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Truro Patio Layers (TR1): As the spring arrives every year most of you plan to spend a lot more time in the fresh air and obviously the garden (for those that have one) is the most common place for that to happen. After a long and rainy winter in Truro, your garden is likely to be just a muddy mess, so the installation of a fabulous new patio could be the obvious solution to make the garden more functional. If you do already have a patio but it is covered with weeds and uneven you will be thinking about getting a new one put in or perhaps taking up and re-laying the old one if the slabs are still usable.

While a limited patio project is perhaps something that you could do by yourself if you're conversant with this type of undertaking, it is likely that you will have to employ a competent Truro patio layer to carry out the job for you, especially for larger and more complex patios. It isn't just the installation of your garden patio that you have to take into account but also the removal and disposal of the waste matter plus the introduction of new patio products.

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A professional Truro patio builder should be able to give you advice on exactly what you may and may not have, recommend and supply the right materials and work out an awesome patio design for you to compliment your available space. Demand a sales brochure, most decent patio layers will have access to a portfolio of projects they have recently carried out in the Truro area. From this portfolio you may be able to get an idea of just what your project will be like when it is complete, this will help you to pick your preferred design and materials.

The Planning of The Project: Make sure you speak to your patio layer with regards to things which have to be decided during the planning stage, for example: what patio materials are you using, what is the patioed area to be used for, access to the patio, does the area need levelling out, are there any obstacles to consider such as (drain covers, trees etc), does it need to slope away from the house, the measuring the area to be patioed, what's the perfect position for your patio along with other factors which your Truro patio specialist will explain.

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Getting the Area Ready: This step of the patio project will involve the extraction and disposal of surrounding debris and any unwanted paving waste, digging up of topsoil to reach the more stable sub-soil, spreading of a hardcore or sub-base and the resulting compacting and levelling of this material, overlaying with a bedding material for instance sharp sand.

The Final Paving: When everything has been got ready the patio builder will start laying the patio slabs, precisely how this process proceeds depends upon the materials you have picked, and might be quite uncomplicated if the ground preparation was done properly and the resulting base is sound and flat.

Materials: You will find a broad range of materials which can be used for building a patio, amongst the most popular are: limestone, asphalt, granite, sandstone, slate, concrete, gravel, bricks, slabs, cobbles, composite blocks, setts and blocks.

Patio Edging Truro: Dependant upon the layout and style of your patio, you might possibly be able to use an edging which really finishes a patio off nicely. You can buy many kinds of edgings for patios, although they won't all be appropriate for your particular patio finish, so make sure you choose the right product if you decide to go for an edging. You could have a short brick wall edging, a wavy stone edging, a kerbstone edging, a brick/blockwork edging or a coping stone edging. Talk to your Truro patio layer concerning the available options and what they believe will look best with your patio. They may have pictures of patio edgings they've used on previous projects.

Driveways Truro: When you're having a new patio laid you may also need to freshen up your driveway too. Many patio builders in Truro will gladly handle this job for you, and it is often better to do this simultaneously so you only have one lot of mess and can use the same skip for the waste removal. This will of course be dependent on your budget and whether it will extend to this additional work, however it is certainly worth looking at.

Hard Landscaping Truro: Patios, pathways and driveways all come under the umbrella term of "hard landscaping" (or occasionally "hardscaping"), which in a nut-shell refers to any kind of garden design and architecture which utilizes construction materials, rather than plant related materials such as shrubs, grass and trees, which are normally referred to as "soft landscaping". In many instances garden furniture is also termed as "hard landscaping". (Tags: Hard Landscaping Truro)

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Patio Cleaning Truro: If you are installing a whole new patio in Truro then you'll most likely not immediately be too worried about patio cleaning, though you will need to be doing this regularly so as to keep your new patio in tip top shape. If you are extending or adding onto a pre-existing patio then it might be a good idea to have those previously laid patio slabs cleaned up so that they match as closely as possible to the new patio slabs that are being laid. Most often patio cleaning is achieved by chemical cleaning or high-pressure water jetting and most local Truro patio cleaning firms will most likely provide both of these services. Professional cleaners use exceptionally high pressure equipment that is far better than the kind of jet washer some people have in their shed or garage. (Tags: Patio Cleaning Truro, Jet Washing Patios Truro)

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Patio Grouting Truro: With existing patios one of the chief problems is with crumbling grouting or joints. If this is the case with yours then your patio can look very messy and no doubt have grass and weeds sprouting up between the slabs. You can continually use weedkiller to ease this issue or dowse the weeds with boiling water which is a very good way to destroy weeds without chemicals. Repairing the grout can be a big job and the hardest job is to remove the old grout which is most likely a sand and cement mortar. If your patio slabs are loose and unstable there is no point replacing the joints since it will not have much effect, and you need to to get the whole patio re-slabbed. If your slabs are stable you can press on and rake out the damaged mortar using a hammer and bolster, a patio knife or even better an angle grinder with a diamond tipped blade. Give the entire area a thorough cleanup when you are done and re-joint the slabs using a resin or polymeric grout. Some of these use a dry brush-in system and others are applied using the wet slurry method. Most professional patio layers in Truro will happily help you with patio repointing, so try contacting one near you to get a quotation. (Tags: Patio Grouting Truro, Patio Re-Grouting Truro)

Resin Bound Patios and Driveways Truro: A more recent innovation which is in the main used for driveways in Truro, but can also be adapted for patios is the resin bound technique. A resin bound surface comprises a combination of resin and aggregate stones which can be mixed on-site, cold. The finished surface is permeable, enabling rain water to pass easily through it, avoiding some of the surface water issues that may arise with paving slabs. Resin bound patios are also attractive, long lasting, UV stable, available in a variety of colours, colour fast, weed resistant, non-slip, hardwearing and relatively maintenance free, they are additionally very adaptable and can readily incorporate custom logos and designs, making them perfect for commercial as well as private use. (Tags: Resin Bound Driveways Truro, Resin Patios Truro)

Patio and Driveway Sealing Truro: Applying sealer is an excellent way to preserve your patio, driveway, path or paved area in Truro and can be especially effective for areas of block paving where the sand joints can easily be eroded while cleaning. Sealing stops this irksome loss of sand which can be a typical problem when pressure washing in particular. This is not the only benefit of sealing which will also make the paved area easier and quicker to clean, reduce the necessity for repairs, avert staining, inhibit grass, weed and moss growth, lengthen the life of your driveway or patio and improve the look and colour of your paving blocks or slabs. Driveway and patio sealers are water resistant and shouldn't peel or blister, various types can be bought for different purposes including imprinted concrete sealers, tarmac restorers, block paving sealers and natural stone sealers. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Truro, Patio Sealing Truro)

Truro patio specialists will likely help with patios and decking in Truro, patio landscaping design in Truro, elaborate patio designs in Truro, patio removal and disposal in Truro, the jet washing of patios in Truro, patio re-grouting in Truro, patios around ponds in Truro, flagstone patios in Truro, permeable patios in Truro, cheap patios in Truro, the restoration of patios in Truro, patio sealing in Truro, the removal of patios in Truro, garden patios and terraces in Truro and other patio related tasks in Truro, Cornwall.

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Some Truro addresses covered by Truro patio layers: Cuby Road, Daubuz Close, Three Burrows, Tredenham Road, Trelander Barton, Dobbs Lane, St Keyne Close, St Anthony, Sandhurst Terrace, Trenithick Meadow, Scarcewater, Dereham Terrace, Trehaverne Terrace, Carrine Road, The Courtyard, Smithy Lane, Church Hill, Crellow Lane, Towntanna, Brewery Court, Coronation Terrace, Tomperrow, Barton, Carne View Road, Tregear Gardens, Claremont Terrace, Truro Vean Terrace, Stickenbridge, Trelawne Road.

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