We are a Ballybough 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 Ballybough, we cover all areas in Ballybough and the surrounding areas.
Your Ballybough, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Ballybough.
A new driveway from STM Ballybough 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 used locations of your home, often overlooked up until they stain or split. Give them the attention they deserve by making repairs rapidly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive appearance well into the future, you can save cash in the long term.
Consider these seven pointers to help you care for your driveway:
1. Avoid fractures
For driveways, prevention means sealing concrete annually and sealing asphalt every couple of years to prevent water from permeating, freezing and cracking. Tree and shrub roots can cause fractures by pushing up from underneath. The service is to remove trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill fractures
If fractures or holes do appear, spot them right away. Utilize a masonry chisel to remove loose products and brush out the particles before using a crack filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the entire driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level might likewise help reduce tripping mishaps when visitors 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 area for snow and water to lower its possibilities of permeating the surface. Also, guarantee that downspouts empty into the backyard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surfaces, triggering fractures. Both need to be repaired. Instead of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to remove snow and utilize alternatives like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or cat litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, consider spraying the surface with sugar beet juice, which lowers the melting point of ice and is considered reliable 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 damage the driveway surface. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for irregular surface areas to minimize its threat of catching on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or eliminate snow a couple of inches at a time while working your method earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t designed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially susceptible, cracking under extreme weight. So make certain that your car is parked far from the edges and that construction vehicles never park there throughout home improvement projects.
7. Clean your driveway
Removing stains brought on by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar compounds impacts more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can penetrate 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 cleaning agent and warm water. For older discolorations, try scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, biodegradable cleaners. Make sure to utilize a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface area.
Take advantage of 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 big returns later. Find out 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