Patio Layers Tilehurst

Tilehurst Patio Layers (RG31): If you're aiming to get the most from your available garden space and spend longer out in the fresh air, one way is to get a decent patio put in. So, if you decide you're going to have a patio installed you will want the job to be done in the proper way, otherwise it is going to cause trouble as time rolls by and at the end of the day you will need to get the entire thing replaced.

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While a small patio assignment might be something that you could accomplish yourself if you're used to this sort of work, it is more likely to be the case that you'll want to identify a skilled Tilehurst patio layer to carry out the project on your behalf, particularly for bigger and more complex patios. It is not only the installing of your garden patio that you have to look at but the removing and disposal of the waste materials plus the introduction of required patio supplies. You should bear in mind that building patios can be quite heavy work, particularly if the old patio was bedded in concrete. A large patio slab with a layer of concrete on it can be extremely weighty, therefore at the very least find somebody to assist you in lifting these, if you elect to go it alone.

A reliable Tilehurst patio builder will give you advice on what you can and can't have, suggest and order the right materials and come up with an effective patio design for you to fit in with your available area. Request a brochure, any good patio layer will be willing to show you a portfolio of patio projects that they've recently carried out in the Tilehurst area. From this brochure you should be able to get an idea of just what your project will look like when it is completed, this should help you to determine your design and materials.

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Before any work starts, it will be necessary to talk things over with the patio contractor. This would be perceived as the project planning period and it is vital if the final patio is going to look as you intended. This planning dialogue ought to cover such aspects as are there any manholes in the way, the need for site levelling, the exact location of the patio, what type of paving slabs are to be used, and where a skip can be positioned.

Correctly preparing the area where your patio is going to be placed is important if the resulting patio is to be of acceptable quality. This work should include scooping out and removing any turf and topsoil to an appropriate level, barrowing on at least a 50mm layer of hardcore, compacting this down with a wacker plate and finally applying a 25mm covering of sharp sand or similar bedding material.

The Laying of the Paving: As soon as you've got a firm and flat foundation laid down, the patio contractor can get on with the laying the paving slabs. Provided the preparation of the ground has been done properly, this next stage of the project should prove to be quite simple and your dream patio will rapidly begin to take shape and you should soon be gazing upon an attractive outdoor feature where you will be able to sit out and enjoy the air

Patio Edging Tilehurst: Dependant upon the style and layout of the patio, you may possibly be able to incorporate a smart edging which will really finish the job off nicely. You can purchase several kinds of patio edgings, although they'll not all be appropriate for your specific patio finish, so be certain to choose carefully if you want to go for an edging. You could pick a brick/blockwork edging, a low brick wall edging, a kerbstone edging, a coping stone edging or a wavy stone edging. Check with your Tilehurst patio installer concerning the available options and what they think will go best with your patio. They will probably have images of patio edgings they have used in the past.

Paving Materials: There's a broad range of materials that can be used for building patios and terraces, among the most popular are: bricks, concrete, cobbles, slate, granite, limestone, slabs, sandstone, asphalt, composite materials, setts, gravel and blocks.

Patio Slabs/Paving Slabs Tilehurst: Patio slabs or paving slabs come in all manner of shapes and sizes, the prices can differ widely too. Which sort of slabs you select for your own patio may be determined by personal preference, your allowed budget, whether you need to match existing materials and current fashions. The favourite patio slabs used in Tilehurst these days are made from concrete or sandstone and a variety of these can easily be bought in garden centres and DIY stores. Prices (at the time of writing) start at approximately £3 up to £15 though they are generally sold in bulk packs. Typical sizes are: 300mm x 300mm, 450mm x 450mm and 600mm x 600mm, the thicknesses vary from 22mm to 38mm.

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Patio Cleaning Tilehurst: If you're installing an entire new patio in Tilehurst then you will most likely not be worried about patio cleaning, though you'll need to do this regularly so as to keep your new patio looking in the best possible shape. If you're adding to or extending a pre-existing patio area then you may want to have those old patio slabs properly cleaned so that they match as closely as possible to the new patio slabs that are being laid. Most of the time the cleaning of patios is done by chemical cleaning or pressure washing and local Tilehurst patio cleaning companies will quite possibly offer both services. Professionals use extremely high pressure equipment that is superior to the sort of jet washer that many people have in their shed.

Resin Bound Patios and Driveways Tilehurst: A relatively recent innovation that is predominately used for creating driveways in Tilehurst, but can equally be used for patios is the resin bound process. A resin bound surface comprises a mixture of coloured aggregate stones and resin which is mixed on-site, cold. The finished surface is permeable, permitting water to easily pass through it, reducing most of the surface water problems that occasionally occur with paving slabs. Resin bound patios and driveways are also relatively maintenance free, UV stable, slip resistant, long lasting, available in different colours, weed resistant, colour fast, hardwearing and attractive, they are in addition incredibly versatile and can readily incorporate custom logos and designs, making them ideal for commercial as well as residential use. (Tags: Resin Bound Driveways Tilehurst, Resin Patios Tilehurst)

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Patio and Driveway Sealing Tilehurst: Sealing is a fantastic way to preserve your path, paved area, driveway or patio in Tilehurst and can be especially beneficial for areas of block paving where the sand joints can be eroded while cleaning. Sealing prevents this irksome sand loss that is a common problem when pressure washing in particular. This is by no means the sole benefit of sealing which will also prevent staining, restrict moss, grass and weed growth, enhance the colour and look of your patio slabs or blocks, prolong the lifespan of your patio or driveway, reduce the necessity for repairs and make the area easier and quicker to clean. Patio and pavement sealants are waterproof and don't peel or blister, various products are available for different materials including natural stone sealers, block paving sealers, tarmac sealers and imprinted concrete sealers. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Tilehurst, Patio Sealing Tilehurst)

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Some Tilehurst addresses serviced by Tilehurst patio layers: Enborne Close, Glenwood Drive, Bourton Close, Halls Road, Ventnor Road, Lower Elmstone Drive, Portland Gardens, Hazelwood Close, Wootton Close, Dalton Close, Beechwood Avenue, Oak View, Oakdale Close, Heathway, St Michael's Road, Crescent Road, Macarthur Close, Old Elm Drive, Blundells Road, Chichester Road, Norcot Road, Recreation Road, Chapel Hill, Little Oaks Drive, Tarlton Court.

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