We are a Ballymurphy 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 Ballymurphy, we cover all areas in Ballymurphy and the surrounding areas.
Your Ballymurphy, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Ballymurphy.
A new driveway from STM Ballymurphy 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 overlooked up until they stain or split. Provide the attention they should have by making repairs rapidly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing look well into the future, you can conserve loan in the long term.
Consider these 7 suggestions to assist you take care of your driveway:
1. Prevent fractures
For driveways, prevention suggests sealing concrete annually and sealing asphalt every couple of years to avoid water from penetrating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can cause cracks by pushing up from beneath. The option is to remove trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill cracks
If cracks or holes do appear, patch them right away. Utilize a masonry sculpt to get rid of loose materials and brush out the particles prior to using a fracture filler and patching substance. After the compound dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level might likewise help in reducing tripping accidents when guests visit your home.
3. Decrease water on the driveway.
Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to offer a runoff area for snow and water to decrease its chances of penetrating the surface area. Likewise, ensure 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, triggering fractures. Both must be repaired. Instead of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to get rid of snow and use alternatives like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or cat litter to make surface areas less slippery. To melt ice, consider spraying the surface area with sugar beet juice, which decreases the melting point of ice and is considered efficient in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow carefully
Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to guarantee it doesn’t scrape and harm the driveway surface. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for uneven surface areas to reduce its danger of capturing 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. Secure the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially susceptible, breaking under extreme weight. So make sure that your car is parked far from the edges which construction vehicles never park there throughout house renovation jobs.
7. Clean your driveway
Eliminating discolorations brought on by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar substances affects more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can penetrate approximately a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Usage non-clumping cat litter to absorb fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing cleaning agent and warm water. For older spots, attempt scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, biodegradable cleaners. Be sure to utilize a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface area.
Maximize your home with a clean, properly maintained driveway. It not only improves curb appeal, however merely lasts longer than drives that are disregarded. A little maintenance now can bring huge returns later on. Learn more about how house insurance can assist 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