We are a Balcurris 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 Balcurris, we cover all areas in Balcurris and the surrounding areas.
Your Balcurris, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Balcurris.
A new driveway from STM Balcurris 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 areas of your house, often overlooked until they stain or crack. Provide the attention they are worthy of by making repair work rapidly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing appearance well into the future, you can save money in the long term.
Think about these seven ideas to help you care for your driveway:
1. Prevent cracks
For driveways, prevention suggests sealing concrete yearly and sealing asphalt every few years to prevent water from permeating, freezing and breaking. Tree and shrub roots can trigger cracks by rising from underneath. The solution is to remove trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill fractures
If fractures or holes do appear, patch them immediately. Use a masonry sculpt to remove loose materials and brush out the particles prior to applying a crack filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level may likewise help reduce tripping mishaps when guests visit your house.
3. Lessen water on the driveway.
Clear a 2 to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to provide a runoff location for snow and water to lower its possibilities of permeating the surface area. Also, guarantee that downspouts empty into the lawn rather than onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surface areas, triggering cracks. Both must be fixed. Rather of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to eliminate snow and use options like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or cat litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, think about spraying the surface with sugar beet juice, which lowers the melting point of ice and is considered effective in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow thoroughly
Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to ensure it doesn’t scrape and damage the driveway surface. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for unequal surface areas to minimize its risk of capturing 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 method earthward.
6. Secure the edges
Think it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are especially susceptible, breaking under excessive weight. So make sure that your car is parked away from the edges which construction vehicles never park there during house renovation projects.
7. Clean your driveway
Eliminating spots triggered by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable substances affects more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can penetrate up to a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping cat litter to absorb fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older stains, try scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, eco-friendly cleaners. Be sure to use a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.
Maximize your home with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not only enhances curb appeal, however merely lasts longer than drives that are disregarded. A little upkeep now can bring big returns later. Learn more about how home insurance can assist you secure 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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