We are a Ballymun family run business specialising in all aspects of driveways construction.
With over 20 years experience, we have earned a big reputation for our service and quality. We only use top quality materials and our team is of a very high standard.
Whatever your requirement, a stunning new driveway, a beautiful new patio or garden seating area, we are able of offer a wide variety of colours, styles and patterns to ensure a unique finish that will not only look great, but will withstand the elements for years to come.
Based in Ballymun, we cover all areas in Ballymun and the surrounding areas.
Your Ballymun, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Ballymun.
A new driveway from STM Ballymun driveways is one of the finest investments you can make, with a full range of contemporary and traditional driveways available.
Driveways are among the most used areas of your home, often neglected up until they stain or break. Give them the attention they deserve by making repairs quickly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing look well into the future, you can conserve cash in the long term.
Think about these 7 tips to assist you care for your driveway:
1. Avoid fractures
For driveways, avoidance means sealing concrete yearly and sealing asphalt every few years to avoid water from penetrating, freezing and breaking. Tree and shrub roots can cause fractures by pushing up from beneath. The solution is to get rid of trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill cracks
If cracks or holes do appear, spot them instantly. Use a masonry chisel to remove loose products and brush out the debris prior to using a fracture filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the entire driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level might also help in reducing tripping mishaps when visitors visit your home.
3. Decrease water on the driveway.
Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to provide a runoff area for snow and water to decrease its possibilities of penetrating the surface. Also, ensure that downspouts empty into the yard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Do not salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surfaces, causing cracks. Both should be repaired. Rather of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to remove snow and utilize options like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or kitty litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, consider spraying the surface area with sugar beet juice, which reduces the melting point of ice and is thought about efficient in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow carefully
Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to guarantee it does not scrape and harm the driveway surface area. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for uneven surfaces to reduce its risk of catching on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or remove snow a few inches at a time while working your way earthward.
6. Secure the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially susceptible, breaking under extreme weight. So make certain that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there throughout house remodeling tasks.
7. Clean your driveway
Getting rid of stains caused by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable substances affects more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can penetrate approximately a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping cat litter to absorb fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing cleaning agent and warm water. For older discolorations, try scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, eco-friendly cleaners. Make sure to utilize a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.
Maximize your house with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not just enhances curb appeal, however just lasts longer than drives that are overlooked. A little maintenance now can bring huge returns later. Discover more about how home insurance can help you protect your financial investment.
We specialise in all form of paving and paved surfaces , from Driveways to beautiful backyard entertainment areas. Materials from brick to natural stone and all pavers in between we have mastered them all. Our unique experience in design and construction puts us far ahead of our competitors from all points of view. If you need outstanding top quality and attention to detail at a competive price , contact us now for a free quote.
Address: Unit 8, Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Co Meath Call: 0879565650 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org