Guides & Advice

Guide to Paving Laying Patterns Guide to Paving Laying Patterns
In this guide, we will discuss and explain with diagrams and images the different laying patterns that can be used for driveways, garden paths and patio paving. We will break this down into four main sections based on the format of the paving unit (paving slabs, block paving, cobblestones & setts, and borders & edging.
Landscaping & Paving Glossary (Pavasaurus) Landscaping & Paving Glossary (Pavasaurus)
Welcome to Pavasaurus! Our jargon-busting glossary to help explain the terminology and phrases used within the paving and landscaping world. This landscaping lexicon is illustrated as much as possible, as a picture is worth a thousand words.
The beginners guide to growing your own vegetables The beginners guide to growing your own vegetables
There are benefits to your health, well-being, bank account and the environment of growing your own food. This guide is an introduction that outlines the quickest and easiest veg to grow to reap a bounty from your garden, whether that be a few herbs to liven up your cooking, or a selection of nutrient rich fresh greens.
Guide To Indian Sandstone Colours Guide To Indian Sandstone Colours
This guide shows examples and descriptions of available colours of popular Indian sandstone paving slabs & landscaping materials such as walling, coping and edging.
How to Point a Patio with Paving Jointing Compound How to Point a Patio with Paving Jointing Compound
In this guide, we will show you how to point concrete and natural stone patio paving joints using an easy to use, brush-in two-part epoxy based jointing compound.
How to Grout Porcelain Patio Paving How to Grout Porcelain Patio Paving
In this guide, we will show you how to point porcelain paving joints with exterior grout. Pointing your porcelain paving joints with exterior grout will finish the look of your patio and provide the waterproof protection to the paving joints.
Patio Paving Calculators Patio Paving Calculators
Use this page to calculate coverage & materials for your patio project: square metre (m²) area, sub-base & laying course material quantities.
Patio Paving Buying Guide Patio Paving Buying Guide
When it comes to selecting the right patio paving for your garden, the material, size and colour of your paving slabs are all key features to think about from an early stage. This patio paving buying guide takes you through these considerations, but also lifts the lid on some less obvious criteria that could inform your purchase decision.
How to Lay Driveway Block Paving How to Lay Driveway Block Paving
This guide is suitable for “unbound” driveway block paving installations with either of the two most popular types of driveway concrete block paving - standard block paving and tumbled block paving.
Winter & Your Home Winter & Your Home
Winter is coming! We discuss some things you can do to prepare your home & garden for the onset of winter and poor weather. We outline ways you can mitigate the worst the winter weather has to offer.
How wide should the pointing on patio paving slab joints be? How wide should the pointing on patio paving slab joints be?
We explain what width of patio paving joint (pointing) works best with different types of patio paving slabs. We also touch on architectural styles and the aesthetics of different paving slabs and their pointing.
Why Use Slurry Primer? Why Use Slurry Primer?
This video guide and article explains what are slurry primers. We discuss why they should be used for all patio installations (and must be used for porcelain paving). We also talk you though how to mix and apply them to you paving prior to laying and the techniques involved.

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