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Newton Abbot Patio Layers (TQ12): If you're thinking about transforming part of your garden into an outside living area, there are a couple of solutions which you might choose from. Putting in a patio is among the most common of these solutions and is a way to produce a surface on which you can place garden furniture, planters, and BBQ's which is very flat and stable. A seamless transition between your home's interior and your garden can be the result, thus increasing your usable living space, whilst improving the design and style of your property.

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Though a small patio assignment might be a task that you could carry out yourself if you're able in this type of undertaking, it is likely that you will have to identify a specialist Newton Abbot patio layer to manage the project for you, especially for more substantial patios. It is not merely the installing of your garden patio that you should take into account but the removing and disposal of the resulting waste materials plus the introduction of the required patio supplies. It's also wise keep in mind that installing patios can be back-breaking work, particularly if your existing patio was fixed with concrete. A large paving slab with a chunk of concrete on is likely to be rather heavy, so at least get someone to help you lift these, if you elect to tackle it yourself.

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A knowledgeable Newton Abbot patio builder can give you advice on what you should and shouldn't have, recommend and order correct materials and work out an effective patio design for you to fit in with your available area. Request a sales brochure, most dependable patio builders will be thrilled to let you look at a portfolio of patio assignments that they've recently completed in the Newton Abbot area. By seeing this brochure you may be able to get a good idea of exactly what your job will look like when it is done, this will aid you to choose your layout and materials.

Project Planning: You may want to confer with your patio contractor regarding certain things that must be decided during the planning stage, for example: what patio materials are you planning to use, does it need to slope away from buildings, what is the perfect location for your patio, does the area need levelling, are there any obstacles in the way that you need to consider such as (drain covers, trees etc), the measuring the area to be patioed, what is the patioed area going to be used for, easy access to the patio and other matters which your Newton Abbot patio contractor will highlight.

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Getting the Area Ready: This step of the patio project includes the removing and disposal of surrounding materials and old paving waste, removal of the topsoil layer to reach the more stable sub-soil, putting in of a hardcore material or sub-base and the resulting pressing down and levelling of this material, covering using a bedding layer for instance sharp sand.

The Laying of the Paving: When you have a firm and level footing laid down, your patio specialist can move on to the laying of the slabs. As long as the area preparation has been done correctly, this step of the procedure will be pretty trouble-free and the patio you envisioned will quickly start to take shape and shortly you should have a splendid garden feature that you can enjoy and appreciate

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

Patio Design Ideas Newton AbbotPatio Ideas Newton Abbot: You might want to confer with a local Newton Abbot patio design specialist or landscaper if you are considering something elaborate in relation to the design and style of your patio, as there are a wide selection of options possible. You might go wild and incorporate different shapes on split levels to give more character to your patio or fit in with a sloping garden for example, or you may decide to keep it simplistic with a basic rectangular or square shape on a single level. Owing to the fact that customised patios usually tend to be rather expensive, it would be smart to keep it fairly basic if you want a relatively cheap patio. Certain facets of your patio are going to be affected by the space that's available and the shape of your garden, if you have not much space your options will be restricted. Your local Newton Abbot patio specialist will be able to advise you on how best to proceed. To get you stimulated, potential options might be a free form patio, a mosaic patio, a stone patio, a brick patio, a poured concrete patio, a split-level patio or a circular patio.

Driveway Installation Newton Abbot: When you're getting a nice new patio laid you might want to replace your driveway as well. The vast majority of Newton Abbot patio builders will also deal with this task, and it may be better to get it done at the same time so you only generate one lot of mess and you are able to use the same skip for the waste removal, thus saving yourself time and expense. Your budget will obviously influence whether you are able to do this or not, but it is certainly worth doing if it's possible.

Hard Landscaping Newton Abbot: Pathways, patios and driveways are all described by the umbrella term of "hard landscaping" (occasionally called "hardscaping"), which effectively signifies any sort of garden design and architecture created using construction materials, as opposed to plant related materials like trees, shrubs and grass, which are generally referred to as "soft landscaping". I suppose you might even consider garden furniture as being hard landscaping. (Tags: Hard Landscaping Newton Abbot)

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Patio Grouting Newton Abbot: With old, pre-existing patios one of the main issues is with crumbling grouting or joints. If this occurs your patio may look untidy and have weeds and grass poking up between the slabs. You can constantly use weedkiller to ease this annoying problem or dowse the weeds with boiling water which is an effective non-chemical way to eradicate weeds. Repairing the grouting can be a big job and the hardest job is to rake out the old grout which will probably be a cement and sand mortar. When all is said and done there is no point repairing the joints if the paving slabs are rocking and loose, since it will not solve the problem, and having the entire area re-slabbed is the only real answer. Clearing away the damaged mortar using a patio knife, a hammer and bolster or even better a diamond tipped blade in an angle grinder, will be the next stage if your patio slabs are secure and stable. When you have finished, you must give the whole patio a really good cleaning and undertake the re-grouting using a resin or polymeric grout. Some of these kinds of grouts are applied using a dry brush-in process, while others use the wet slurry procedure.

Resin Bound Driveways and Patios Newton Abbot: A relatively recent innovation that is mainly used for driveways in Newton Abbot, but can equally be adapted for patios is the resin bound system. A resin bound surface comprises a mixture of aggregate stones and resin which is mixed cold, on-site. The finished surface is permeable, permitting rain water to pass easily through it, reducing most of the surface water issues that can occur with paved patios. Resin bound patios are also attractive, easy to maintain, colour fast, durable, slip resistant, available in different colours, long lasting, weed resistant and UV stable, they are additionally extremely adaptable and can easily incorporate customized logos and designs, making them great for business as well as residential use. (Tags: Resin Bound Driveways Newton Abbot, Resin Patios Newton Abbot)

Newton Abbot Patios - Problems: All through this site we've dealt with many of the issues that can occur with an existing patio, but to reiterate, here are the key problems which are likely to arise with a patio: standing water, cracked or damaged patio slabs, slabs covered in moss, lichen and algae, dirty patio slabs, slabs that have moved or sunk, patio edgings collapsing, stained patio slabs, loose or unstable slabs, trip hazards due to uneven slabs, weeds growing up through the joints.

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Patio Sealing Newton Abbot: Applying sealant is the ideal way to protect your paved area, path, patio or driveway in Newton Abbot and can be very effective for areas of block paving where the sand joints can easily be eroded whilst cleaning. Sealing stops this irksome sand loss which can be a common problem when power jetting in particular. This is by no means the sole benefit of sealing which can also prolong the life of your patio or driveway, avert unsightly staining, enhance the colour of your paving blocks or slabs, inhibit the growth of grass, moss and weed, reduce the necessity for repairs and make the paved area easier and quicker to clean. Pavement and patio sealers are water resistant and do not blister or peel, various types can be purchased for different finishes including imprinted concrete sealers, block paving sealants, tarmac restorers and natural stone sealants. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Newton Abbot, Patio Sealing Newton Abbot)

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