How to lay a patio
Building a patio, or paved area, can be a great way to add a practical, low-maintenance space for relaxation and entertaining in your garden.
How to lay paving blocks, gravel & asphalt
An edging kerb can give an attractive, decorative finish to your path, patio or drive.
How to repair paving
Although concrete is very hard-wearing, you might sometimes find that you need to repair your paving, paths or steps.
How to fit a paving drainage system
Patios, paths and drives are built with a slight slope (or 'fall') that lets any surface water drain away.
How to plan a concrete path, patio or driveway
Concrete is made up of cement, aggregate (particles of stone) and sharp sand. When you mix these ingredients with water, they bind into a solid, hard material.
How to build a manhole cover
If there's a manhole (also known as a drain inspection chamber) in an area you're paving, you can disguise it by creating a recessed cover for it.
When it comes to laying a patio or paved area in the garden, you might have in mind a regular grid of square or rectangular slabs, all the same size and colour.
Paving buying guide
Looking for durable, long-lasting and attractive landscaping for your garden or driveway? Consider paving. Paving stones (also known as pavers) are fantastically versatile.
Outdoor tiles buying guide
Our outdoor tile range has been designed in a variety of styles and finishes, making it simple to find something to suit your space.