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Paving Ideas 2023: Inspiration For Garden Patio Designs

Welcome to our garden design blog, where we explore the latest trends and timeless techniques to transform your outdoor space into a haven of tranquility...

How to Build Steps in your Garden (Easy Guide)

In the world of garden design, steps aren't just functional, they're also an aesthetic asset. They provide structure, allowing you to create levels in...

Timeless Elegance: Tumbled Styles of Paving for Older Homes

Nestled in the charming streets of days gone by, older style properties possess a unique allure that captures our hearts. Their distinctive facades and...

A Comprehensive Guide to Sealing Paving: Types, Techniques, and Tips

Sealing paving is a crucial step in maintaining the beauty, durability, and longevity of your outdoor surfaces. Whether you have a stunning stone patio...

How To Point A Patio (Easy Professional Finish)

A patio is an essential element of any outdoor living space, providing a versatile and practical area for relaxation and entertainment. However, over time...

Best Outdoor Grout For Porcelain Tiles - Pavingsuperstore.co.uk

When it comes to outdoor flooring, porcelain tiles have gained immense popularity due to their durability, low maintenance, and stunning aesthetics. To...

Why Use Priming Slurry? (Pros & Cons) - Pavingsuperstore.co.uk

When it comes to preparing surfaces for various paving projects, priming slurry has become a popular choice among professionals and DIY enthusiasts alike...

How Many Slabs Do I Need?

Creating a delightful patio space is like extending your living area into the great outdoors—a sanctuary where you can relax, entertain, and savour the b...

How To Lay Paving On Soil (Do's & Dont's)

Laying paving on soil sounds like a short-cut to laying it properly, but actually, with the right knowledge, materials and tools, it can be a straightforward...

How To Cut Paving Slabs (Step-By-Step)

Paving slabs are an essential component of outdoor landscaping, and they can be used to create patios, pathways, and driveways. These slabs are typically...

How To Lay Porcelain Paving Slabs (Guide)

Porcelain paving is becoming increasingly popular for outdoor spaces due to its durability, low maintenance, and attractive appearance. However, laying...

How To Grout Paving Slabs (Best Methods)

Patios are a popular feature in outdoor living spaces, providing an ideal spot to relax, entertain, and soak up the sunshine. While the type of patio...

How To Lay Paving Slabs On Sand (Guide)

Creating a patio on sand is a popular and cost-effective way to add functional outdoor living space to your home. While it is a relatively simple process...

How To Lay Paving Slabs On Grass (Guide)

Paving slabs are a popular choice for patios, walkways, and other outdoor areas. They provide a solid surface that is durable and easy to maintain...

Best Paving Slabs For Your Garden (Guide)

Designing a new patio can be an exciting project that adds value to your home while creating a practical and aesthetically pleasing outdoor living space...

7 Reasons to Buy White Paving

When it comes to designing a garden, one of the most important decisions you'll have to make is choosing the right paving. Paving can transform the look...

How to Lay Patio Slabs (Simple Guide)

Laying paving slabs can be a rewarding DIY project for many homeowners and is a great way to add functionality and beauty to your outdoor space. Paving slabs can be used to create pathways, patios, and even driveways. The process of laying paving slabs can be challenging, but with the right tools, materials, and techniques, it can be a gratifying project for any homeowner. Here are some key considerations to keep in mind when deciding whether to lay paving slabs as a DIY job:

  1. Size of the project: The size of the project is a crucial factor when determining whether to undertake paving as a DIY job. Smaller projects, such as laying a small patio or a garden path, may be suitable for a DIY job. However, larger projects, such as a driveway or a large patio, may require professional help. This is because larger projects can be more complex, require more specialised tools and materials, and may take longer to complete. There may also be other technical factors such as level changes or drainage requirements to consider making the project more complicated.
  2. Experience: Another important factor to consider is your experience with DIY projects. If you have little or no experience with paving, it may be wise to start with a smaller project or to seek professional help. Laying paving slabs requires a certain level of skill and attention to detail, and mistakes can be costly. If you are unsure of your abilities, it may be best to hire a professional.
  3. Tools and equipment: To lay paving slabs, you will need certain tools and equipment, such as a spirit level, a rubber mallet, a shovel or spade, a measuring tape, and a tamper plus larger pieces of equipment such as a mini digger, wacka plate, petrol disc cutter and a cement mixer. If you do not already have these tools, you will need to purchase or rent them. Consider the cost of tools and equipment when deciding whether to undertake the project yourself and also ensure you follow safety instructions, especially when using cutting tools. Also, make sure you wear the appropriate PPE. 
  4. Time: Laying paving slabs can be a time-consuming project, especially for larger areas. You will need to set aside enough time to complete the project, including
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12 Modern Garden Path Ideas

Garden paths are a key element of any outdoor space, providing a practical and aesthetic link between different areas of your garden. In recent years...

How To Pick Paving Slab Laying Patterns

Paving slabs are a popular choice for creating functional and visually appealing outdoor spaces. They are versatile and can be used for a variety of...

Best Indian Sandstone Colours (Guide)

Indian sandstone is a popular choice for paving for many homeowners...

Taking the Biscuit: How to Incorporate this Trending Colour into Your Garden Design

Biscuit colour shades are popular in home decor because they provide a warm and inviting atmosphere that creates a cosy and comfortable feeling. This colour...

Why you should use a Sub-Base when Laying Paving

Laying paving is a huge investment, and it’s important to get it right the first time. That’s why it’s essential to ensure all the preparation and groun...

12 of the Best Patterned Mosaic Paving Tiles

If you’re looking for a way to add a touch of personality and vibrancy to your outdoor space, consider incorporating patterned mosaic paving tiles. Whether y...

Is Porcelain Paving Slippery...and other Questions about Porcelain Paving

Porcelain paving is a popular choice for outdoor areas, such as patios and pool decks. But there's a lot of confusion about what it is and what it isn't...

Black Paving - Why you should get Back to Black this Year

When it comes to paving slabs, there’s been a revolution in recent y...

9 Top Mistakes when Designing a new Paved Patio

A lot of people think that a paved patio is simply a flat surface...

Brilliant Ways to Maintain a Patio and Remove Common Stains

A patio is a popular addition to most homes. It comes with its own...

How to Design and Create a Patio

A patio is a great addition to any home. Not only does it provide additional space for entertaining and relaxing, but it can also increase the value of...

Top Ideas for a Monochrome Garden

So you've decided on a monochrome scheme for your garden with its classic stylish good looks and timeless appeal. This style never goes out of fashion...

Great Autumn Trends for your Garden

At this time of year, what better way to enjoy the garden than to be cosy warm indoors and celebrate the colours of Autumn outside. We've selected some...

Best Surfaces for Shady Areas

Shady gardens can be a real challenge when it comes to choosing a suitable surface. The lack of direct sunlight can make some materials slippery, prone...

Ideas for Flooring on your Balcony

There are plenty of balcony gardens on Instagram and these look beautiful, however what are the key things you need to know to create a stunning, yet practical...

How to Create a Cosy Corner in your Garden

Creating a cosy corner in your garden is a great way to make the most of your outdoor space. A cosy corner can be a private, relaxing area where you can...

How to Create a Focal Point in your Garden

Designing and maintaining a garden is a rewarding experience that can provide a sense of accomplishment and pride. However, creating a visually appealing...

Ideas for Designing a Small Garden

Although many people may think that having a small garden is a hindrance to having a ‘nice’ garden, it is often the case that small gardens make the bes...

Choosing the Best Paving to Complement your Home

With Paving Superstore offering the UK’s largest paving range, where do you start when deciding on the best paving product for your home?...

Which Paving Suits My Garden?

Are you ready to transform your garden into a stunning outdoor oasis? One of the key elements to consider is the type of paving that will best suit your...

Porcelain Paving vs. Natural Stone Paving

Porcelain and natural stone paving boast distinct advantages, so which is better? If you’re keen to get started with your landscaping project - but simply c...

Why Price Really Does Matter...CE Marking on Indian Sandstone

CE marking on Indian sandstone

If you are looking to change your garden this summer and looking for the ideal paving it is important to not just consider price, colour, texture, size...

5 Ways to Use Porcelain Paving...

Upgrading the look and feel of your outdoor living area? Feeling inspired, and ready for a creative redesign project that will enhance the ambience of...

The Best Pool Paving To Use For Your Pool Area

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A beautiful day by the pool is one of the best parts of summer, but shoddy paving can take away from the experience. Paving your swimming pool area can...

This year's Key Colour Trends for Outdoor Porcelain Paving...

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We all know powerful and transformational colour can be - It can elevate the previously-drab and breathe new life into any area. Outdoor paving is no different...

Contemporary or Traditional Paving? Your Guide to Making the Right Choice

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It's finally time for that garden makeover you have been meaning to do for years. With the warmer weather sticking around for longer, now is the perfect...

How to Effectively Match your Indoor and Outdoor Tiles

Are you in the midst of a home and garden makeover and looking to create a stylish and inviting patio area? While much attention is often given to the...

Contemporary vs Traditional Paving

So, you have decided it is time to give your outdoor space the makeover it deserves just before the good weather comes around. Of course, the first thing...

Choosing the Right Material for Your Paving/Patio Project

It is that time of year again where everyone is looking to transform their outdoor space in time for summer. In particular, a patio is a great place where...

Choosing the Right Thickness with Your Paving Slabs

Are you looking for paving slabs for your garden or driveway? When...

Indoor to Outdoor Paving

We all love the look of having outdoor paving in our garden and as a patio. It adds style and character, as well as creating a practical outdoor living...

Laying Porcelain Tiles

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Do you want to lay porcelain tiles in your home, but don’t know how to do it? Don’t worry; you don’t have to be a DIY expert to lay your own flooring. Follo...

Creating a Patio Circle

When you are having a garden makeover, a great addition to any outdoor space is a patio. But, why not create an even better and unique feature that will...

Which Material should I use for my Patio Paving?

Having an outdoor patio in the garden has become very popular across the UK, as it makes a great place to relax and unwind during the day and creates an...

TOP Wood effect Porcelain Paving product for 2017

To those who alway dreamt with a modern house, this blog is for you!

Have you ever spend some time researching to alternatives to yoro garden or...

Characteristics of Natural Stone - What to expect

Natural Stone offers a diversity of product and colouring that will give you an immense variety of landscaping options!

Then why use Natural...

What is the difference between Porcelain and Ceramic Paving?

When deciding on a clean paving option to your garden, it's good to have some tips and ideas.

Please see below some extra information to help you...

Tips On Paving Your Patio Area

Tips On Paving Your Patio Area

A paved patio area is a traditional garden feature and, done properly, it can look great. With the arrival of summer growing ever closer, you may be considering...

Gardening Tasks for January

Once again, the start of another month (and a new year, this time!) means a new list of things to do in the garden. Whether you have made a New Year’s R...

What’s The Best Paving Material for You?

There is such a wide variety of paving stones made from a wide variety of different materials and making the choice about which you should buy can be overwhelming...

Cleaning Paved Areas and Brickwork in Your Garden

The effort of having a beautiful garden doesn’t stop when you have built and landscaped everything in it. It is important that, in order to keep the g...

How to Make Your Patio Interesting

In order to enjoy your patio area to its fullest potential, you will want to make it as interesting as possible. Making a patio interesting doesn’t have t...

How to Build a Garden Wall

A garden wall is not only a functional addition to your outdoor space but also a beautiful way to enhance its aesthetics. Whether you want to create a...

Create the Perfect Patio Area for Summer

Now that the sun is starting to make more of a regular appearance and summer is finally on its way, you might want to start thinking about preparing the...

Tips on Creating the Perfect Path: Infusing Creativity and Garden Features

The garden path is not merely a means of traversing through your outdoor space; it is an opportunity to add charm, character, and functionality to your...

Best Ways to Clean a Patio (Full Guide)

A patio or block paving driveway can be a beautiful addition to any...

6 Paving Ideas For Small Gardens

If you have a small garden, you might think that there isn't much you can do with it in terms of landscaping. However, with a little bit of creativity...

8 Patio Design Ideas for Small Gardens

Having a small garden doesn't mean you have to compromise on style and functionality. With some creative thinking and clever design ideas, you can transform...

Natural Stone Wall Cladding - How to Cover an Ugly Wall

When you move into an existing property, the garden often has a legacy of tastes and styles from several decades past, showing signs of abandonment borne...

Make a Statement with a Paving Feature

When it comes to enhancing the overall aesthetics of your outdoor space, paving...

Paving Superstore's Clearance Paving - Why is it Cheap?

We're often asked why our paving is offered at such a reduced price - presumably there must be something wrong with it. Well, you may be interested to...

Natural Stone, Porcelain or Concrete - Which Paving Should I Choose?

When it comes to creating a beautiful and durable outdoor space, choosing the right paving material is crucial. Natural stone, porcelain, and concrete...

Using Paving Vertically - Think Different

Having seen this beautiful picture today on Pinterest, the wall in the background makes an unusual and interesting feature. It looks very similar to the...

Mix Cobbles in with your Paving Design

Occasionally, it is lovely to break up a wide expanse of paving with ...

Keep your Lawn Edge Tidy with a Cobble Sett Border

We all love a beautifully maintained garden, but it doesn't stay this way without blood, sweat and tears. Some of the jobs, such as trimming the edge of...

Help! How do I Choose the Most Suitable Paving for my Project?

Designing a patio can be a thrilling and exciting experience, but choosing the right paving...

Two Great Limestone Paving Products

We have now added two more limestone products to our recommendation list!

These two products come in the steely Kotah Blue shades and the dark...

Strata Sawn & Sandblasted Limestone 'Venetian' Azure

Limestone paving is a great alternative to sandstone as it has a subtle colour palette with buttermilk shades of yellow and pale blue grey with occasional...

Raj Green Sandstone

Raj green sandstone is known under several...

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Stonemarket Paving - What a Delight!

Stonemarket can provide everything you need to transform your garden. Whether a traditional cottage garden or a contemporary outdoor space, their...

The Beauty of Natural Stone

 

While considering your options of paving and features for your garden consider for one moment the...
Strata Paving

As now is the time of year to be thinking about making changes in our gardens why not take a look at our large collection of Strata Stone paving.  ...

Natural Paving

When it comes to choosing paving for your garden there are so many products on the market to choose from.  When I do my garden this year I have decided...

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