Infinite Paving Blog

  • How to Create a Beautiful Patio on a Budget

    A patio is a fantastic addition to any outdoor space. It creates a beautiful gathering area that family, friends and visitors can enjoy. That can include plenty of original features that a homeowner to create a personalised outdoor sanctuary. The question is, can you design a patio on a budget?

    While it sounds like something that would come at a hefty price, a beautiful patio doesn’t have to cost the world. There are plenty of patio designs on a budget and cost-effective features that can be used to cut costs. These will make a massive difference to the appearance and usability of the outdoor space.

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  • Price Guide: How Much Do Paving Slabs Cost?

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    Are you thinking about having a new patio installed? The cost of paving slabs will no doubt be top of the agenda. However, in truth, there are many factors that can affect how costly your new patio will be.

    From the choice of stone to the size of the area and installation costs. The more you know about patio installation, the easier it will be to estimate how much it will cost you. Take a look at some of the varying factors that impact the cost of a patio, including the cost of paving stones.

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  • Protecting Your Patio Paving from Cold Weather This Winter


    Your patio is an integral part of your home. Whether you use it to sunbathe in the Summer, host parties in the Spring or decorate it with ornaments for Christmas, it can be both practical and enjoyable. So, how do you make sure it stays strong and durable?

    The Winter weather can be harsh on your patio and when it’s not cared for properly, damage can eventually occur. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to ensure your patio paving is protected. Take a look at some simple tips to protect your paving in winter below.

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  • 5 Reasons Why Cheap Paving is a BIG Mistake

    When you’re looking for new paving, getting a great deal is fantastic. However, it’s important to not base your decision on cost alone. The cheapest option won’t – more often than not – be the best option. And although cutting costs will save you money in the short-term, it’s almost certain to cost you more in the long run.

    Opting for cheap paving and patio materials often means you sacrifice on quality. And as the saying goes – buy cheap, buy twice. Perhaps you’re wondering, what could possibly go wrong? After all, paving stones are meant to be strong and durable.

    Well wonder no more. Here’s a 5 reasons why cheap paving can be a big mistake in the long-run.

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  • What Is the Best Patio Material for My Home?

    Choosing the right material for your patio isn’t always going to be a quick and easy decision. It’s best to take some time to consider your options and find out what’s right for you and your home.

    There are some things you’ll ideally need to consider before finding the perfect patio material. Along with your budget, you should keep in mind the location and size of your patio too.

    These can all affect which material is right for you. However, each material also has its own qualities and characteristics - some of which might be better for you. Read on as we look at some of the best patio materials and their benefits.

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  • Decking vs Paving for Your Garden: What’s Best for Me?

    Gardens are ideal for making the most of fresh air and nice weather without having to go too far afield. But deciding what to do with your garden can be tricky.

    There are many pros and cons to decking and paving, but ultimately it all comes down to your own needs, desires and your garden’s landscape. So how can you choose between the two?

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  • 5 Driveway Paving Ideas for Your Home

    First impressions are everything, so what impression is your home giving?

    When people pull up outside, the first thing they are likely to see is your driveway. It’s not just a place to park your car in the evening, it’s an opportunity to show your personality. Whether you’re a fan of a block paving driveway or an alternative, there are a lot of choices to consider.

    With that in mind, is your driveway in need of an upgrade?

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  • Introduction to Back Garden Paving

    Once you’ve decided on adding back garden paving, there are a few things to consider. From back garden paving costs and planning permissions to design ideas and paving types, there’s plenty to think about before installing your new paving.

    In this post, we’ll discuss everything you need to know before starting to work on paving your back garden, including some unique back garden paving ideas.

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  • Choosing the Best Block Paving Colour for You

    Searching for the best block paving for your project? Colour will inevitably be a key factor, with plenty of options to choose from. Fortunately, you can narrow this down quite a bit simply by considering the specific requirements of your project.

    From matching and contrasting stones to practical aspects like stain resistance, there’s plenty to take into consideration. In this post, we’ll guide you through the selection process to find the best block paving colour for you.

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  • How to Lay Stepping Stones on Gravel in 8 Simple Steps

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    A stepping-stone path is a beautiful way to finish any garden or patio area. And as a specialist paving supplier, we’re frequently asked how to lay stepping stones.

    While laying the slabs directly on the gravel is a quick and easy option, the stepping stones will typically become loose and start shifting as time goes on. Alternatively, you can take a few more steps to create a path that’s firmer and more durable.

    Want to create the perfect stepping-stone path by fixing your paving strongly on a gravel surface? Read on for our step-by-step guide on how to lay stepping stones on gravel.

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