Patio Layers Woking

Woking Patio and Paving Specialists

Woking Patio Layers (GU18, GU19 and GU21): If you intend to make the best use of your garden and spend longer outside in the fresh air, one option is to get a nice patio installed. So, if you are going to have a patio installed you will need the work to be done correctly, otherwise it will cause trouble as time rolls by and ultimately you will need to get the entire thing replaced.

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Enthusiasts of DIY in Woking will probably be anxious to handle this, however putting in a quality patio is not as simple as you'd think. Tiny patio projects will likely covered by range of expertise of most do-it-yourselfers, though larger more extensive patios are better left to professional patio layers. Also keep in mind that it is not simply preparing a level base and laying the patio slabs that's involved, it is also the excavation and disposing of a large amount of earth and rubble and maybe even previously laid patio materials if the project is a replacement. Work like this can be heavy and hard going and will almost certainly require the use of a skip.

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A big benefit of having a professional patio layer on hand, is that you are able to get reliable expert advice about what might and might not be possible in respect of your space and layout. They can also offer guidance on the appropriate materials to do the job. Ask to look at a few photographs of patios they've done in the area, this will provide you with an insight into what is plausible for your back garden and exactly how it could look when it's finished.

Planning The Project: Make sure you consult with your chosen patio expert concerning some things that should be decided in the planning stage, for example: the measuring the area to be patioed, what materials you are using, where is the perfect position for your patio, how easy will it be to access the patio, does the area need levelling out, do you need it to slope away from the property, are there any obstacles to think about such as (drains, trees etc), what is the patio area to be used for along with other issues which your Woking patio expert will point out.

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Preparing the Area: This stage of the patio project includes the removal and disposal of surface materials and old paving waste, removal of topsoil to get down to the more stable sub-soil, putting in of a sub-base or hardcore material and the subsequent levelling and tamping of this material, overlaying with a bedding layer like sharp sand.

The Laying of the Paving: When the area has all been prepared your patio layer will commence installing the slabs, how this stage proceeds will depend upon the types of materials you've selected, and should be reasonably straightforward as long as the area preparation was carried out properly and the final base is solid and flat.

Materials Used for Paving: There are numerous different materials from which a garden patio can be created and the most popular that you'll come across are composite materials, slate, cobbles, granite, bricks, blocks, gravel, limestone, concrete, slabs, asphalt, setts and sandstone.

Patio services are available in Woking and also in: Stonehill, Old Woking, Knaphill, Chobham, Send, Mayford, Maybury, Ottershaw, Woodham, Pyrford, Addlestone, Wisley, West Byfleet, Goldsworth Park, Sheerwater, Hook Heath, Horsell, Mimbridge, and in these postcodes GU21 3AL, GU21 3QD, GU21 3DX, GU21 3QG, GU21 3BE, GU21 3DT, GU21 3BQ, GU19 5XY, GU21 3DS, GU21 3NE. Local Woking patio layers will probably have the phone code 01483 and the postcode GU18, GU19 and GU21.

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Patio Furniture Woking

Patio Furniture Woking: When you've finished work on your patio you will need to purchase the patio furniture to complete your newly created outdoor space. There is lots to consider when buying patio furniture and you need to take just as much time over this part of the process as you would in shopping for furniture for the inside of your home. During the summer you will probably spend more of your time relaxing on your patio than you do in the house, so having a measured approach is essential. Don't just pack in as much furniture as you can, you need to use the available space sensibly. It is often a neat approach to continue your colour scheme from the interior to the exterior of the house, this helps to maintain the flow of the space.

Patio Edging Woking

Patio Edging Woking

Patio Edgings Woking: Although it will depend on the planned style and layout of the patio, you may be able to add a stylish edging which will really give your patio a nice finish. You can buy several types of patio edgings, although they will not all be appropriate for your specific patio finish, so be sure to choose carefully if you opt to go with an edging. Your options will most likely be between a rounded kerbstone edging, a brick/blockwork edging, a short brick wall edging, a coping stone edging or a wavy stone edging. If you're finding it hard to make a decision about exactly what edging will best go with your patio, ask your Woking patio layer for a bit of advice. They will probably have pictures of patio edgings they've used on other projects.

Patio Slabs Woking

Patio Slabs/Paving Slabs Woking: Paving slabs or patio slabs are available in all manner of sizes and shapes, the prices can differ widely as well. Issues like personal taste, your allowed budget, whether you need to match pre-existing materials and current trends will have an affect on the sort of slabs you decide on. The most popular patio slabs used in Woking today are made of concrete or sandstone and a variety of these are readily available in DIY outlets and garden centres. Prices (at the time of writing) range between about £3 up to £15 though they can be sold in packs or twenty or more. Regular sizes are: 300mm x 300mm, 450mm x 450mm and 600mm x 600mm, the thicknesses vary from 22-38mm.

Patio Sealing Woking

Patio Sealing Woking: Applying sealer is a great way to preserve your driveway, paved area, path or patio in Woking and can be very beneficial for block paved areas where the sand joints can easily be eroded while cleaning. Sealing prevents this frustrating sand loss which is a common issue when water jetting in particular. This is by no means the only benefit of sealing which can also reduce the necessity for repairs, improve the look and colour of your paving blocks or slabs, prolong the lifespan of your patio or driveway, make the area easier and quicker to clean, prevent unsightly staining and inhibit the growth of grass, weed and moss. Driveway and patio sealers are water resistant and don't blister or peel, various kinds are available on the market for different finishes including imprinted concrete sealants, tarmac restorers, natural stone sealers and block paving sealants. (Tags: Driveway Sealing Woking, Patio Sealing Woking)

Patio Problems Woking

Woking Patios - Problems: All through this website I have discussed several of the problems that can occur with a pre-existing patio, but to summarize, here are the main problems that are likely to occur with a patio: slabs covered in moss, lichen and algae, the staining of patio slabs, patio slabs that have moved or sunk, poor drainage, damaged or cracked paving slabs, dirty patio slabs, patio edgings collapsing, patio slabs becoming unstable or loose, trip hazards due to uneven slabs, weeds growing in the joints.

Flagstone Patios Woking

Flagstone Patios Woking: Of all the materials that can be used for building a patio, flagstone is definitely one of the best. There are many reasons why you need to think about this option for your new patio in Woking, such as the fact that plants can be grown in the gaps between the stones to soften the look of the patio, flagstone patios look more natural, they come in a variety of subtle shades, flagstones can be laid dry to give a permeable surface therefore avoiding standing water, they are just the thing for "free form" patios, they have irregular textures and shapes and flagstone patios are durable and long lasting. These types of patio have huge appeal mostly because flagstones are natural quarried stones fashioned from bluestone, limestone, sandstone, slate and travertine. (Tags: Flagstone Patios Woking, Natural Stone Patios Woking)

Resin Patios Woking

Resin Bound Patios Woking: A more recent innovation which is in the main used for driveways in Woking, but can easily be adapted for patios is the resin bound process. A resin bound surface comprises a combination of coloured aggregate stones and resin which can be mixed cold, on-site. The finished surface is permeable, enabling rain water to easily pass through it, preventing most of the surface water problems that can sometimes occur with paving slabs. Resin bound patios and driveways are also UV stable, weed resistant, relatively maintenance free, colour fast, long lasting, available in a variety of colours, slip resistant, attractive and hardwearing, they're in addition incredibly versatile and can easily incorporate customized designs and logos, making them great for business as well as home use. (Tags: Resin Driveways Woking, Resin Patios Woking)

Decking vs Patio - Which is Best?

Decking or Patio Woking?

Just about any garden or even a tiny backyard in Woking can be transformed by the installation of a patio or deck. But, which of these options best matches your requirements?

If it's down to initial expense, then decking takes first place. Decking is less expensive and often quicker to install than a similarly sized stone patio. If you're anxious about the long-term maintenance of a timber deck then you could go for composite decking which need far less maintenance and have a longer life. Naturally there's always some routine yearly maintenance to consider, but this is the case for patios too.

If you have a preference for a durable and hard-wearing area, this is where a patio comes out on top. Even when a patio slab cracks it does not normally affect the everyday use, and it can be quickly exchanged by an expert. Conversely, a split deck board or plank, must be changed immediately, because otherwise it will create a dangerous trip area on even a low-level deck. Both patios and decks are fantastic alternatives that will provide you with an outside space for the entire family to enjoy for many years to come. (Tags: Deck vs Patio Woking, Patio or Deck Woking, Patio vs Decking Woking).

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Also find: Old Woking patio layers, Ottershaw patio layers, Addlestone patio layers, West Byfleet patio layers, Woodham patio layers, Chobham patio layers, Horsell patio layers, Send patio layers, Sheerwater patio layers, Stonehill patio layers, Pyrford patio layers, Mayford patio layers, Knaphill patio layers, Wisley patio layers, Hook Heath patio layers, Mimbridge patio layers, Maybury patio layers, Goldsworth Park patio layers and more.

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Patios have recently been laid in Stringhams Copse, Choir Green, Dunsborough Park, Clearmount, Coresbrook Way, The Mount, Common Close, Delta Close, Sutton Avenue, Carolyn Close, Bardon Walk, Amberley Close, Ashley Way, Atkins Close, Court Green Heights, The Orchard, Davos Close, Broomhall Lane, Smarts Heath Lane, Brimshot Lane, Sussex Place, Apers Avenue, Belgrave Manor, Aldershot Road, Cobbetts Close, Connaught Road, The Ridings, Beechwood Close, Sylvan Close, and in these postcodes GU21 3AL, GU21 3QD, GU21 3DX, GU21 3QG, GU21 3BE, GU21 3DT, GU21 3BQ, GU19 5XY, GU21 3DS, GU21 3NE.

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