We are a Sutton 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 Sutton, we cover all areas in Sutton and the surrounding areas.
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We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Sutton.
A new driveway from STM Sutton 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 locations of your home, often neglected till they stain or split. Give them the attention they are worthy of by making repairs quickly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing appearance well into the future, you can save cash in the long term.
Think about these seven suggestions to assist you look after your driveway:
1. Prevent cracks
For driveways, prevention means sealing concrete each year and sealing asphalt every few years to avoid water from permeating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can cause fractures by pushing up from underneath. The option 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 right away. Utilize a masonry sculpt to remove loose products and brush out the particles prior to applying a crack filler and patching compound. After the compound dries, seal the entire driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level might likewise help reduce tripping accidents when guests visit your house.
3. Decrease water on the driveway.
Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to supply a runoff location for snow and water to minimize its possibilities of penetrating the surface. Likewise, guarantee that downspouts empty into the lawn instead of onto the driveway.
4. Do not salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surfaces, triggering fractures. Both need to be repaired. Rather of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to eliminate snow and utilize alternatives like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or kitty litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, think about spraying the surface with sugar beet juice, which reduces the melting point of ice and is considered efficient in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Rake thoroughly
Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to ensure it doesn’t scrape and harm the driveway surface. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for irregular surfaces to decrease its threat of capturing on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or get rid of snow a couple of inches at a time while working your method earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly vulnerable, breaking under extreme weight. So make certain that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during home renovation projects.
7. Clean your driveway
Removing discolorations caused by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable substances impacts more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can permeate approximately a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping cat litter to soak up fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older spots, try scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, naturally degradable cleaners. Be sure to utilize a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface area.
Make the most of your home with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not just improves curb appeal, but simply lasts longer than drives that are ignored. A little maintenance now can bring huge returns later on. Find out more about how house 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.
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