Patio Layers Andover

Andover Patio and Paving Specialists

Andover Patio Layers (SP10): There are two or three alternatives to consider if you are planning on transforming a part of your back garden into an outdoor living space. One of the most widely used ways is to lay down a patio, which provides a really solid and level surface on which you can place plant pots, garden furniture, and barbecues. A seamless and smooth transition between your house and garden can be created, therefore increasing your functional living space, whilst enhancing the style and design of the whole property.

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Though a smaller patio assignment might be a job that you could undertake on your own if you're conversant with this kind of work, it is more likely to be the case that you'll need to get a skilled Andover patio layer to complete the project for you, particularly for larger patios. It is not simply the installing of your garden patio that you should look at but also the removing and disposal of the waste and the introduction of the new patio materials. It's also wise bear in mind that laying patios is heavy work, particularly if the existing patio was bedded in concrete. A large sized paving slab with a layer of concrete on it can be pretty heavy, so at least ask someone to help you lift these, if you elect to tackle it yourself.

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A huge advantage to having a knowledgeable patio installer on hand to talk to, is that you are able to get reliable tips about what is and is not possible with regard to your space and layout. They can also offer guidance on the recommended materials to complete the job. Ask if you can view a few photos of patios they've previously worked on in the Andover area, this may provide you with some ideas regarding what might be practical for your back garden and what it could look like when it is done.

The Planning of Your Project: It is important to consult with your chosen patio specialist in relation to certain things that must be decided in the planning stage, for example: how easy will it be to access the patio, what materials are you using, what is the patioed area to be used for, do you require a gradient away from buildings, the measuring the area to be patioed, where is the perfect position for your patio, are there any obstacles in the way (manholes, trees etc), does the area need levelling and other criteria that your Andover patio layer will explain.

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This step of the patio project will include the extraction and disposal of surrounding materials and existing paving waste, extraction of topsoil to reach the more stable sub-soil, spreading of a sub-base or hardcore material and the subsequent levelling and pressing down of this material, covering using a bedding layer for example sharp sand.

The Final Paving: Once you've got a flat and robust footing laid down, your patio installer will be able to move on to the laying the paving. Provided the preparation of the area has been properly done, this next phase of the procedure will be quite painless and your dream patio will rapidly start to take shape and soon you should have a marvelous outside space that you can enjoy and appreciate

Paving Materials: Patio areas and paths can be created from numerous different materials, the most common being slabs, concrete, composite tiles, limestone, gravel, asphalt, granite, sandstone, bricks, cobbles, slate, blocks and setts.

Patio laying is available in Andover and also in: Upper Clatford, Hatherdean, Weyhill, Charlton, Goodworth Clatford, East Anton, Abbotts Ann, Kingsway Gardens, Picket Piece, Enham Alamein, Andover Down, Anna Valley, Knights Enham, and in these postcodes SP10 1JZ, SP10 1WA, SP10 1DQ, SP10 1QY, SP10 2AT, SP10 1NG, SP10 2AB, SP10 2AL, SP10 1PN, SP10 1PJ. Locally based Andover patio layers will likely have the phone code 01264 and the postcode SP10.

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Artificial Grass Andover

Artificial Lawns Andover (SP10)

Artificial Grass Andover: Something which you may want to look at instead of a paved patio is artificial grass, which can be equally low maintenance, long lasting but can be installed a good deal more cheaply than a stone patio and with less disruption and mess. Artificial grass looks like genuine grass, both close up and from a distance, but it never grows and never needs mowing. If you're in need of a cost effective solution for your precious outside space in Andover, then artificial grass might be just the answer for you. Too much stone and concrete can look very drab your garden, the green colour of artificial grass is easier on the eye and more soothing. The cost of artificial grass in Andover is about the same as doing it with cheap quality paving but less than half the cost of high end patio slabs. (Tags: Artificial Grass Andover, Artificial Lawns Andover)

Patio Edging Andover

Patio Edging Andover

Patio Edgings Andover: Adding an attractive edging to your patio is the best way to give it a really nice finish. How this is achieved will of course depend on your chosen layout and design. You can find numerous types of patio edging, although they will not all be appropriate for your specific patio finish, so be certain to choose carefully if you decide to go for an edging. Your options will most likely be between a blockwork/brick edging, a wavy stone edging, a rounded kerbstone edging, a short brick wall edging or a coping stone edging. If you are finding it hard to come to a decision about just what edging will best go with your patio, ask the patio layer for some guidance. Their patio portfolio will most likely contain hundreds of photographs of patio edgings that they have used previously.

Flagstone Patios Andover

Flagstone Patios Andover: Of the many materials which you can use for building a patio, flagstone is one of the best. There are a number of reasons why you should consider this option for your patio in Andover, such as the fact that they are ideal for "free form" patios, giving lots of scope for creativity, they have irregular textures and shapes, flagstones look more organic and natural, flagstones are long lasting and durable, plants or grasses can be grown between the stones to soften the look, they can be laid dry to give a permeable surface therefore preventing standing water and flagstones come in a variety of subtle shades. This type of patio has wide appeal mainly because flagstones are natural quarried stones fashioned from travertine, sandstone, slate, limestone and bluestone. (Tags: Flagstone Patios Andover, Natural Stone Patios Andover)

Resin Patios Andover

Resin Bonded Patios Andover: A more recent invention which is mainly used for creating driveways in Andover, but can effectively be used for patios is the resin bound process. A resin bound surface comprises a combination of coloured aggregate stones and resin which is mixed cold, on-site. The finished surface is permeable, permitting water to easily pass through it, preventing most of the surface water problems that can sometimes occur with paved patios. Resin bound patios and driveways are also UV stable, non-slip, relatively maintenance free, attractive, hardwearing, long lasting, colour fast, available in lots of colours and weed resistant, they're in addition incredibly adaptive and can easily incorporate bespoke logos and designs, making them ideal for business as well as home use.

Patio Sealing Andover

Patio Sealing Andover: Sealing is the perfect way to preserve your driveway, patio, path or paved area in Andover and can be very effective for block paved areas where the sand can be eroded from the joints whilst cleaning. Sealing stops this frustrating loss of sand that is a typical issue when pressure washing in particular. This isn't the only benefit of sealing which will also enhance the colour and look of your paving blocks or slabs, make the area easier and quicker to clean, prevent unsightly staining, reduce the necessity for repairs, lengthen the life of your driveway or patio and inhibit the growth of grass, moss and weed. Driveway and patio sealants are waterproof and shouldn't peel or blister, various kinds can be purchased for different purposes including block paving sealants, tarmac restorers, natural stone sealers and imprinted concrete sealers. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Andover, Patio Sealing Andover)

Patio Grouting Andover

Patio Grouting Andover (01264)

Patio Grouting Andover: With old, pre-existing patios one of the chief issues is with crumbling and cracked grouting or joints. If this occurs the patio may look messy and no doubt have weeds and grass growing up between the slabs. You could constantly use weedkiller to alleviate the annoying problem or pour boiling water on the weeds which is an effective non-chemical technique to eradicate weeds. It really isn't an easy task to refurbish a patio that has deteriorated badly, and raking out the old. eroded grouting is the most taxing job of all. At the end of the day it is pointless repairing the joints if the slabs are loose and rocking, because it will not make much difference, and having the whole thing re-done is the only real solution. If you verify that the slabs of your patio area are satisfactorily secure, the next step will be to scrape out the old mortar with a hammer and bolster, a patio knife or even better an angle grinder with a diamond tipped blade. When you're done, you should give the whole area a thorough clean-up and complete the re-grouting using a polymeric or resin grout. Some of these use a dry brush-in technique and others are applied using the wet slurry method. (Tags: Grouting Patios Andover, Patio Grouting Andover, Patio Re-Grouting Andover)

Patio Layers Near Andover

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Patio Laying Tasks Andover (SP10)

Andover patio specialists can generally help with flagstone patios in Andover, the removal of patios in Andover, cheap patios in Andover, the repair of patios in Andover, permeable patios in Andover, patios around ponds in Andover, stone slab patios in Andover, patios around hot tubs in Andover, garden patios and terraces in Andover, patio removal and disposal in Andover, the jet washing of patios in Andover, patios around swimming pools in Andover, patio design in Andover, small garden patios in Andover, block paving patios in Andover, garden patios and driveways in Andover, patios around decking in Andover, patio landscaping design in Andover, garden patios and footpaths in Andover, garden patios and pathways in Andover and other patio related tasks in Andover, Hampshire.

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Andover Patios

Homes in Bourne Park Estate, Atholl Court, Tollgate Road, Ashfield Road, Sterling Park, Chaucer Avenue, Duncans Close, Burydean, Burkal Drive, Albany Road, Coachways, Croye Close, Chatsworth Drive, Aldrin Close, Castle Court, Dances Close, Danehurst Place, Cleaver Cottages, Sydney Close, Crown Lane, Brooks Rise, Cachy Road, Adams Close, Thames Court, Conholt Road, Toledo Grove, Tilleydown Cottages, Andover Road, St Hubert Road, Dexter Square, have had patio laying work done just recently. Patio services were also provided in the following Andover area postcodes: SP10 1JZ, SP10 1WA, SP10 1DQ, SP10 1QY, SP10 2AT, SP10 1NG, SP10 2AB, SP10 2AL, SP10 1PN, SP10 1PJ.

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