"Your concrete base looks quite stunning!"
—Adam Kay

Concrete Bases

A concrete base is the most permanent and durable base not only for garages but also for garden buildings, and is the most popular option for higher value summer houses, garden offices and commercial workshops.

A paving slab base is usually a cheaper option for most garden buildings with a timber floor.

How We Build Our Concrete Bases

The concrete base area is dug out to allow hardcore to be put in and compacted to allow a solid base for the concrete to sit on. Then usually 150mm shuttering is made up around the perimeter of the concrete base using a laser to ensure the base is completely level.

Wet concrete is then poured in, tamped down to help eliminate any air pockets being trapped in the concrete and finally screened then floated to leave an excellent finish.

How We Build Our Concrete BasesShowing various stages (in sequence) from different jobs

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The Summer House

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The Concrete Base

This summer house concrete base was for a client in Craigentinny, who wanted to make more use out of the garden in the summer months.


“I recently called in Edinburgh Micro Diggers, to estimate constructing a concrete base for a garden room. I had previously attempted, unsuccessfully to try and dig this by hand. Access is fairly limited to the area.

Stewart and his team, carried out this work, carefully taking care of the surrounding trees and garden. The whole job was completed quickly, on time and neatly tided up on completion. I am very happy with the finished result. I highly recommend Edinburgh Micro Diggers, they are very nice to deal with, the job done to a very high standard, and I would most certainly use there service again.”

Richard A. Craigentinny

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