Patios Taunton

Taunton Patio Layers (TA1): As springtime appears each year most of us start thinking about spending much more time out in the fresh air and obviously the garden (for those who have one) is the most natural place to achieve this. After a long and rainy winter in Taunton, your garden will likely be just a muddy mess, so putting down a nice new patio would be the best answer to this. If you currently have a patio but it is uneven and overrun with weeds you may possibly be contemplating having a new one or perhaps taking up and re-laying the old one if the patio slabs are still fit for purpose.

Though a modest patio project may well be a task that you could accomplish by yourself should you be used to that type of undertaking, its likely that you may need to identify a specialist Taunton patio layer to complete the project for you, especially for larger and more complex patios. It is not only the laying of your garden patio you must take into account but also the removing and disposal of the waste matter and the introduction of the required patio products. You also need to bear in mind that installing patios is back-breaking work, particularly if your existing slabs were bedded in concrete. A big patio slab with a lump of concrete on is likely to be pretty weighty, therefore at the very least enlist somebody to help you lift these, if you opt to do-it-yourself.

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A competent Taunton patio layer will be able to give you advice on what you should and shouldn't have, recommend and order correct materials and come up with an awesome patio design for you to fit in with your available space. Always ask for a brochure, most dependable patio layers will carry a portfolio of jobs they have recently accomplished in the Taunton area. By using this brochure you should be able to get a good idea of exactly what your job will look like when it is complete, this will assist you to determine your materials and layout.

The Planning of The Project: You will need to discuss with your chosen patio contractor in relation to certain matters that have to be decided during the planning stage, for example: does it need to slope away from the house, does the area need levelling, the accurate measuring of the area to be patioed, what is your patio area going to be used for, what patio materials are you using, what's the perfect location for your patio, are there any obstacles in the way (manholes, trees etc), how easy will it be to access the patio as well as other criteria that your Taunton patio builder will highlight.

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Getting the Area Ready: This stage of the patio project should include the removal and disposal of surface debris and existing paving waste, digging up of the topsoil layer to reach the more stable sub-soil, introduction of a hardcore or sub-base and the resulting pressing down and levelling of this material, overlaying using a bedding layer for example sharp sand.

Paving the Area: When everything is got ready the patio contractor will commence installing the slabs, just how this level proceeds depends upon the exact materials you opted for, and might be pretty straightforward as long as the area preparation was done properly and the resulting base is level and sound.

Paving Materials: There's a wide array of materials which may be used for building patios, amongst the most popular are: limestone, cobbles, asphalt, bricks, concrete, gravel, setts, granite, composite blocks, slabs, slate, sandstone and blocks.

Patio Edging Taunton: Dependant upon the planned layout and style of the patio, you might be able to use a complimentary edging which will really finish the job off nicely. You can buy several types of edgings for patios, although they'll not all be suited to your particular patio finish, so choose carefully if you opt to go with an edging. You could pick a kerbstone edging, a coping stone edging, a low brick wall edging, a brick/blockwork edging or a contoured stone edging. Check with your Taunton patio installer about the available options and find out what they think will go best with your style of patio. They will have images of patio edgings they've used on previous projects.

Patio Ideas TauntonPatio Ideas Taunton: The assortment of design and layout ideas that can be used for your patio are endless and unless you're skilled at designing things you really should talk to a local Taunton patio design specialist or landscaper if you are considering something fancy. You might opt to keep it simple and go with a plain square or rectangular shape on one level or you could go crazy and merge different shapes on split levels to give more character to your patio or look better on a sloped garden for example. Customized patios can be costly so keep your budget in mind regularly and if you're looking for a cheap patio, keep to a simple design. Specific facets of your patio are going to be dependent on the shape of your garden and the space that is available, if there is not much space your choices will be somewhat restricted. Your local Taunton patio specialist will be able to give you advice on the best way to proceed. A few patio ideas that may get you on track include: a textured concrete patio, a circular patio, a mosaic patio, a block paved patio, a split-level patio, a free form patio or a stone patio. Check out Pinterest or Google Images for lots more inspiration.

Driveways Taunton: When you're having a nice new patio laid you may also need to upgrade your driveway as well. Some patio builders in Taunton will also handle this task for you, and it might be advantageous to get it done simultaneously so that you only generate one lot of mess and can use just one skip for the removal of waste. This will of course be dependent on your budget and whether it will stretch to this extra work, but it is definitely worth thinking about.

Resin Bound Driveways and Patios Taunton: A more contemporary innovation that is primarily used for creating driveways in Taunton, but can also be used for patios is the resin bound process. A resin bound surface is made up of a combination of resin and coloured aggregate stones which can be mixed on-site, cold. The resulting surface is permeable, enabling water to pass easily through it, preventing most of the surface water problems that may occur with paving slabs. Resin bound patios and driveways are also available in different colours, colour fast, slip resistant, weed resistant, relatively maintenance free, UV stable, hardwearing, long lasting and attractive, they are additionally highly adaptable and can easily incorporate customized designs and logos, making them suitable for commercial as well as residential use. (Tags: Resin Driveways Taunton, Resin Patios Taunton)

Taunton Patios - Issues: Throughout this website I have covered several of the issues that can affect an old patio, but to reiterate, here are the key issues which are liable to occur with a patio: trip hazards due to uneven slabs, slabs covered in moss and lichen, standing water due to poor drainage, infestation by weeds, unstable or loose slabs, sunken patio slabs, stained patio slabs, dirty patio slabs, leaning edges, damaged or cracked slabs.

Patio Sealing Taunton: Applying sealer is a good way to protect your driveway, paved area, patio or path in Taunton and can be very effective for areas of block paving where the sand joints can be eroded while cleaning. Sealing helps prevent this damaging loss of sand which is a regular problem when pressure washing in particular. This isn't the only benefit of sealing which should also enhance the look of your paving blocks or slabs, lengthen the lifespan of your driveway or patio, reduce the risk of future repairs, make the paved area easier and quicker to clean, avert unsightly staining and restrict the growth of weed, moss and grass. Pavement and patio sealers are waterproof and don't blister or peel, various types are available on the market for different materials including natural stone sealers, tarmac restorers, imprinted concrete sealers and block paving sealers. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Taunton, Patio Sealing Taunton)

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Artificial Lawns Taunton: Something which you may want to look at instead of a patio is artificial grass, which is similarly low maintenance, long lasting but can be done more cheaply than a patio and with less mess and disruption. Artificial grass looks similar to genuine grass, both close up and from afar, but it never has to be mowed and never grows. If you're searching for a cost effective solution for your precious outside space in Taunton, then artificial grass could easily be the alternative for you. Excessive concrete and stone can give a very lifeless appearance to your garden area, the natural green colour of artificial grass is easier on the eye and more soothing. The cost of installing artificial grass in Taunton is about the same as the cheapest quality paving but less than half the price of higher end patio slabs.

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A few Taunton areas serviced by Taunton patio layers: South Villas, Compass Hill, Tyne Park, St Patricks Close, Bridge Close, Cathanger Lane, Trull Road, Sherford Terrace, Crown Walk, Creech Paper Mill, Bramley Road, St Davids Close, Trendle Road, Asquith Street, Alexander Close, Belle Vue Terrace, The Fairways, Barton Hey, St Georges Avenue, Tirhill, Staplegrove Road, Burges Lane, Staple Lane, Stowey Road, Sylvan Way, Dowsland Way, Bruford Close, Curdleigh Lane, Claremont Lane.

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