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Newcastle Patio Layers (NE1): When springtime arrives each year many of us dream of spending a lot more time out in the fresh air and obviously the garden is the most obvious place to achieve this. After a long and rainy winter in Newcastle, the garden may be a bit too muddy to walk on, therefore installing a fabulous new patio should be the answer to get the garden looking great again. If you do currently have a patio but it is uneven and overgrown with weeds you may be wondering about having a new one built or perhaps getting the existing one taken up and re-laid if the paving slabs are still in a decent condition.

Although a smaller patio assignment may well be something that you could carry out by yourself if you're used to that type of undertaking, it is most likely that you may need to search for a specialist Newcastle patio layer to do the job for you, particularly for larger and trickier patios. It is not just the installation of your garden patio that you should consider but the removal and disposal of the resulting waste materials and the introduction of the required patio materials. You should keep in mind that building patios is back-breaking work, particularly if your existing slabs are concreted in place. A big patio slab with a layer of concrete on is likely to be extremely heavy, therefore you should at least get somebody to help you lift these, should you decide to do-it-yourself.

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A reliable Newcastle patio builder will give you advice on exactly what you can and can't have, recommend and order correct materials and produce an effective patio design for you to fit your available space. Demand a sales brochure, any dependable patio contractor will have access to a portfolio of patio jobs they have recently finished in the Newcastle area. By seeing this portfolio you might be able to get an idea of exactly what your patio project will look like when its done, this enables you to choose your preferred materials and design.

Planning The Project: You might want to discuss with your patio specialist in relation to specific factors that should be decided in the planning stage, like: are there any obstacles in the way that you need to consider such as (manholes, trees etc), what materials are you using, access to the patio, where is the perfect location for your patio, the accurate measuring of the area to be patioed, does the area need to be levelled, what is the patio area to be used for, does it need to slope away from the house and also other issues that your Newcastle patio specialist will highlight.

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Preparation of the Area: This stage of the patio project includes the stripping and disposal of surface debris and any old paving waste, extraction of topsoil to get down to the more stable sub-soil, spreading of a sub-base or hardcore and the resulting levelling and pressing down of this material, overlaying using a bedding layer for instance sharp sand.

The Laying of the Paving: When the area has all been got ready your patio contractor will start installing the patio slabs, precisely how this process proceeds will depend upon the types of materials you have picked, and might be comparatively uncomplicated as long as the ground preparation was done properly and the base is sound and flat.

Patio Edging Newcastle: Dependant upon the planned layout and style of your patio, you may be able to add a snazzy edging which really finishes a patio off nicely. You can purchase several kinds of edgings for patios, although they won't all be suitable for your particular patio finish, so choose the right product if you opt to go with an edging. You could have a coping stone edging, a blockwork/brick edging, a short brick wall edging, a rounded kerbstone edging or a wavy stone edging. Ask your Newcastle patio layer concerning the available options and find out what they believe will best go with your style of patio. They could have photos of patio edgings they have used on past jobs.

Materials Used for Paving: There's a vast selection of materials which may be used for building a garden patio, amongst the most widely used are: composite materials, slate, concrete, limestone, granite, gravel, setts, bricks, cobbles, asphalt, sandstone, slabs and blocks.

Driveway Installation Newcastle: While you're having a new patio laid you may also need to renew your driveway too. Some patio builders in Newcastle will also tackle this job for you, and it may be better to do this simultaneously so you only have one lot of mess and you will be able to use the same skip for your removal of waste. This of course will depend upon your budget and whether it will extend to this additional work, however it is definitely worthwhile considering.

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Patio Cleaning Newcastle: If you're building a whole new patio in Newcastle then you will probably not be immediately worried about patio cleaning, however, you will need to do this on a fairly regular basis so as to keep your new patio looking in the best possible condition. If you are extending or adding onto an existing patio area then you may want to have the old patio slabs properly cleaned so that they blend in with the new slabs. Normally patio cleaning is achieved by or chemical cleaning and local Newcastle patio cleaning firms will probably provide both services. Professional cleaners use extremely high pressure equipment which is much better than the sort of jet washer many people have in their shed.

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Patio Grouting Newcastle: With old, pre-existing patios one of the key problems is with cracked joints or grouting. When this happens the patio can look messy and likely have grass and weeds growing up between the slabs. You can continually use weedkiller to ease this issue or dowse the weeds with boiling water which is a very good non-chemical solution to kill weeds. Replacing the grouting can be challenging and the toughest thing is to get rid of the old grout which is most likely a cement and sand mortar. If your slabs are rocking and loose re-doing the joints is pointless since it won't have much effect, and you actually need to have the whole thing re-done. If the slabs are reasonably stable and secure you can rake out the damaged mortar by using a patio knife, a hammer and bolster or even better a diamond tipped blade in an angle grinder. Give the entire patio a thorough clean-up once you're finished and re-joint the slabs using a polymeric or resin grout. Some are applied using the wet slurry method while others use a dry brush-in technique. (Tags: Patio Grouting Newcastle, Patio Re-Grouting Newcastle)

Flagstone Patios Newcastle: Of all the materials that can be used for creating a patio, flagstone is one of the best. There are a number of reasons why you should consider this material for your patio in Newcastle, and these include the fact that flagstone patios can be laid dry to provide a permeable surface therefore avoiding standing water, plants can be grown between the stones to soften the look of the patio, they have distinctive, irregular shapes and textures, flagstones come in rich colours with innate variations, flagstones are ideal for "free form" patios, flagstones look more natural and flagstones are long lasting and durable. This kind of patio has huge appeal mainly due to the fact that flagstones are natural quarried stones cut from travertine, sandstone, slate, bluestone and limestone.

Resin Bound Driveways and Patios Newcastle: A more modern invention that is mainly used for driveways in Newcastle, but can easily be used for patios is the resin bound technique. A resin bound surface is made up of a combination of coloured aggregate stones and resin which is mixed on-site, cold. The finished surface is permeable, permitting rain water to pass easily through it, preventing the flooding problems that often occur with paved patios. Resin bound patios and driveways are also colour fast, attractive, long lasting, available in lots of colours, weed resistant, durable, slip resistant, relatively maintenance free and UV stable, they're additionally extremely versatile and can easily incorporate customized logos and designs, making them perfect for commercial as well as home use. (Tags: Resin Bound Driveways Newcastle, Resin Patios Newcastle)

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