Patios Marlow

Marlow Patio Layers (SL7): As the spring appears every year most of us start to think about spending a lot more time outside and obviously the garden is the most obvious place for that to happen. After a wet and dismal winter in Marlow, the garden is likely to be a bit too muddy to do much, so the installation of a nice new patio should be the obvious solution to this issue. If you do already have a patio but it is starting to get out of level and overgrown with weeds you could possibly be considering getting a new one or perhaps just lifting up and relaying the old one if the paving slabs are still sound and in good condition.

Though a modest patio assignment might well be something that you could attempt yourself should you be keen on that type of work, its likely that you'll need to employ a specialist Marlow patio layer to carry out the project on your behalf, especially for complex patios. It is not only the installing of your garden patio that you ought to look at but also the removal and disposal of the waste matter and the introduction of new patio materials. You also need to bear in mind that installing patios is heavy work, especially if the old patio was concreted in place. A big patio slab with a layer of concrete on is going to be rather heavy, therefore you should at the very least find someone to help you lift these, should you decide to do-it-yourself.

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A seasoned Marlow patio layer will give you advice on exactly what you should and shouldn't have, recommend and order appropriate materials and come up with the ideal patio design for you to fit in with your available space. Ask for a brochure, any reliable patio layer will have a portfolio of patio projects they have previously accomplished in the Marlow area. By using this portfolio you might be able to get an idea of exactly what your project will look like when it is done, this will aid you to decide on your preferred layout and materials.

Planning Your Project: It is important to speak to your chosen patio layer in relation to certain things that must be decided during the planning stage, such as: the measuring the area to be patioed, does it need to slope away from the house, easy access to the patio, what is the perfect position for your patio, what materials are you planning to use, what is the patioed area going to be used for, does the area need levelling, are there any obstacles in the way (trees, drains etc) and also other factors which your Marlow patio builder will highlight.

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Preparing the Area: This step of the patio project will involve the stripping and disposal of surface materials and any unwanted paving waste, extraction of the topsoil layer to get down to the firmer sub-soil, putting in of a hardcore or sub-base and the resulting levelling and tamping of this material, covering with a bedding layer for example sharp sand.

Laying the Paving: When the area has all been got ready your patio specialist will commence putting down the slabs, how this level proceeds depends upon the materials you've chosen, and might be fairly uncomplicated as long as the surface preparation was carried out properly and the base is flat and stable.

Patio Edging Marlow: Dependant upon the style and layout of the patio, you may be able to add a snazzy edging which really finishes a patio off nicely. You can buy several types of edgings for patios, although they won't all be suited to your specific patio finish, so make sure you choose the right product if you opt to go for an edging. You could pick a coping stone edging, a low brick wall edging, a blockwork/brick edging, a rounded kerbstone edging or a wavy stone edging. Ask your Marlow patio installer about the available options and find out what they consider will go best with your patio. They will probably have images of patio edgings they've used on other projects.

Materials Used for Paving: There is a diverse selection of materials that you may use for building a garden patio, amongst the most widely used are: granite, gravel, bricks, setts, concrete, slabs, limestone, composite tiles, slate, sandstone, asphalt, cobbles and blocks.

Patio Design Ideas MarlowPatio Ideas Marlow: The variety of layout and design ideas that can be applied to a patio are limitless and unless you are skilled at designing things you should talk to a local Marlow patio design specialist or landscaper if you have your heart set on something fancy. You could keep it simple with a plain rectangular or square shape on a single level or you could combine various shapes on split levels to give more character to your patio or fit into an inclined garden for instance. Tailor-made patios can be expensive so be alert to your budget requirements regularly and if you're looking for a cheap patio, keep it simple. Specific facets of your patio are likely to be affected by the space that's available and the shape of your garden, if there is limited space your choices may be restricted. Your local Marlow patio specialist will be able to advise you on how best to proceed. Some ideas for patios that may get you mind whirring include: a patterned concrete patio, a stone patio, a brick patio, a mosaic patio, a split-level patio, a free form patio or a circular patio. Have a look around Pinterest or Google Images to get more inspirational ideas.

Hard Landscaping Marlow: Driveways, pathways and patios are all described by the umbrella term of "hard landscaping" (sometimes called "hardscaping"), which simply means any kind of garden architecture and design created using construction materials, rather than plant related materials such as trees, shrubs and grasses, which are known as "soft landscaping". To a certain degree garden furniture could also be described as "hard landscaping". (Tags: Hard Landscaping Marlow)

Resin Bound Driveways and Patios Marlow: A more recent innovation that is mainly used for creating driveways in Marlow, but can easily be adapted for patios is the resin bound technique. A resin bound surface is made up of a combination of aggregate stones and resin which can be mixed on-site, cold. The surface is permeable, allowing water to pass easily through it, preventing most of the flooding issues that sometimes arise with paved patios. Resin bound patios are also long lasting, available in lots of colours, easy to maintain, colour fast, UV stable, weed resistant, non-slip, durable and attractive, they're furthermore incredibly adaptable and can incorporate bespoke designs and logos, making them great for business as well as home use. (Tags: Resin Bound Driveways Marlow, Resin Patios Marlow)

Marlow Patios - Problems: All through this site we have addressed some of the issues that can occur with an existing patio, but to reiterate, here are the main issues that are likely to arise with a patio: stained patio slabs, dirty patio slabs, poor drainage for rainwater, slabs covered in moss and lichen, sunken slabs, trip hazards, weeds growing up through the joints, patio slabs which are loose or unstable, collapsed patio edgings, cracked or damaged paving slabs.

Patio Sealing Marlow: Applying sealant is a great way to protect your path, paved area, driveway or patio in Marlow and can be especially effective for block paved areas where the sand joints can be eroded while cleaning. Sealing prevents this annoying loss of sand that's a frequent issue when jet washing in particular. This is not the only benefit of sealing which can also enhance the look of your paving slabs or blocks, make the area easier and quicker to clean, avert unsightly staining, extend the life of your driveway or patio, reduce the necessity for repairs and restrict moss, weed and grass growth. Patio and pavement sealers are waterproof and shouldn't blister or peel, various products are available on the market for different finishes including imprinted concrete sealers, natural stone sealers, block paving sealers and tarmac restorers. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Marlow, Patio Sealing Marlow)

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A few Marlow areas served by Marlow patio layers: Claremont Gardens, Badgers Way, Shelley Close, Badgebury Rise, Trinity Road, Allanson Road, Creswell Row, Shillingridge Park, Thames Reach, Beeching Stoke, Barnards Hill, Stanley Close, Chapel Street, The Rushes, Castleton Court, Churchill Drive, The Chase, Barnhill Close, Byron Close, Bovingdon Green, Dedmere Rise, Clay Lane, St James Courtyard, Beverley Close, Squirrel Rise, Bisham Court, Spinfield Lane, The Acre.

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