How Lay Paving Slabs
Patios

How Lay Paving Slabs

Choose your paving according to type of construction, colour, surface finish, shape, and size. Hydraulically pressed slabs are about 37mm thick and are strong enough to support the weight of a car provided that they are laid properly. Cast concrete slabs are about 50mm thick and are heavier but their method of construction makes them…

Building A Patio Or Terrace
Patios

Building A Patio Or Terrace

The smallest house and garden can be enhanced by adding a well-designed patio or terrace. A variety of materials are available to give a wide range of surfaces and effects. They include coloured or textured concrete slabs, exposed aggregate slabs, cobbles, bricks, crazy-paving, open-screen blocks and frost-resistant ceramic tiles. Planning factors Careful initial planning of…