We are a Cappagh 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 Cappagh, we cover all areas in Cappagh and the surrounding areas.
Your Cappagh, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Cappagh.
A new driveway from STM Cappagh 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 home, often neglected until they stain or crack. Provide the attention they should have by making repairs rapidly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive appearance well into the future, you can conserve loan in the long term.
Think about these 7 suggestions to assist you take care of your driveway:
1. Avoid fractures
For driveways, avoidance means sealing concrete yearly and sealing asphalt every couple of years to avoid water from permeating, freezing and cracking. Tree and shrub roots can cause fractures by pushing up from underneath. The option is to eliminate trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill cracks
If cracks or holes do appear, spot them instantly. Use a masonry chisel to get rid of loose products and brush out the particles prior to using a fracture filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the entire driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level might also help reduce tripping mishaps 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 supply a runoff area for snow and water to reduce its chances of permeating the surface area. Likewise, ensure that downspouts empty into the backyard rather than onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surface areas, causing fractures. Both should be fixed. Rather of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to remove snow and use options like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or cat litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, think about spraying the surface with sugar beet juice, which reduces the melting point of ice and is thought about effective in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow carefully
Raise the blade of your snow rake enough to guarantee it does not scrape and harm the driveway surface. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for irregular surfaces to minimize its danger 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. Protect the edges
Think it or not, driveways aren’t designed for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly susceptible, cracking under extreme weight. So make sure that your car is parked far from the edges and that construction vehicles never park there during home renovation tasks.
7. Clean your driveway
Removing spots triggered by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar compounds impacts more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can penetrate as much as a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping cat litter to take in fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older spots, try scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, naturally degradable cleaners. Be sure to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.
Take advantage of your home 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 assist 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