We are a Ballynakill 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 Ballynakill, we cover all areas in Ballynakill and the surrounding areas.
Your Ballynakill, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Ballynakill.
A new driveway from STM Ballynakill 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 ignored until they stain or split. Give them the attention they deserve by making repair work quickly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing appearance well into the future, you can conserve money in the long term.
Think about these seven pointers to help you care for 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 breaking. Tree and shrub roots can trigger cracks by rising from beneath. The option is to get rid of trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill cracks
If fractures or holes do appear, patch them right away. Use a masonry sculpt to get rid of loose materials and brush out the debris prior to applying a fracture filler and patching compound. After the compound dries, seal the whole driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level may also help in reducing tripping accidents when visitors 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 area for snow and water to lower its possibilities of permeating the surface. Likewise, guarantee that downspouts empty into the yard rather than onto the driveway.
4. Do not salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surface areas, triggering fractures. Both should be fixed. Instead of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to remove snow and use alternatives like sand, coffee premises, alfalfa meal or cat litter to make surface areas less slippery. To melt ice, think about spraying the surface area with sugar beet juice, which decreases the melting point of ice and is thought about reliable in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow carefully
Raise the blade of your snow rake enough to ensure it does not scrape and damage the driveway surface area. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for irregular surface areas to decrease its risk of catching on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or eliminate snow a few inches at a time while working your way earthward.
6. Secure the edges
Think it or not, driveways aren’t designed for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly vulnerable, chipping under excessive weight. So make sure that your car is parked far from the edges which construction vehicles never park there during home renovation tasks.
7. Clean your driveway
Eliminating stains caused by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar substances impacts more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can permeate as much as 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 stains, attempt scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, naturally degradable cleaners. Make sure to use a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface area.
Make the most of your house with a clean, properly maintained driveway. It not only boosts curb appeal, but just lasts longer than drives that are ignored. A little upkeep now can bring big returns later on. Learn more about how home insurance can help you protect 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