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July 16, 2017

Find a Good Gardener

Find a Good Gardener – If your garden is getting in a mess and you simply don’t have the time in your busy life to attend to it properly, it just might be the time to call in some expert help. That help would come in the form of your friendly professional gardener, who can help you with all aspects of your garden and get it looking beautiful once more. Even better, if you get him/her to visit on a regular basis (maybe once a month), they will be able to keep it looking fantastic, allowing you the time to enjoy it, entertain in it, and also look and admire it. Gardening is jost one of those jobs that you either love or hate, and if you hate it, you are going to put it off for as long as you can, meaning the garden just gets more unmanageable and overgrown, making it even more unlikely that you will tackle it any time soon. A professional gardener will soon get to grips with it and will know exactly what needs to be done to get the best results, he/she will sort out the lawn, tidy up your hedges and shrubs, trim and prune trees, mend the gate and fencing, clean your patio and put up that new garden shed that you have been promising yourself for years.

June 23, 2017

Laying a New Patio

Filed under: DIY,Services,United Kingdom — Tags: , , , — needahand @ 7:17 am

Laying a New Patio – In the spring and summertime it is really nice to spend a bit of time in the garden after being cooped up in the house all through the winter. The trouble is the garden is not always in a fit state to use especially if the weather has been rainy for months on end. All you seem to get is muddy shoes and damp trouser bottoms. The time has come to get a decent patio built where you can sit outside in comfort, cook a barbeque, place a table and chairs and start entertaining family and friends. Sounds perfect doesn’t it? The trouble is it is not always that straightforward, you could probably attempt this little job yourself, but is is not a little job and there is going to be a lot of mess and waste to get rid of. Maybe you should call in the local patio layer or gardener to see if he is willing to do the job for you, for a price of course. Your local patio layer will design your patio for you, order and collect all the required materials, do the the job and then get rid of all the rubbish afterwards. Now that sounds like a better idea, lets get on the phone!

July 18, 2016

Block Paving for a Great Driveway

Filed under: Gardens,Services,United Kingdom — Tags: , , , , — needahand @ 2:09 pm

Block Paving for a Great Driveway – If you are considering installing a new driveway on your property you may be wondering which is the best material to use for the job, with a wide choice available and many different styles. One style and material that you might consider, especially if you are looking for an attractive end result is block paving. Now block paving has the look of something quite expensive but relatively speaking it is not much different from the much uglier concrete option, and it is somewaht easier to put right if an error occurs in the installation. You should of course find the right block paver from the start, someone who you know will do a proper job and prepare all the surfaces correctly before commencing.

http://www.patiolayers.co.uk

February 4, 2016

Paving Driveways and Patios

Filed under: Services,United Kingdom — Tags: , , — needahand @ 10:51 am

Paving Driveways and Patios – A great way to improve the overall look of your property (the outside areas at least) is to put in a proper driveway in one of the many available materials. These days block paving is getting very popular and though you would think this is more expensive than concrete of asphalt, it is actually quite economical. That’s not to say that it is cheap, because installing a driveway is not something to be done lightly, though it is an investment and adds value to your home.

http://www.pavinglayers.expertsz.co.uk/

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