Decking and Patios
Decking is a wooden area made of soft or hard timber or PVC. It is relatively easy to install and can offer your garden a maintenance-free seating area. It is a long lasting alternative to patio areas which requires only a little maintenance in the long term including cleaning and painting.
Decked areas are fast becoming popular in the modern garden and can come in a variety of sizes, styles and colours.
Patios are a hard standing area generally used as a base for entertaining or a focal point in your garden. These can be both practical and ornamental in style and designed and created in a variety of ways.
The materials utilised tend to be brick, granite, concrete, limestone and sandstone but within these materials different facets can be tailored to suit your needs including:
- Themes e.g cobbled effect, log sleeper effect, slabs, block paving
- Sawn finish or calibrated finish (a smooth slab or a rough slab)
Patios can be costly to lay but can immediately transform your garden into an open, minimalist area that is easily accessibly and pleasing to look at.
“Lighthouse Landscaping have just installed a superb new patio for me. From the start they were very professional, sourcing samples of the limestone so that I could choose the one I wanted (much better than picking one from a picture), giving me the website of the stone provider so that I could see what the finished patio could look like and taking time to get the exact measurements for the patio.
When they started work they took away all the old flagstones and at the end of each day left the site tidy. This was much appreciated by me as there were two puppies running around who were expert at getting into places where they should not be.
The finished patio is great. The design of the patio looks really good and much care was taken to ensure that everything fitted well especially around a drain cover that was in the middle of the area. The edges were finished with gravel as the walls were not straight and this makes an excellent finish to the patio. All rubbish was taken away and the area where the stone and sand was stored was left clean and tidy.
I would not hesitate to recommend Lighthouse Landscaping. A very professional company with a hardworking boss who is also very helpful. I shall be using them again.”Sue Brassington