We are a Balgrifin 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 Balgrifin, we cover all areas in Balgrifin and the surrounding areas.
Your Balgrifin, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Balgrifin.
A new driveway from STM Balgrifin 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, typically overlooked till they stain or break. Give them the attention they are worthy of by making repair work quickly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well into the future, you can conserve cash in the long term.
Think about these seven ideas to assist you look after your driveway:
1. Avoid cracks
For driveways, prevention indicates sealing concrete each year and sealing asphalt every few years to avoid water from permeating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can trigger cracks by pushing up from underneath. The service is to remove trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill fractures
If cracks or holes do appear, patch them right away. Use a masonry sculpt to get rid of loose products and brush out the debris before using a crack filler and patching substance. After the compound dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level may also help in reducing tripping mishaps when guests visit your house.
3. Reduce 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 reduce its chances of permeating the surface area. Also, guarantee that downspouts empty into the yard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surface areas, causing fractures. Both need to be fixed. Rather of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to get rid of snow and utilize alternatives 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 considered effective in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Rake thoroughly
Raise the blade of your snow rake enough to guarantee it does not scrape and harm the driveway surface area. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for uneven surfaces to lower its risk of catching on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or get rid of snow a few inches at a time while working your way earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Think it or not, driveways aren’t designed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially vulnerable, breaking under excessive weight. So ensure that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during house remodeling tasks.
7. Clean your driveway
Eliminating discolorations caused by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable compounds affects more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can permeate approximately a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping kitty litter to absorb fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older discolorations, try scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, biodegradable cleaners. Make sure to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.
Make the most of your house with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not only boosts curb appeal, however just lasts longer than drives that are neglected. A little upkeep now can bring big returns later on. Learn more about how home insurance can help you safeguard 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.
Address: Unit 8, Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Co Meath Call: 0879565650 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org