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    If you want to transform your garden, you should look into hard landscaping options first. Landscaping can completely transform your garden, offering a new place to entertain and inject some new life into your garden area. However, you need to plan hard landscaping carefully, remembering that all hard landscaping should be completed before soft landscaping which should be fitted around it. Soft landscaping refers to laying down lawns and grass, planting of bulbs and seeds, growing flowers and plants.

    Hard landscaping is the base structures and/or foundations such as paths, steps and driveways; terraces, porches, decking and patios; concrete slabs for paving; below surface level foundations for garages, sheds, greenhouses, conservatories or swimming pools; drainage and guttering; fencing repair and replacement; electric cable trenches for sheds or garages; and ponds or garden rockery. When it comes to hard landscaping, planning is the key to creating a relaxing and attractive garden area. Whatever type of hard landscaping you choose, there are several things to consider before purchasing any materials or hiring building contractors.

    Planning Hard Landscaping

    First of all, find out how much space you have to play with by measuring your garden to see how much can be squeezed in. You don't want your new hard landscaping features looking incongruous and out of place, for example patios usually require at least a 10x10 foot surface area to look "right". Positioning is important too, deciding what goes where is important to the overall look of your new garden.

    Patios and terraces are normally situated adjacent to the house, usually on the kitchen or conservatory, offering a transition into the main garden area. Choosing the materials your new hard landscape components are going to be made of can also have a significant impact, most clays and bricks offer a range of shapes and styles to design versatile spaces, but some materials weather at faster rates than others, so think about how much maintenance work you will need to keep your garden looking as good as new.

    Hiring a Garden Landscaper or DIY?

    Garden landscaping is something many gardeners will do at some point, but hard landscaping is trickier than soft landscaping, so to attain great, safe, long lasting results, DIY should really be avoided unless you are a builder. Fortunately, hiring a landscape gardener is simple and cheaper than you might expect, with many local firms in competition, they are happy to provide a free, preliminary survey to check your design is feasible and their hourly rates are usually in the £10 to £20 per hour range. To get the most for your money you can compare a number of quotes from different contractors, while at the same time checking references and look over their portfolio beforehand.

    A quick and easy way to do this is using the free quote service on this site, click the "post a job" button to get started and have 3 or more local landscape gardeners get in touch to provide quotes and advice on your garden project.

    Hard Landscaping Costs

    To build paths, steps, driveways, terraces, porches, decking and patios, paving, foundations or garden rockery; hiring a landscape gardener will usually cost somewhere between £10 and £20 per hour. However for certain projects, such as block paving, some landscapers may charge by the square metre rather than an hourly rate, with typical costs of around £50 per square metre for labour only. To avoid any surprises, try and agree a fixed price for the entire project in advance.

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    Wooden Doors - Internal
    By Chris on 14th Nov 2019
    • Joined Jan 2016
    • Established 2004
    • Hard Landscaping in Southport
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Florin completed my job very quickly. Kept us well informed, always arrived on time. Would highly recommend, I will be contacting Florin again when I require more work completing in the future."

    Concrete Base
    By Wyn on 29th May 2020
    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2003
    • Hard Landscaping in Cambridge
    • ID checked

    D and S BUILDERS Formed in 2008, D+S Builders has many years of experience in the building contractors trade, and provides building services to clients throughout the region. The company is based in Nanpean (St. Austell). No job too small and free e...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Despite problems with access (not of their making) I am delighted with the standard of work carried out, albeit in very wet conditions. I will certainly use them again."

    Underpinning / Foundation
    By Jan on 19th Jun 2020

    D and S Builders reply: Was a plessure to do your work Your neighbors however made life difficult to gain back entrance but we managed anyway

    • Joined Aug 2015
    • Established 2008
    • Hard Landscaping in St. austell
    • ID checked

    Most recent homeowner review

    "He did a very good job took a little longer only because during lockdown it was hard for him to get the materials"

    Fencing & Gates - Wooden
    By Emily on 1st Jul 2020
    • Joined Jul 2014
    • Established 1995
    • Hard Landscaping in Woolaton
    • ID checked

    Ivan Hosman can help you with a variety of household jobs. Based near Houndslow and covering the surrounding areas. If you need a job doing, Ivan Hosman is the person to help you. Ivan can help you with: - Drainage work - Gardening and Garden Desi...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Lovely guy thank you!"

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By Burcu on 17th Jun 2020
    • Joined Apr 2018
    • Established 2017
    • Hard Landscaping in London
    • ID checked

    Here at AP Building & roofing we are a family run business. Between us we have over 65 years experience in all trades and always strive to give our customers the best results possible. We carry ou a wide range of work from structural, to kitchens...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Job was quoted to be completed by three men in one day, but only two were left to do the job. The two worked well, but unfortunately, due to some damage done, replacement items had to be sourced, and so it was not completed until..."

    Roof Installation/Removal
    By Peter on 30th May 2020
    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Hard Landscaping in Ashton-under-lyne
    • ID checked

    Here at Andrews Gardening & Decorating Handyman Services, we supply an array of services including: -House Hold Handyman services -Building flat packs, wardrobes, draws, beds, trampolines, -Handyman services -Re-leveling of paving sto...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Andrew put my flat pack together he did an excellent job and the price was very good. Jane"

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By Channi on 3rd Jul 2020
    • Joined Mar 2017
    • Established 2014
    • Hard Landscaping in Batley
    • Public liability insurance

    We are a building business covering a variety of trades including general maintenance, roofing and ground work. We have a great work ethic and will try our best to accommodate your needs.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Sorted out the gutter, water drained away."

    General Maintenance
    By Keith on 6th Jul 2020
    • Joined Jan 2020
    • Established 2019
    • Hard Landscaping in Manchester
    • ID checked

    We are a family run business that are hear to help u make your home how u want it. We also have public liability insurance for peace of mind as well. We specialise in fencing and gates and decking and all aspects of landscaping including patios and d...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Bradley and team have done a good job and replaced my old fence with the new fence."

    Fencing & Gates - Wooden
    By Siddhant on 3rd Jul 2020
    • Joined Jun 2018
    • Established 2010
    • Hard Landscaping in Orpington
    • Public liability insurance

    If you're looking for a high quality Gardener with great reviews based near Chesterfield and the local areas, then look no further. Covering the following categories: - Brick / Block Paving - Fencing & Gates - Wire / Metal - Fencing &...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Fantastic work, will now use him on a regular basis!!!"

    Garden Clearance
    By Michael on 1st Jul 2020

    Andrew Spriggs reply: Thanks Michael much appreciated!

    • Joined Jul 2017
    • Hard Landscaping in Chesterfield
    • ID checked

    Hi my name Is Ricky of BRB services, also my buisness partner Ben , I was previously a mechanical fitter for 5 years as well as garden and house maintenance, I have been a handy man for 3-4 years now doing odd jobs as well as big projects with other...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Quick service. Job done in a couple of hours. Rubbish removed. Very pleased."

    Garden Clearance
    By Keith on 8th Jun 2020
    • Joined Jul 2019
    • Established 2017
    • Hard Landscaping in Warminster
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "On Sunday 9th February, I made an agreement with Lawrence Price at Price It Right to start work on Monday 10th February - Lawrence said this work would take two days and would be completed by end of Tuesday 11th Feb. The job was t..."

    Stone / Concrete Paving
    By Shirley on 16th Jun 2020
    • Joined Jan 2019
    • Established 2001
    • Hard Landscaping in Rochdale
    • ID checked

    SSR Roofing are a family run business with years of experience based in Glasgow. Providing numerous services along side Roofing such as: - Driveway Services - Gardener / Garden Designer - Plasterer / Renderer

    Most recent homeowner review

    "We are delighted with the works carried by SSR Roofing and would highly recommend them for any work. I definitely would use them again for any building work without any hesitation."

    External Rendering
    By Graham on 24th Jun 2019
    • Joined Dec 2017
    • Hard Landscaping in Glasgow
    • ID checked

    Hello and welcome to Gold Star Roofing and Building Services. With over ten years experience in the trade, we are sure to finish our jobs to a high standard. We specialise in all tarmacking and flagging as well as ground work. Me and my team also d...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Ashley and team have made a really good job extending the drive, quick clean work, good advice and easy to work with. Thank you boys really pleased."

    Tarmac
    By Elaine on 30th Jun 2020
    • Joined Jan 2017
    • Established 2017
    • Hard Landscaping in Colne
    • ID checked

    TL Property Maintenance is your local Gardener/Tree Surgeon providing high quality services for Widnes and the surrounding areas. The company has been active since 2014 with many fantastic reviews over the years.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very good job. Done as required and all rubbish removed"

    Garden Maintenance
    By Brenda on 30th May 2019

    TL Property Maintenance reply: Thanks Brenda appreciate it.

    • Joined Feb 2018
    • Established 2014
    • Hard Landscaping in Widnes
    • ID checked

    Hello, my name is Dawn. I have 20+ years experience in the garden trade in various roles from garden centre plant manager to garden design, including the landscaping and general garden maintenance. I have many satisfied customers who will provide ref...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Dawn arrived on time and my garden was transformed from a jungle to a lovely lawn, borders with flowers and a gravelled area. Dawn was friendly and professional. "

    Garden Maintenance
    By Allison on 5th May 2017
    • Joined Mar 2016
    • Hard Landscaping in Alfreton
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "He came, did the work. No mess. Very Corona virus aware. Cleaned everything after completing the work."

    Guttering and Rainwater Pipe
    By Lena on 8th Apr 2020
    • Joined Nov 2015
    • Established 2014
    • Hard Landscaping in Glasgow
    • ID checked

    We are a small family run business with over 15 years experience in all aspects of garden services from simple garden maintenance to full garden design and ladscaping. We have fully qualified carpenter working with us and a tree surgeon. So when it c...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very efficient service, got the job done in less time than I expected, friendly family run business, James listened to my wishes and got the job done as requested removed all, and left garden spotless"

    Tree Surgery / Consultancy
    By Karen on 11th Sep 2019
    • Joined Nov 2017
    • Established 2002
    • Hard Landscaping in Bedford
    • ID checked

    KLY Construct offer a wide range of services. We offer a very good quality of work and the jobs we complete include: - GARDEN LEVELING - TURFING - PLANTING - FENCING - TILING - PAINTING

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Andrei has kept me informed throughout the project. He and his co-worker worked on schedule and completed the job at the standard promised. I am happy with the service received."

    Hard Landscaping
    By Binta on 6th Nov 2018
    • Joined May 2017
    • Established 2014
    • Hard Landscaping in Uxbridge
    • ID checked

    All aspects of joinery work considered and undertaken. No job is too small. Mainly specialise in kitchens, laminate flooring, skirting boards, decking and fencing. Will also consider and complete most handyman jobs.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Mike M.c joinery was fantastic done the job in no time and worked in the pouring rain nothing too much trouble I’ve recommended him and will again as I said excellent good worker thank you Mike"

    Garden Shed
    By Barbara on 2nd Sep 2019
    • Joined Dec 2018
    • Established 2015
    • Hard Landscaping in Ellesmere port
    • ID checked
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