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All roofing work carried out, from a single tile or slate needing replaced to a whole new roof. Gutters cleaned, repaired and maintained. If you have an emergency leak or repair we are able to respond as soon as possible. Fully Insured.

Trades serviced: Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Cellar & Basement Conversion, Chimney Building / Repair, External Rendering

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Reviewed by David on 24/2/2018

Good job, would use them again

We are a local family run business with 24 years of experience and carry out all types of building work specializing in Extensions, Block Paving, Loft conversions, Conservatories and other general Building work at competitive prices and 100% quality.

Trades serviced: Brick / Block Paving, Cellar & Basement Conversion, Chimney Building / Repair, Conservatory, External Rendering

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Reviewed by Alison on 24/2/2018

Mick and Tom have done a brilliant job converting my garage into a room. They were very quick and efficient, extremely friendly and completed the job to a high standard. They also recommended some additional drainage which I required, without this I could have had problems in the future. The tradesmen they work with were also wonderful and I would use them again if I needed anything else doing.

We are group of professionals from east of Poland. We offer full service of finishing interior works also our experts are specialised in internal and external painting, paperhanging and gardening services. Follow us on facebook/KPRDCrew for more gallery

Trades serviced: Brick / Block Paving, Door / Window painting, External wall painting, Garden Clearance, Garden Maintenance

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Reviewed by Daniel on 24/2/2018

Very happy from start to finish. Good quote, fit us in very quickly after quote and came back numerous times to ensure perfect finish. Great job, very tidy and clean. Would recommend.

Here at Top Notch we pride our selfs in offering the very best craftsmanship at fully competitive prices and have years of experience

Trades serviced: Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Chimney Building / Repair, Demolition, Fitted kitchens

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Reviewed by Marilyn on 24/2/2018

Very courteous and polite. Arrived on time and did a good job. I would definitely recommend them and use their services again.

We are a team that work as a unit our main goal is customer satisfaction we can and have tackled the most difficult jobs that other company's refused to carry out. our team have been fully trained & have many years experience in all aspects of our work

Trades serviced: Brick / Block Paving, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, Flat roof- installation / repair, Garden Clearance

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Reviewed by Yvonne on 24/2/2018

I had a number of quotes, but Crystal Palace Landscape and Tree Surgery by far was the best. Job was professional carried out, with one of the team rigged up cutting back and reducing Acer tree. They did additional work by tidying, cutting back shrubs and clearing leaves and a good sweep up. I would definitely use again and would recommend. Well mannered and polite. So a reduced tree, a clean garden and I'm happy!

Need a hand? Someone friendly, reliable and cost-effective? We are Able4you !

Trades serviced: Bespoke furniture, Bespoke kitchens, Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Carpet Cleaning

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Reviewed by Michael on 24/2/2018

Very professional - the guys turned up on time and worked very hard all day until they had built my new fence; they returned the following morning to clear up, leaving no mess behind. I am very satisfied with the standard of the work done and would certainly recommend this company to other people. Reading their website, it seems that they do a wide range of work and I will probably ask them to do futher jobs in the future.

We at jh landscape gardening have many years expertise in all aspects of landscaping services.

Trades serviced: Brick / Block Paving, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning, Door / Window painting, External wall painting

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Reviewed by Jessica on 24/2/2018

Very reliable, easy to contact and a good job really well done. Thanks John!

Woodland tree & landscape specialists teem puts the customers first and help them out in every way they can we are only one call away We work around you we give free advice and quotes many thanks woodland

Trades serviced: Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Chimney Building / Repair, Crown Reduction, Crown Thinning

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Reviewed by Keith on 23/2/2018

Great job done by Nathan. Will be having him back on a regular basis to keep on top of our garden.

All our tradesman have a minimum of 15 years experience and pride ourselves in providing work to extremely high standard.

Trades serviced: Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Cellar & Basement Conversion, Chimney Building / Repair, Crown Reduction

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Reviewed by Sam on 23/2/2018

I would not recommend the use of this company. I appointed Matt to undertake a large garden renovation. He completed only two thirds of the job despite receiving nearly all the payment. There were some issues with what he did do (poor pointing and not providing the base agreed for the front patio) and he invoiced us for materials that he had not purchased). He demanded more money to complete the job despite a price being agreed up front. Our dispute is ongoing,

LANDCRAFT offers a personal yet professional fencing and landscape construction service. We are a family run business with an extensive work profile ranging from work in Australia and south Africa and though out the UK. Follow us on Facebook landcraft 247

Trades serviced: Bespoke furniture, Brick & Stone Cleaning, Brick / Block Paving, Conservatory, Decorative Ironmongery and Metalwork

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Reviewed by Claire on 23/2/2018

Scott was helpful, responsive to emails and quick to quote. His quote was very competitive and he was extremely flexible with our requests, going out of his way to accommodate us and making the last-minute changes we needed. The fencing is extremely sturdy and looks very smart. Thank you so much.

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Driveway pavers - what you need to know

When a driveway specialist gets started, they’ll first need to make sure they know where all service pipes and cables are – water, gas, electricity – so that nothing is damaged or disturbed during the work.

What a driveway paver can help with

  • Paving your driveway.
  • Gaining off-street parking, or extra parking spaces.
  • Escaping bureaucratic council parking schemes.
  • Reducing garden maintenance tasks by paving over your front garden.
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Next up is to dig out the area where the driveway will be, as well as to lay down the edges so that, once complete, everything will stay exactly where it is.

Drainage needs to be considered at this stage too, so there’s no water build-up that would affect your home, other properties, or that would require planning permission to sort.

At this point a sub-base will be laid – maybe concrete but more likely an aggregate substance. This is the foundation of your drive and will keep everything level.

A layer of sand is next, which will be compacted and flattened to create a level bed for the bricks or paving stones being used for the drive.

The bricks are then laid tightly across the sand before being flattened again.

Lastly, another layer of fine sand is poured across the bricks to fill all the joints and gaps between the bricks. This is all flattened for a final time to firm up the driveway and bed it all nicely into place.

The qualifications your driveway paver needs

 

Driveway specialists usually gain their experience through courses, apprenticeships or on-the-job training. The key to an excellent driveway is a solid foundation and good workmanship at every stage of laying it. Always check references and ask to speak to previous clients.

Planning permission for driveway paver jobs

If your driveway slants towards your house, you’ll need drainage to keep the water away from soaking into your foundations and brickwork. If your drainage is piped away into sewers you’ll need planning permission, so you should ask your driveway specialist about a soakaway.

Soakaways will be an area within the boundary of your property, where water can safely drain to and soak back into the ground. It’s essentially a hole, dug in an area where it’s safe for water to drain. They then place a membrane for the water to drain to, covering it up completely. It requires no maintenance or access, so you can cover it with whatever you want.

If you stick to that, then you won’t need planning permission for a driveway, but as ever, the planning portal is where you should be looking for all the official advice.

Insurance for driveway paver work

Your driveway paver should have public liability insurance which will protect you and your property should any damage occur.

Questions you should ask a driveway paver

  • Do they have public liability insurance and what does this cover?
  • How long have they been trading for?
  • Can they give you up to 3 references of recent work they’ve completed?
  • Will they give a guarantee/warranty for the work and how long does it last?
  • Will they source all materials and equipment?
  • Will they be using a sub-base, and what material will it be?

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How our service works

  1. Create a job - it's free

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  2. Get quotes

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  3. Check ratings

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  4. Pick a tradesperson

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  5. Job done

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