How do I clean my external paving?

Patio’s can give that refined and uniform look to a garden area, a clean cut from grass to stone, and when newly laid they look fantastic. If you had them laid before the winter months however they probably won’t look the same now as they once did. With the amount of rain that we have had over the last few months, the probability is that you will have some form of green growth on the tiles. This green growth is a mix of Algae, moss and lichen which builds up on the tiles, normally more common in areas of higher … Continue reading How do I clean my external paving?

Are You Laying Tiles Outside? Here is a general overview which may help with your choice.

In this blog we look at some of the considerations when deciding to tile an external area with natural or manufactured floor tiles: Preparation The first step is to ensure the area allocated for tiling is suitable, by this we mean a solid, clean base. It is also important at some stage during the project to allow for some fall and drainage so surface water does not pool on the tiles. Choice of Tile When deciding whether to use natural tiles such as Limestone, Travertine, Sandstone, Slate, Granite, Basalt or Terracotta or manufactured tiles such as Quarries, Porcelain, Ceramic or … Continue reading Are You Laying Tiles Outside? Here is a general overview which may help with your choice.