Patio Layers Aldridge

Aldridge Patio and Paving Specialists

Aldridge Patio Layers (WS9): There are a few options to choose from when you're thinking about turning a section of your garden into an outside living space. Putting down a patio is one of the most common of these solutions and is a way to generate a surface on which to place garden furniture, BBQ's, and plant pots which is extremely stable and level. If you look closely at the position and design of your patio the result can be a seamless transition between your home and your garden, therefore increasing your usable living space.

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Exponents of DIY in Aldridge will be keen to tackle doing this themselves, although putting in a decent patio isn't as straightforward as you'd believe. Tiny patios will probably be within the ability range of many do-it-yourselfers, but the larger more extensive patios are best left for expert patio layers. Also remember that it is not simply installing a firm base and laying the slabs that is involved, it is also the removing and disposing of large amounts of soil and possibly old patio materials if the project is a replacement. This type of work can be tough going and will almost certainly require the use of a skip.

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The bonus of having a knowledgeable patio layer on hand, is that you are able to get reliable tips and advice about what might and might not be doable with regard to your garden layout and available space. They can also offer thoughts on the appropriate materials for the task. Ask to see some pictures of patios they've done in Aldridge, this may offer you an insight into what is practical in your garden space and what it might look like when it's done.

The Planning of Your Project: You'll want to talk to your chosen patio specialist with regards to specific things that should be decided during the planning stage, such as: the accurate measuring of the area to be patioed, what is your patio area to be used for, what's the perfect location for your patio, how easy will it be to access the patio, are there any obstacles in the way (trees, drain covers etc), what materials are you using, do you need a gradient away from the property, does the area need levelling along with other considerations which your Aldridge patio specialist will explain.

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The proper preparing of the area where your patio is going to be placed is important if the final result is to be worthy of your efforts. This phase will include excavating any turf and topsoil to an appropriate level, putting in a 50 to 80mm layer of hardcore, compacting this using a wacker and finally applying a covering of sharp sand or similar bedding material.

The Final Paving: Once you have a firm, flat foundation laid, your patio installer can press on with the laying the paving slabs. Provided the preparation of the area has been correctly done, this next step of the procedure should prove to be pretty easy and the patio you have dreamed about will rapidly begin to take shape and you will shortly have a fantastic outside space that you can enjoy

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

Patio services are available in Aldridge and also nearby in: Harden, Daw End, Four Oaks, Hardwick, Shire Oak, Pool Green, Little Aston, Vigo, Daisy Bank, Mill Green, Rushall, Clayhanger, Druids Heath, Hill Hook, Coal Pool, Stubbers Green, and in these postcodes WS9, WS9 8AP, WS9 8JT, WS9 8BP, WS9 1BH, WS9 8RS, WS9 8HW, WS9 8PN, WS9 1EA, WS9 8LH. Locally based Aldridge patio layers will most likely have the postcode WS9 and the telephone code 01543.

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Resin Patios Aldridge

Resin Bonded Patios Aldridge: A more recent invention which is predominately used for driveways in Aldridge, but can also be used for patios is the resin bound technique. A resin bound surface comprises a combination of aggregate stones and resin which is mixed on-site, cold. The resulting surface is permeable, allowing water to easily pass through it, reducing some of the flooding problems that sometimes arise with paved patios. Resin bound patios and driveways are also durable, weed resistant, available in different colours, relatively maintenance free, long lasting, non-slip, colour fast, attractive and UV stable, they're in addition highly adaptable and can easily incorporate custom designs and logos, making them suitable for commercial as well as private use. (Tags: Resin Driveways Aldridge, Resin Patios Aldridge)

Patio Slabs Aldridge

Paving Slabs/Patio Slabs Aldridge: As would be expected, patio slabs are available in many different sizes and at varying price points. The slabs that you pick out will depend on personal preference, your allowed budget, the need to match existing materials and current trends. Readily available in nearby DIY stores and garden centres, the most widely used patio slabs used in Aldridge gardens today are made of concrete or sandstone. Paving slab prices (at the time of writing (2020)) range from roughly three to fifteen quid although they're usually sold in bulk packs of twenty or more. Standard sizes are: 300mm x 300mm, 450mm x 450mm and 600mm x 600mm, the thickness varies from 22-38mm.

Flagstone Patios Aldridge

Flagstone Patios Aldridge: Of all the materials you can use for creating a patio, flagstone is arguably one of the best. There are plenty of reasons why you ought to consider this material for your patio in Aldridge, such as the fact that flagstones are perfect for "free form" patios, providing lots of scope for creativity, flagstones come in subtle shades with innate variations, flagstone patios are durable and last for many years, flagstones have distinctive textures and shapes, flagstone patios look more organic and natural, grasses or plants can be grown in the gaps between the stones to soften the look and flagstone patios can be laid dry to give a permeable surface therefore avoiding standing water. These kinds of patio have huge appeal primarily due to the fact that flagstones are naturally sourced stones which are quarried and fashioned from travertine, slate, limestone, sandstone and bluestone.

Hard Landscaping Aldridge

Hard Landscaping Aldridge: What is frequently known as "hard landscaping" is the introduction of solid shapes which give structure and form to your garden. Fencing, decking and water features are all looked upon as hard landscaping, as are driveways, patios and pathways, which are all made from "hard" building materials. Elements produced with plant based materials are known as "soft landscaping", which covers trees, shrubs, mulch and lawns. In some instances garden furniture could also be described as "hard landscaping". (Tags: Hard Landscaping Ideas Aldridge, Garden Hard Landscaping Aldridge, Hard Landscaping Aldridge)

Artificial Grass Aldridge

Artificial Lawns Aldridge (WS9)

Artificial Lawns Aldridge: Something which you may wish to consider rather than a patio is artificial grass, which can be similarly low maintenance, long lasting but can be done a good deal more cheaply than a stone patio and with less mess. Artificial grass looks the same as genuine grass, both from a distance and close up, but it never needs cutting and never grows. If you're in need of a more cost effective solution for your precious garden space in Aldridge, then artificial grass could easily be the alternative for you. Too much stone and concrete can give a very drab appearance to your garden area, the natural green colour of artificial grass is more calming and easy on the eye. The cost of installing artificial grass in Aldridge is approximately the same as doing it with cheap quality paving slabs but less than half the cost of high end paving slabs. (Tags: Artificial Grass Aldridge, Artificial Lawns Aldridge)

Patio Sealing Aldridge

Patio and Driveway Sealing Aldridge: Applying sealer is the ideal way to preserve your patio, path, paved area or driveway in Aldridge and can be extremely effective for areas of block paving where the sand joints can be eroded whilst cleaning. Sealing prevents this annoying sand loss which can be a typical problem when jet washing in particular. This is by no means the only benefit of sealing which will also prolong the life of your patio or driveway, enhance the colour and look of your paving slabs or blocks, prevent unsightly staining, prevent the growth of moss, grass and weed, reduce the need for repairs in the future and make the paved area easier and quicker to clean. Patio and driveway sealants are waterproof and do not peel or blister, various kinds can be purchased for different materials including block paving sealers, imprinted concrete sealants, natural stone sealants and tarmac sealers. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Aldridge, Patio Sealing Aldridge)

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Patio Design Ideas Aldridge

Patio Design Ideas Aldridge: Given that the alternatives for the style and design of your patio are practically endless, you will need to speak to your patio installer in Aldridge regarding what will be appropriate for the size and configuration of your garden. You might choose to keep it simple and go with a plain square or rectangular shape on a single level or you could merge different shapes on split levels to give more character to your patio or to fit into an inclined garden for example.

Tailor-made patios can be pricey so keep a check on your budget regularly and if you're leaning towards a cheap patio, keep the design simple. Specific facets of your patio will be dependent on the shape of your garden and the space that's available, if you've got not much space your alternatives may be somewhat restricted. To determine how best to proceed, speak to your preferred patio installer in Aldridge. For a start you might consider a block paved patio, a mosaic patio, a pattern imprinted concrete patio, a free form patio, a flagstone patio, a split-level patio or a circular patio.

Patio Grouting Aldridge

Patio Grouting Aldridge (01543)

Patio Grouting Aldridge: Cracked or eroding joints or grouting is one of the key issues with old patios. If this occurs your patio area can look a mess and probably have grass and weeds establishing themselves between the slabs. You can minimize this issue by the application of a good weedkiller or maybe by dowsing the weeds with boiling water which is an excellent, but mostly unknown, non-chemical way to destroy weeds in this situation. It is usually a tricky job to replace the grout, and the most trying task of them all is the removal of the old, eroded grouting. Having the entire thing re-slabbed is the only real solution if the paving slabs are loose and moving, because correcting the joints alone is not going to address the problem. If you verify that the slabs on your patio area are sufficiently secure, the next step will be to wheedle out the damaged cement mortar with a hammer and bolster, a patio knife or better still an angle grinder with a diamond tipped blade. Give the entire area a good cleanup when you're finished and re-grout the slabs using a polymeric or resin grout. Some of these kinds of grout are applied using the wet slurry technique, while others use the dry brush-in process. (Tags: Patio Grouting Aldridge, Grouting Patios Aldridge, Patio Re-Grouting Aldridge)

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Patio Laying Tasks Aldridge (WS9)

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Also find: Daisy Bank patio layers, Rushall patio layers, Four Oaks patio layers, Harden patio layers, Hardwick patio layers, Druids Heath patio layers, Mill Green patio layers, Stubbers Green patio layers, Pool Green patio layers, Clayhanger patio layers, Coal Pool patio layers, Shire Oak patio layers, Little Aston patio layers, Hill Hook patio layers, Vigo patio layers, Daw End patio layers and more.

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Patio Laying Around Aldridge

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Patio laying work has recently been completed in the following Aldridge areas and streets - Moss Close, Stubbers Green Road, Gould Firm Lane, Hepburn Close, Lynmouth Close, Gaydon Road, Birch Tree Gardens, Airfield Drive, Leighswood Road, Brookfield Close, Knights Hill, High Ridge, Paddock Lane, Forge Lane, Erdington Road, Linley Close, The Glades, Barr Common Road, Hartley Drive, Walmer Meadow, Gorsey Way, Noddy Park Road, Gretton Crescent, Merchants Way, Boatman's Lane, Bonner Grove, Hatherton Place, as well as the following local Aldridge postcodes: WS9, WS9 8AP, WS9 8JT, WS9 8BP, WS9 1BH, WS9 8RS, WS9 8HW, WS9 8PN, WS9 1EA, WS9 8LH.

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