patios and Driveways Irvine: A relatively recent innovation that is mostly used for driveways in Irvine, but can also be adapted for patios is the resin bound technique. A resin bound surface comprises a combination of resin and coloured aggregate stones which can be mixed cold, on-site. The resulting surface is permeable, enabling water to pass through it, preventing most of the surface water issues that can arise with paved patios. Resin bound patios and driveways are also weed resistant, available in different colours, attractive, UV stable, durable, non-slip, easy to maintain, long lasting and colour fast, they are in addition very versatile and can readily incorporate custom logos and designs, making them ideal for business as well as home use.

Patio Furniture Irvine: When you've finished your patio you will need to purchase the patio furniture to complete your newly created outside space. There is a lot to think about when purchasing patio furniture and you ought to put as much thought into this part of the process as you would buying furniture for the inside of your home. During the summertime you will probably spend more time sitting on your patio as you do inside, so having a measured approach is vital. You should not simply cram in as much furniture as you can, you should use the available space carefully. It's a good concept to continue the colour scheme from the interior to the exterior of the house, this helps to maintain the flow of the space. (Tags: Patio Furniture Irvine, Garden Furniture Irvine)

Irvine patio specialists can generally help you with garden patios and terraces in Irvine, patios around swimming pools in Irvine, quotes for patios in Irvine, elaborate patios in Irvine, garden patios and footpaths in Irvine, garden patios and pathways in Irvine, gravel patios in Irvine, concrete slab patios in Irvine, block paving patios in Irvine, ornamental patio design in Irvine, patios around hot tubs in Irvine, stone slab patios in Irvine, patios and decking in Irvine, patio cleaning in Irvine and other patio related tasks in Irvine, Scotland.

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A few Irvine locations serviced by Irvine patio layers: Green Avenue, Ladyacre Way, Redburn Place, Carters Rigg, Bridgegate, Elmbank Terrace, Etive Place, Seaton Terrace, Bryce Knox Court, Annick Lodge, Millburnside Cottage Annick Lodge, Linthouse Vennel, Gottries Crescent, Duncan Drive, Rivergate, Littlestane Row, John Galt Wynd, Glenbervie Wynd, Weavers Wynd, Knowhead Of Balgray Farm, Kilwinning Road, Cunninghame House, Lamberton Gardens, John Galt Drive, Mill Crescent, Merryvale Road, Golf Place, Dalmore Way, Frew Terrace, Grampian Court.

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