Why do you need a garden paving and border specialist?

Within the world of garden landscaping, the options are endless. Paving stones can be used to create paths, swimming pools and patios, and a unique arrangement of stones can make the design truly your own.

Choosing the right paving is vital for both aesthetic and durability purposes. Not only do you have to find a material that looks great, but it must also be resistant and able to withstand harsh weather conditions without deteriorating. When considering these factors, outdoor stone floors are the most appropriate.

Outdoor stone floors have many advantages: they are resistant, durable and not easily altered by time or the elements. With different types available, they can also be aesthetically pleasing, showcasing a unique beauty that looks both natural and authentic. A quality stone paving and border specialist can provide you with exquisite and sophisticated outdoor flooring. Though it’s easy to worry about the garden paving cost when it’s done by a professional, if it’s done right it’ll last you for years and prove itself to be more than worth the money.

If you are looking for a durable, sturdy and easy-to-maintain stone paving solution for your garden but lack the time or knowledge to do it yourself, or you’re unsure about the best stone design or materials that will suit your property, a stone paving and bordering specialist can help. Whether you prefer a classic, modern or unusual look, a specialist can advise you on what will work for your home.

What does a garden paving and border specialist do?

A stone paving and border specialist stands out from a regular builder, as they possess knowledge and expertise on paving for functional and aesthetic purposes. Stone paving experts can offer a diverse assortment of concrete or natural paving stones for you to choose from. The responsibilities of a paving specialist include:

  • Construction and installation of stone paving and borders: A specialist can install a variety of different stone types to achieve the look that you want in your garden.
  • Garden paving designs: With an eye for design, paving experts can arrange stones to create both a functional and beautiful space.
  • Maintenance of stone paving and borders: Paving requires ongoing maintenance to ensure it lasts. Your specialist will provide you with clear instructions to care for your concrete, and if requested, can carry out regular checks to ensure your stones aren’t cracked or broken. They can also thoroughly clean your garden paving with specialist techniques like water jetting.

How to find garden paving services near you?

To find cheap garden paving solutions near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to specialist gardeners in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job. Compare garden paving prices when decided who is the right contractor for you.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

Are you looking for a stone paving and border specialist? Whatever your gardening needs, HaMuch can match you with a reliable tradesman near you. Enter your postcode to get started.

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Gardener near London£39£251
Gardener near Birmingham£124£123
Gardener near Leeds£55£193
Gardener near Glasgow£26£219
Gardener near Sheffield£22£173
Gardener near Bradford£48£181
Gardener near Liverpool£30£230
Gardener near Edinburgh£23£179
Gardener near Manchester£25£172
Gardener near Bristol£27£212

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Recent jobs posted for stone paving & borders

Lay down cobble or stone garden path (straight) with circular sitting area at the end. This is a new lay replacing an existing grass path. Length of path and sitting area diameter about 30 metres and width 1.5 metre - circle about 3 metres diameter (all measurements estimate and need verification with trade-person). Open to hearing trade-person's recommendation to use old cobble stones or modern paving stones.

Lay down cobble or stone garden path (straight) with circular sitting area at the end. This is a new lay replacing an existing grass path. Length of path and sitting area diameter about 30 metres and width 1.5 metre - circle about 3 metres diameter (all measurements estimate and need verification with trans-person). Open to hearing trades-person recommendation to use old cobble stones or modern paving stones.

To dig and remove soil and concrete in rear garden To lay new sub-base in preparation for new patio To lay owners own slabs in a random pattern To point all the slabs To form a 3” (75mm) border to patio finished of with gravel To remove all rubbish Leave clean and tidy

To dig and remove soil and concrete in rear garden To lay new sub-base in preparation for new patio To lay owners own slabs in a random pattern To point all the slabs To form a 3” (75mm) border to patio finished of with gravel To remove all rubbish Leave clean and tidy

To lay some grey paving slabs which are i already have in a 30m x30m garden area with a 6 inch border of pebbles for drainage

I need a mason/patio fitter to quote to lay a 57m2 Indian stone patio + one man hole block paving cover. Already area prepared and MOT in place. All materials supplied.

To make low maintenance

Small back garden to be paved

Front garden wall about 10 metres long and 1 metre high

Paving at front of under window

Patio area has become very uneven. Most of the slabs are ok, but need taking up, ground making even, then slabs relayed

Need a small square patio in back garden

Garden has been converted off twice unprofessionally requires digging up and paving off.

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