Patio Layers Great Dunmow

Great Dunmow Patio and Paving Specialists

Great Dunmow Patio Layers (CM6): If you would like to take advantage of your available garden space and spend more of your time out in the fresh air, one great way is to get an attractive patio put in. Now, if you are going to have a patio put in you'll want the work to be done properly, else it will likely be troublesome down the line and eventually you'll need to replace the whole thing.

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Though a small patio assignment might well be something that you could do yourself should you be confident in that type of undertaking, it is more likely to be the case that you'll need to hire a specialist Great Dunmow patio layer to carry out the job on your behalf, especially for more substantial patios. It is not just the installing of your garden patio that you have to take into account but the removal and disposal of the waste and the introduction of required patio products.

Patio Layers Great Dunmow Area CM6

A competent Great Dunmow patio layer can give you advice on exactly what you may and may not have, suggest and supply the most appropriate materials and work out the ideal patio design for you to fit in with your available area. Request a brochure, any dependable patio builder will have access to a portfolio of patio work that they have previously carried out in the Great Dunmow area. From this portfolio you may be able to get an idea of exactly what your project will be like when it is finished, this should help you to pick your design and materials.

The Planning of Your Project: Make sure you speak to your patio expert concerning certain matters that must be decided during the planning stage, for instance: where is the perfect position for your patio, what is the patioed area to be used for, easy access to the patio, do you need it to slope away from the property, are there any obstacles in the way (drains, trees etc), does the area need to be levelled, the accurate measuring of the area to be patioed, what materials are to be used and also other factors which your Great Dunmow patio expert will highlight.

Patio Builders in the Great Dunmow Area

Properly preparing the area where your patio is going to be placed is critical if the completed patio is to be acceptable. Such preparation will include excavating and removing soil to a suitable level, spreading on a layer of hardcore, compacting this down and giving it a final 25mm layer of sharp sand or similar bedding material.

The Final Paving: As soon as you've got a firm and flat base laid down, the patio builder will be able to move on to the laying of the slabs. Providing the area preparation has been correctly done, this next step of the project will be relatively simple and the patio you have dreamed about will quickly take shape and soon you should be gazing upon an attractive outdoor space that you can enjoy and appreciate

Materials: There are various different materials from which a patio can be created and the most common that you will come across are gravel, composite blocks, granite, slabs, bricks, cobbles, sandstone, concrete, limestone, blocks, slate, setts and asphalt.

Patio laying is available in Great Dunmow and also nearby in: Great Waltham, Duckend Green, Takeley, Great Easton, Bambers Green, Churchend, Little Dunmow, Felstead, Black Notley, Dunmow, Great Notley, Little Canfield, Barnston, Stebbing, Little Easton, and in these postcodes CM6 1GQ, CM6 2GB, CM6 1BP, CM6 1US, CM6 1EJ, CM6 1WJ, CM6 1ZT, CM6 1BN, CM6 1DG, CM6 1HT. Locally based Great Dunmow patio layers will probably have the telephone code 01371 and the postcode CM6.

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Patio Problems Great Dunmow

Issues With Great Dunmow Patios: All through this website I have covered a few of the issues that can affect an existing patio, but to summarize, here are the chief problems which are likely to occur with a patio: trip hazards, slabs covered in moss, algae and lichen, cracked or damaged slabs, patio slabs that have sunk or moved, standing water due to poor drainage, leaning edges, stained patio slabs, dirty patio slabs, weeds growing up through the joints, unstable or loose patio slabs.

Patio Edging Great Dunmow

Patio Edging Great Dunmow

Patio Edgings Great Dunmow: Although it will depend on the layout and style of your patio, you may be able to put in a stylish edging which will really give your patio a nice finish. Although they'll not all be suited to your particular patio design, there are numerous types of patio edging to select from. Your options will most likely be between a low brick wall edging, a coping stone edging, a wavy stone edging, a rounded kerbstone edging or a blockwork/brick edging. If you're a bit confused and want to know what will best go with your patio, speak to your Great Dunmow patio layer. It might be useful to see a few samples of patio edgings that they have used in the past, so request to look at a portfolio.

Hard Landscaping Great Dunmow

Hard Landscaping Great Dunmow: What is often known as hard landscaping or hardscaping is the creation of solid shapes which give form and structure to your garden. Decking, fences and fountains are looked upon as "hard" landscaping, as are drives, pathways and patios, which are all made out of "hard" building materials. Elements created from plant based materials are known as "soft landscaping", which covers lawns, shrubs, mulch and trees. At a push, I suppose you could even consider garden furniture as "hard" landscaping.

Patio Slabs Great Dunmow

Patio Slabs/Paving Slabs Great Dunmow: Patio slabs not surprisingly don't just come in one thickness or size, there are a wide range of sizes and styles with likewise differing price tags. Things like current fashions, your planned budget, personal preference and whether you need to match pre-existing materials will have an impact on the sort of slabs that you decide to use. As of late, the majority of home owners in Great Dunmow favour concrete or sandstone paving slabs, seeing as these are readily available in nearby garden centres and DIY stores, and can be delivered easily. Prices (at this time (2020)) start at roughly three to fifteen quid although they are commonly sold in bulk packs.

Decking vs Patio

Decking or Patio Great Dunmow?

You have identified an area in your garden in Great Dunmow that's the perfect position for relaxing outdoors, and you intend to install a patio or deck. But, how should you choose which is the better option?

If the initial outlay is the primary concern, then decking gets the vote. If you look at the material and installation costs for decking over a patio of a comparable size, decking is much cheaper. Over time maintenance costs can be more expensive for wooden decking, however much of this can be avoided by using composite, rot-proof materials. Of course there is invariably some routine yearly maintenance to do, but this is true for patios as well.

If you want it to be a more durable and hard-wearing area, that's where a patio comes out on top. These hard surfaces will last a lifetime, and even if a stone breaks or cracks, it's not going to affect the overall structure and can very easily be replaced. A damaged deck plank can be dangerous and will need immediate replacement, which may not match the weathered deck planks already in position. Both decking and patios are ideal alternatives which will provide an area of outdoor space for the whole family to enjoy and take pleasure in. Therefore, if you were wondering about which is better for you - deck or patio - we hope this short article has helped you.

Artificial Grass Great Dunmow

Artificial Grass Great Dunmow (CM6)

Artificial Grass Great Dunmow: Another option which you may wish to consider rather than a patio is artificial grass, which can be similarly low maintenance, long lasting but can be installed considerably more cheaply than a stone patio and with less disruption and mess. Artificial grass looks the same as genuine grass, both from a distance and close up, but it doesn't grow and never has to be mowed. If you're in need of a more cost effective solution for your precious garden space in Great Dunmow, then artificial grass might be just the alternative for you. A lot of concrete and stone can look very dull your garden, the natural green colour of artificial grass is more soothing and easy on the eye. The cost of putting in artificial grass in Great Dunmow is similar to when using cheap quality paving but less than half the cost of high end paving slabs. (Tags: Artificial Grass Great Dunmow, Artificial Lawns Great Dunmow)

Patio Cleaning Great Dunmow

Patio Jet Washing Great Dunmow

Patio Cleaning Great Dunmow: If you're laying a complete new patio in Great Dunmow then you'll probably not be immediately concerned with patio cleaning, although you'll need to do this regularly in order to keep your new patio in tip top shape. Many home owners in Great Dunmow find that their existing patio areas aren't big enough and choose to extend them. If this applies to you, then you'll have to clean and revitalise your existing patio slabs so they match up with the new ones. In general pressure washing or chemical cleaning is the most efficient way of cleaning patio slabs and you should find that the majority of patio cleaning specialists in Great Dunmow will offer either or both services, for getting your patio clean. Cleaning professionals in Great Dunmow will use specialised high-pressure equipment for doing this, and this tends to be a lot better than any jet washer that you or I would use for our exterior cleaning.

Patio Layers Near Great Dunmow

Also find: Felstead patio layers, Little Easton patio layers, Black Notley patio layers, Takeley patio layers, Great Easton patio layers, Bambers Green patio layers, Great Notley patio layers, Little Dunmow patio layers, Churchend patio layers, Duckend Green patio layers, Barnston patio layers, Little Canfield patio layers, Great Waltham patio layers, Stebbing patio layers, Dunmow patio layers and more.

Patio Related Tasks Great Dunmow

Patio Laying Tasks Great Dunmow (CM6)

Great Dunmow patio specialists can normally help with patio landscaping design in Great Dunmow, block paving patios in Great Dunmow, the jet washing of patios in Great Dunmow, garden patios and terraces in Great Dunmow, gravel patios in Great Dunmow, patio replacement in Great Dunmow, garden patios and footpaths in Great Dunmow, the repair of patios in Great Dunmow, patio re-grouting in Great Dunmow, ornamental patio design in Great Dunmow, elaborate patios in Great Dunmow, stone slab patios in Great Dunmow, patios around hot tubs in Great Dunmow, patio design in Great Dunmow, patio cleaning in Great Dunmow, concrete patios in Great Dunmow, patios around garden ponds in Great Dunmow, permeable patios in Great Dunmow, natural stone patios in Great Dunmow, patios around decking in Great Dunmow and other patio related tasks in Great Dunmow, Essex.

Patio Laying Around Great Dunmow

Great Dunmow Patios

In Woodlands Park Drive, Larch Way, The Causeway, Beaumont Hill, Acacia Drive, Crayfields, Elmscroft, Gallows Green, Chelmsford Road, Flitch Industrial Estate, Haslers Lane, High Stile, Oakroyd Avenue, Mill Lane, Juniper Court, Rosemary Close, Parsonage Downs, Normansfield, Chelmer Drive, Green Lane, Spruce Avenue, Walnut Walk, Church End, Newton Green, The Mead, Counting House Lane, Springfields, Homelye Lane, Station Road, Sunbank, as well as the following Great Dunmow area postcodes: CM6 1GQ, CM6 2GB, CM6 1BP, CM6 1US, CM6 1EJ, CM6 1WJ, CM6 1ZT, CM6 1BN, CM6 1DG, CM6 1HT. householders have just recently has patio laying work completed.

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