Before choosing natural stones of your choice you must analyse the kind of environment you have and consider minor detailing like walls, patio designs and topography of your garden or poolside.
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Natural stone comes in various shapes and sizes to suit all your budgets and environment. Hence, before choosing natural stones of your choice you must analyse the kind of environment you have and consider minor detailing like walls, patio designs and topography of your garden or poolside.
For any outdoor project, forward planning is necessary in order to save time and expenses. Get along with the stone pavers you’ve appointed and go through the design sheets they have prepared, this will give you an idea about how it will look and where your natural stone tiles will go. The thickness of the slabs you’ve chosen depends upon the depth being allowed for bedding the mortar. Now, analyse if the pavers if your patio is going against the house, if it is then it might cause water pooling during rains.
How the stones are being paved for the first row of your patio as it will act as a guide for rest of the stones. After the first layer of stones is being done, it is left to rest for a short period of time so that the mortar hardens and sets firmly and the paver has a strong base. Hence, make sure that the stones being placed are in the right pattern and there are no gaps left between two stones. Meanwhile, while placing the second layer of natural stones, keep checking if the patios of levelled, if not then ask the pavers to make the adjustments.
A natural design doesn’t only depend upon how you are monitoring the whole process. It’s extremely important to appoint someone who can provide inspirational interiors ideas and have the much required experience with natural stone paving in UK.