Patio Layers Tidworth

Tidworth Patio Layers (SP9): As soon as the spring appears each year we dream of spending much more time outside and of course the garden (for those that have one) is the most obvious place for that to occur. After a gloomy and wet winter in Tidworth, the garden could be a bit of a quagmire, so putting in a splendid new patio would be the best solution to make the garden usable. If you already have a patio but it has become wonky and covered with weeds you could be thinking about getting a new one laid down or perhaps getting the existing one re-laid if the patio slabs are still sound and fit for purpose.

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While a limited patio assignment may well be a task that you could do yourself if you are able in this type of undertaking, it is more likely to be the case that you will want to locate a specialist Tidworth patio layer to carry out the job on your behalf, particularly for more complex patios. It is not merely the laying of your garden patio that you must take into account but the removing and disposal of the resulting waste matter and the introduction of the new patio supplies. You should keep in mind that installing patios is fairly heavy work, especially if your old slabs are fixed with concrete. A large paving slab with a layer of concrete on it can be pretty weighty, therefore you should at least get somebody to assist you in lifting these, should you decide to tackle it yourself.

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A seasoned Tidworth patio layer can advise you on exactly what you should and shouldn't have, recommend and supply correct materials and come up with an awesome patio design for you to compliment your available space. Ask for a brochure, most good patio layers will be thrilled to show you a portfolio of jobs that they've previously done in the Tidworth area. From this brochure you should be able to get a good idea of exactly what your patio project will look like when it is done, this will aid you to choose your design and materials.

Planning Your Project: You'll want to discuss with your chosen patio layer with regards to certain matters which must be decided during the planning stage, for instance: easy access to the patio, what patio materials are you planning to use, the accurate measuring of the area to be patioed, are there any obstacles in the way that you need to consider such as (drain covers, trees etc), what is your patio area going to be used for, does the area need levelling, what's the perfect position for your patio, do you need it to slope away from the property and other factors that your Tidworth patio specialist will explain.

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The correct preparation of the area where your patio is to be situated is essential if the resulting patio is to be satisfactory. This is the step that should include excavating and removing any turf and topsoil to an appropriate level, putting in a 50 to 80mm layer of hardcore, compacting this down with a vibrating plate and spreading on a final 25mm covering of bedding material like sharp sand.

The Laying of the Paving: When everything is got ready the patio contractor will start putting down the slabs, just how this level proceeds depends upon the types of materials you opted for, and might be pretty uncomplicated as long as the ground preparation was carried out correctly and the final base is level and solid.

Patio Edgings Tidworth: To produce a really nice finish to the paved area, you might be able to include a stylish edging in your patio. This will obviously be determined by the planned style and layout that you choose. Although they will not all be suited to your particular patio design, there are numerous types of patio edging that you can pick from. You will probably be deciding between a short brick wall edging, a coping stone edging, a contoured stone edging, a brick/blockwork edging or a rounded kerbstone edging. If you are a little unclear and want to know what will go best with your particular patio design, ask your Tidworth patio layer. It might be helpful to see a few examples of patio edgings that they have used previously, so ask to look at some photographs.

Materials Used for Paving: Patio areas can be made from a host of different materials, the most popular being blocks, sandstone, setts, concrete, asphalt, limestone, cobbles, gravel, composite blocks, granite, slabs, slate and bricks.

Hard Landscaping Tidworth: What is often called hard landscaping or hardscaping is the creation of solid shapes which give structure and form to your garden. Decking, fountains and fences are considered to be hard landscaping, as are paths, patios and drives, which are all made from "hard" construction materials. Garden features created from plant related materials are called "soft landscaping", which covers lawns, trees, shrubs and mulch. I suppose, at a pinch, you might even consider garden furniture as "hard" landscaping.

Resin Bound Patios Tidworth: A more contemporary innovation that is in the main used for driveways in Tidworth, but can easily be used for patios is the resin bound system. A resin bound surface is made up of a mixture of resin and aggregate stones which can be mixed on-site, cold. The resulting surface is permeable, allowing rain water to easily pass through it, reducing some of the surface water problems that often occur with paved areas. Resin bound patios are also slip resistant, relatively maintenance free, long lasting, weed resistant, hardwearing, attractive, colour fast, available in a variety of colours and UV stable, they are furthermore incredibly versatile and can easily incorporate bespoke logos and designs, making them ideal for commercial as well as residential use.

Issues With Tidworth Patios: Throughout this site we've discussed a few of the problems that can occur with a pre-existing patio, but to review, here are the primary problems that are likely to arise with a patio: patio edgings collapsing, slabs covered in moss, lichen and algae, cracked or damaged patio slabs, weed growth in the joints, patio slabs that are loose or unstable, sunken patio slabs, trip hazards, dirty patio slabs, the staining of patio slabs, standing water.

Patio Furniture Tidworth: After you've finished work on your patio you'll need to choose the patio furniture to complement your new outdoor space. There is lots to consider when picking patio furniture and you need to put as much thought into this part of the process as you would buying furniture for the inside of your house. Throughout the summertime you will likely spend more of your time lounging on your patio area than you do indoors, so doing this right is essential. You should not just pack in as much furniture as you can, you should utilize the available space smartly. It's a nice idea to continue your colour scheme from the inside to the outside of the house, this helps to preserve the natural flow of the space. (Tags: Patio Furniture Tidworth, Garden Furniture Tidworth)

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Artificial Lawns Tidworth: Something that you might want to consider rather than a patio is artificial grass, which can be similarly long lasting and low maintenance but can be done a good deal more cheaply than a stone patio and with less disruption and mess. Artificial grass looks similar to real grass, both from afar and close up, but it never needs cutting and never grows. If you are in need of a more cost effective solution for your garden space in Tidworth, then artificial grass could easily be the answer for you. Excessive stone and concrete can look very drab your garden area, the natural green colour of artificial grass is easier on the eye and more soothing. The cost of putting in artificial grass in Tidworth is approximately the same as doing it with the cheapest quality paving slabs but less than half the cost of higher end paving slabs.

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Some Tidworth areas serviced by Tidworth patio layers: Rectory Close, Upnor Close, Southwark Close, Grosvenor Close, Connaught Road, St Georges Road, Coronation Road, St Patricks Avenue, Bourne Road, Paget Close, Ash Close, Cherry Tree Avenue, Halton Road, Wylye Road, Beech Hill Road, Tidworth Road, Benin Road, Wouldham Close, Ebble Close, St Michaels Avenue, Vockins Close, Zouch Avenue, Downsview Way, Karachi Close, Monks Close.

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