We are a Ballymun 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 Ballymun, we cover all areas in Ballymun and the surrounding areas.
Your Ballymun, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Ballymun.
A new driveway from STM Ballymun 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, frequently overlooked till they stain or crack. Give them the attention they deserve by making repairs rapidly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well into the future, you can save cash in the long term.
Think about these seven pointers to assist you take care of your driveway:
1. Prevent fractures
For driveways, prevention means sealing concrete every year and sealing asphalt every couple of years to prevent water from penetrating, freezing and breaking. Tree and shrub roots can cause cracks by pushing up from beneath. The service is to get rid of trees near drives or have their roots trimmed away.
2. Fill cracks
If cracks or holes do appear, patch them instantly. Utilize a masonry sculpt to get rid of loose products and brush out the particles before using a fracture filler and patching compound. After the substance dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level might likewise help in reducing tripping accidents when guests visit your house.
3. Reduce water on the driveway.
Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to offer a runoff location for snow and water to reduce its chances of penetrating the surface. Likewise, ensure that downspouts empty into the yard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surface areas, causing cracks. Both must be fixed. Instead of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to eliminate snow and use alternatives like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or kitty litter to make surface areas less slippery. To melt ice, consider spraying the surface area with sugar beet juice, which lowers the melting point of ice and is considered effective in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow carefully
Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to guarantee it does not scrape and harm the driveway surface area. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for irregular surface areas to minimize its danger 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 way earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially susceptible, cracking under excessive weight. So ensure that your car is parked far from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during house renovation projects.
7. Clean your driveway
Getting rid of stains brought on by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable compounds impacts more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can penetrate up to a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping kitty litter to take in fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older stains, attempt scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, naturally degradable cleaners. Make certain to utilize a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface area.
Make the most of your house with a clean, properly maintained driveway. It not only enhances curb appeal, but just lasts longer than drives that are disregarded. A little upkeep now can bring big returns later on. Find out more about how home insurance can help you secure 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.
Address: Unit 8, Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Co Meath Call: 0879565650 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org