We are a Cashel 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 Cashel, we cover all areas in Cashel and the surrounding areas.
Your Cashel, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Cashel.
A new driveway from STM Cashel driveways is one of the finest investments you can make, with a full range of contemporary and traditional driveways available.
Driveways are among the most utilized areas of your house, frequently overlooked till they stain or split. Give them the attention they are worthy of by making repair work quickly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing appearance well into the future, you can save cash in the long term.
Consider these seven ideas to assist you care for your driveway:
1. Avoid cracks
For driveways, prevention indicates sealing concrete annually and sealing asphalt every few years to prevent water from permeating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can cause fractures by pushing up from below. The service is to get rid of trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill fractures
If cracks or holes do appear, patch them instantly. Utilize a masonry chisel to eliminate loose materials and brush out the debris prior to applying a crack filler and patching compound. After the compound dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level might also help reduce tripping mishaps when visitors visit your house.
3. Lessen 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 decrease its possibilities of permeating the surface. Likewise, guarantee that downspouts empty into the lawn instead of onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surfaces, causing fractures. Both need to be repaired. Instead of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to get rid of snow and use alternatives like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or kitty 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 considered reliable in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow carefully
Raise the blade of your snow rake 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 risk 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. Safeguard the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly vulnerable, chipping under excessive weight. So make sure that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during 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 appearance. Motor fluids can penetrate as much as a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping kitty litter to soak up 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 sure to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.
Make the most of your home with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not just enhances curb appeal, but just lasts longer than drives that are overlooked. A little maintenance now can bring big returns later. Learn more about how home insurance can assist 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