We are a Addison 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 Addison, we cover all areas in Addison and the surrounding areas.
Your Addison, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Addison.
A new driveway from STM Addison driveways is one of the finest investments you can make, with a full range of contemporary and traditional driveways available.
Driveways are one of the most utilized locations of your house, often ignored until they stain or break. Provide the attention they are worthy of by making repairs quickly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well into the future, you can conserve loan in the long term.
Think about these 7 pointers to assist you take care of your driveway:
1. Prevent fractures
For driveways, avoidance means sealing concrete every year and sealing asphalt every few years to avoid water from permeating, freezing and cracking. Tree and shrub roots can cause fractures by pushing up from underneath. The solution is to eliminate trees near drives or have their roots trimmed away.
2. Fill cracks
If cracks or holes do appear, spot them immediately. Use a masonry chisel to eliminate loose products and brush out the debris before using a crack filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the whole driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level may likewise help reduce tripping mishaps when visitors visit your home.
3. Lessen water on the driveway.
Clear a 2 to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to offer a runoff area for snow and water to decrease its possibilities of penetrating the surface area. Also, make sure that downspouts empty into the yard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Do not salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surfaces, causing cracks. Both should be repaired. Rather of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to remove snow and use options like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or cat 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 considered reliable in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow carefully
Raise the blade of your snow rake enough to guarantee it doesn’t scrape and harm the driveway surface area. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for irregular surfaces to minimize its risk of catching on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or remove snow a couple of inches at a time while working your way earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly susceptible, cracking under excessive weight. So ensure that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during home improvement jobs.
7. Clean your driveway
Removing spots triggered by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar substances affects 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 take in fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older stains, try scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, biodegradable cleaners. Be sure to utilize a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.
Maximize your home with a clean, properly maintained driveway. It not just enhances curb appeal, however just lasts longer than drives that are ignored. A little upkeep now can bring huge returns later on. Learn more about how house insurance can assist you protect your 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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