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Maidenhead Patio Layers (SL6): As soon as springtime appears every year we start thinking about spending more time outdoors and obviously the garden (for the lucky ones that have one) is the most natural place to achieve this. After a windy and wet winter in Maidenhead, your garden will likely be just a muddy mess, therefore putting down a brand new patio is the answer to this problem. If you already have a patio but it is out of level and overgrown with weeds you could be thinking about having a new one laid or perhaps getting the existing one taken up and re-laid if the slabs are still fit for purpose.

While a small patio project is perhaps a job that you could complete by yourself if you are able in that sort of work, its likely that you'll need to get a skilled Maidenhead patio layer to complete the project on your behalf, especially for complex patios. It is not only the installing of your garden patio that you need to think about but the removal and disposal of the resulting waste matter and the introduction of the new patio supplies. You also need to keep in mind that laying patios can be back-breaking work, especially if your old slabs are fixed with concrete. A large patio slab with a chunk of concrete on is likely to be pretty heavy, so you should at the very least enlist someone to assist you in lifting these, should you opt to tackle it yourself.

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An experienced Maidenhead patio contractor can advise you on exactly what you should and shouldn't have, suggest and supply the right materials and work out an awesome patio design for you to fit your available area. Demand a sales brochure, any decent patio contractor will have a portfolio of jobs that they have recently completed in the Maidenhead area. From this portfolio you should be able to get an idea of just what your job will look like when its completed, this will assist you to decide on your preferred materials and layout.

Planning The Project: Be certain to speak to your chosen patio contractor in relation to specific factors that should be decided during the planning stage, like: what patio materials are to be used, do you need it to slope away from the house, what is your patio area going to be used for, the accurate measuring of the area to be patioed, access to the patio, does the area need to be levelled, what is the perfect position for your patio, are there any obstacles to think about such as (drains, trees etc) and other issues that your Maidenhead patio expert will explain.

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Getting the Area Ready: This phase of the patio project includes the stripping and disposal of surrounding materials and existing paving waste, digging up of topsoil to reach the firmer sub-soil, introduction of a sub-base or hardcore and the subsequent pressing down and levelling of this material, overlaying with a bedding material for example sharp sand.

The Laying of the Paving: When all has been got ready the patio builder will begin laying the patio slabs, just how this level proceeds will depend upon the type of material you've selected, and should be fairly uncomplicated so long as the area preparation was executed correctly and the final base is flat and solid.

Paving Materials: You can find a vast range of materials that may be used for building patios and terraces, among the most popular are: granite, slate, asphalt, cobbles, sandstone, bricks, gravel, concrete, slabs, composite blocks, setts, limestone and blocks.

Patio Edging Maidenhead: Although it will depend on the planned style and layout of your patio, you may be able to put in an attractive edging which really finishes a patio off nicely. You can find several types of edgings for patios, although they'll not all be suited to your particular patio finish, so be sure to choose the right product if you want to go with an edging. You could have a coping stone edging, a short brick wall edging, a brick/blockwork edging, a kerbstone edging or a contoured stone edging. Check with your Maidenhead patio installer concerning the options and find out what they consider will look best with your style of patio. They might have pictures of patio edgings they have used on similar projects.

Patio Slabs/Paving Slabs Maidenhead: Patio or paving slabs are available in all manner of sizes and shapes, the prices can vary widely as well. Which kind of slabs you use for your own patio might be based on your planned budget, whether you need to match pre-existing materials, current trends and personal taste. The most popular patio slabs laid in Maidenhead these days are manufactured from sandstone or concrete and a variety of these can easily be bought in garden centres and DIY stores. Prices (at the time of writing) range from approximately £3 up to £15 though they're often sold in packs or twenty or more.

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Patio Cleaning Maidenhead: If you're installing a whole new patio in Maidenhead then you will probably not be worried about patio cleaning, although you'll need to do this regularly in order to keep your new patio in the best possible shape. If you're extending or adding to an existing patio area then you may want to get those old patio slabs properly cleaned so that they blend in with the new slabs. Mostly patio cleaning is achieved by chemical cleaning or power washing and local Maidenhead patio cleaning companies will most likely provide both of those services. Professional cleaners use very high pressure equipment that is superior to the type of jet washer that you might have in your garden shed. (Tags: Patio Cleaning Maidenhead, Jet Washing Patios Maidenhead)

Flagstone Patios Maidenhead: Of all the materials which can be used for building a patio, flagstone is arguably among the best. There are numerous reasons why you ought to think about this option for your new patio in Maidenhead, and these include the fact that flagstones have irregular textures and shapes, plants or grasses can be grown between the stones to soften the look of the patio, flagstones can be laid dry to give a permeable surface therefore preventing standing water, flagstones are durable and last for many years, flagstone patios look more natural, they are just the thing for "free form" patios and flagstones come in subtle shades with innate variations. This type of patio has huge appeal mostly because flagstones are natural quarried stones cut from limestone, bluestone, slate, sandstone and travertine. (Tags: Flagstone Patios Maidenhead, Natural Stone Patios Maidenhead)

Resin Bound Patios and Driveways Maidenhead: A more recent invention that is mainly used for driveways in Maidenhead, but can equally be used for patios is the resin bound system. A resin bound surface comprises a mixture of aggregate stones and resin which can be mixed on-site, cold. The resulting surface is permeable, enabling water to easily pass through it, reducing the surface water issues that occasionally occur with paved patios. Resin bound patios and driveways are also slip resistant, long lasting, attractive, UV stable, easy to maintain, colour fast, available in different colours, weed resistant and hardwearing, they are furthermore highly adaptive and can easily incorporate bespoke designs and logos, making them great for business as well as residential use.

Problems With Maidenhead Patios: Throughout this website we have covered some of the problems that can occur with a pre-existing patio, but to summarize, here are the chief problems which are liable to occur with a patio: weeds growing up through the joints, standing water, leaning edges, slabs that are loose or unstable, dirty patio slabs, slabs covered in lichen, algae and moss, cracked or damaged slabs, the staining of patio slabs, trip hazards, slabs that have sunk or moved.

Patio Furniture Maidenhead: When you have finished work on your patio you will be wanting to choose some patio furniture to complete your new outside space. There is plenty to think about when picking patio furniture and you should spend as much time over this decision as you would acquiring furniture for the inside of your house. In the summertime you are likely to spend more time lounging on your patio than you do in the house, so having a measured approach is essential. You should not simply squeeze in as much furniture as you can, you should utilize the available space carefully. It's a neat idea to continue your colour scheme through from the interior to the exterior of the house, this helps to preserve the natural flow of the space.

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Artificial Grass Maidenhead: Something that you may wish to look at rather than a paved patio is artificial grass, which can be similarly long lasting and low maintenance but can be installed more cheaply than a paved patio and with less disruption and mess. Artificial grass looks like real grass, both close up and from afar, but it never has to be mowed and doesn't grow. If you're in need of a more cost effective solution for your garden space in Maidenhead, then artificial grass could easily be the answer for you. Excessive stone and concrete can look very dull your garden area, the green colour of artificial grass is easier on the eye and more soothing. The cost of artificial grass in Maidenhead is on a par with doing it with cheap quality paving but less than half the price of higher end paving slabs.

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