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For a free quote to construct your patio.
We excavate the area to a depth of about 150mm for the foundations. Lay compacted hardcore to a depth of about 50mm to 80mm and build you a patio to last.
Lots of material choice these day ranging from concrete slabs through to natural stone flagstones, we will run through the choices and prices with you. A couple of examples are Indian sandstone a natural quarried stone and concrete made in a factory using a cement type mix formed in a press.
Sandstone is a natural paving stone mostly imported from India and comes in a variety of colours, sizes and textures.
Both the darker and lighter coloured flagstones make great paved patios in large landscaping projects,
The lighter colours are very effective in brightening up small shady gardens and courtyards.
Because its a natural stone the colours and rivens vary, catalogues don't show this, so before I order its well worth a visit to a local builders supply company to see the colours for yourself.
Concrete paving slabs
Concrete slabs can be an attractive and practical choice for paving garden pathways, steps and patios and are available in a wide range of colours, prices, surface finishes, from rivened, flat and non slip surfaces for wheelchairs and elderly gardeners.
Gravel driveways add a bit of rustic charm to your home, are a lot cheaper than block paving, cleaner than tarmac, good for drainage, look better than and more eco friendly than imprinted concrete and also help with security, (burglars hate walking or driving over crunchy gravel).
So what's the problem with gravel driveways.
Driveways that have light traffic or are untended can quickly become overgrown with weeds and grass, so let's look at ways of preventing your gravel becoming a bed of grass and weeds.
Specialist in laying block paving.
This how we lay blocks + D.I.Y. tips for laying block paved driveways and car parking areas.