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Newton Abbot Patio Layers (TQ12): When you are thinking of changing part of your garden into an outdoor living space, there are two or three alternatives that you could choose from. Laying down a patio is one of the preferred of these alternatives and is a way to generate a surface on which to place BBQ's, garden furniture, and plant pots that's especially level and sound. If you look closely at the position and design of your patio the result will be a seamless transition between your home and your garden, increasing your usable living space.

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Enthusiasts of do-it-yourself in Newton Abbot will probably be impatient to have a bash at this themselves, though laying a top quality patio is not as easy as you would suppose. Little patio projects are likely to be within the ability range of most DIYers, though the bigger more complex patios are best left for professional patio layers. Also bear in mind that it is not only a case of installing a base and laying down the slabs that is involved, it is also the removal and disposal of considerable quantities of soil and rubble and maybe even unwanted old patio waste if the job is a replacement. This kind of work will be tough and will require the use of a skip, at the very least.

A huge advantage to having a specialist patio layer on hand to chat with, is that you're able to get reliable tips and advice about what is and isn't possible in light of your space and layout. They should also be able to give guidance on the recommended materials for your patio. Ask them if you can look at a few photos of patios they have previously worked on in the Newton Abbot area, this will provide you with an idea about what is practical in your garden space and what it could look like when it is finished.

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Planning Your Project: You should without fail confer with your chosen patio contractor regarding things which have to be decided during the planning stage, for instance: does the area need levelling out, what is the patio area to be used for, the measuring the area to be patioed, are there any obstacles in the way (drains, trees etc), what materials are to be used, what's the perfect location for your patio, do you require a gradient away from the house, access to the patio and other concerns which your Newton Abbot patio expert will point out.

The proper preparing of the area where your patio is going to be located is critical if the result is to be of acceptable quality. This is the step that will comprise removing soil to an appropriate level, putting in at least a 50mm layer of hardcore, compacting this down with a wacker and spreading on a final covering of sharp sand or similar.

The Laying of the Paving: As soon as you have got a firm, flat base laid down, the patio installer can press on with the laying the paving. Providing the groundwork has been properly done, this next phase of the procedure is likely to be pretty straightforward and your patio will quickly begin to take shape and shortly you should be gazing upon an attractive garden space where you can entertain or relax

Paving Materials: Garden patios can be created from an array of different materials, the most commonplace being blocks, limestone, gravel, concrete, sandstone, asphalt, composite materials, bricks, cobbles, slate, granite, setts and slabs.

Paving Slabs/Patio Slabs Newton Abbot: Patio slabs or paving slabs are offered in all shapes and sizes, their prices can vary widely as well. Issues like your allowed budget, personal tastes, whether you need to match existing materials and current trends will have an impact on the sort of patio slabs that you decide to use. The most favoured patio slabs used in Newton Abbot gardens nowadays are made from concrete or sandstone and these can easily be purchased in garden centres and DIY stores. Patio slab prices (at the time of writing (2020)) can be anything from approximately £3 up to £15 although they are typically sold in bulk packs. Typical sizes are: 300x300mm, 450x450mm and 600x600mm, the thicknesses vary from 22mm to 38mm.

Hard Landscaping Newton Abbot: Patios, pathways and driveways can all be grouped under the umbrella term of "hard landscaping" (or sometimes "hardscaping"), which quite simply signifies any sort of garden architecture and design fashioned from construction materials, rather than plant based materials like shrubs, trees and grasses, which are normally known as "soft landscaping". At a push, I suppose you may even think of the furniture in your garden as being hard landscaping. (Tags: Hard Landscaping Newton Abbot)

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Driveway and Patio Cleaning Newton Abbot: If you are laying a whole new patio in Newton Abbot then you'll probably not be concerned about patio cleaning, although you'll need to be doing this regularly so as to keep your new patio looking in tip top condition. It is going to be a slightly different situation if you're planning to extend or add to a patio that is already there. In this instance you'll almost certainly need to clean up the pre-existing slabs so they blend in with the new slabs, or else the whole area will look a bit messy. Generally patio cleaning is done by high-pressure water jetting or chemical cleaning and most local Newton Abbot patio cleaning specialists will probably offer both of these services. High-pressure equipment is used by the experts, and this is superior to the type of commonplace jet washer you may have in your garage or shed for external cleaning purposes. (Tags: Patio Cleaning Newton Abbot, Patio Jet Washing Newton Abbot, Jet Washing Patios Newton Abbot)

Flagstone Patios Newton Abbot: Of the varied materials which you can use for creating a patio, flagstone is definitely one of the best. There are many reasons why you must think about this option for your patio in Newton Abbot, and these include the fact that flagstones are ideal for "free form" patios, giving plenty of scope for creativity, flagstone patios are durable and last for many years, they come in a variety of subtle shades, flagstones look more natural and organic, they can be laid dry to give a permeable surface, plants or grasses can be grown in the gaps between the stones to soften the look of the patio and they have distinctive shapes and textured surfaces. This kind of patio has wide appeal mainly because flagstones are natural stones which are quarried and cut from travertine, bluestone, limestone, sandstone and slate. (Tags: Flagstone Patios Newton Abbot, Natural Stone Patios Newton Abbot)

Resin Bound Driveways and Patios Newton Abbot: A relatively recent innovation that is mostly used for driveways in Newton Abbot, but can also be used for patios is the resin bound system. A resin bound surface comprises a mixture of resin and coloured aggregate stones which can be mixed on-site, cold. The surface is permeable, enabling water to pass easily through it, reducing the surface water problems that often arise with paved areas. Resin bound patios are also easy to maintain, long lasting, hardwearing, weed resistant, colour fast, available in lots of colours, slip resistant, attractive and UV stable, they are in addition incredibly versatile and can incorporate custom logos and designs, making them great for business as well as home use. (Tags: Resin Bound Driveways Newton Abbot, Resin Patios Newton Abbot)

Newton Abbot Patios - Problems: Throughout this site we have discussed several of the problems that can occur with an old patio, but to review, here are the key issues which are liable to arise with a patio: weeds growing up through the joints, trip hazards due to uneven slabs, patio slabs becoming loose or unstable, damaged or cracked patio slabs, sunken slabs, standing water, leaning edges, slabs covered in lichen, algae and moss, the staining of patio slabs, dirty patio slabs.

Patio Furniture Newton Abbot: After you've finished your patio you'll need to buy some beautiful patio furniture to complement your new outside space. There is a lot to consider when picking patio furniture and you should put as much thought into this part of the process as you would in selecting furniture for the inside of your house. Throughout the summer you'll likely spend more time sitting on your patio as you do in the house, so doing it correctly is important. Don't merely pack in as much furniture as you can, you should utilize the space sensibly. It is often a good concept to continue your colour scheme from the inside to the outside, this helps to maintain the flow of the space.

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