We are a Coolmine 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 Coolmine, we cover all areas in Coolmine and the surrounding areas.
Your Coolmine, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Coolmine.
A new driveway from STM Coolmine 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 crack. Provide the attention they are worthy of by making repair work quickly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive appearance well into the future, you can conserve loan in the long term.
Consider these 7 suggestions to help you take care of your driveway:
1. Prevent cracks
For driveways, prevention implies sealing concrete each year and sealing asphalt every couple of years to prevent water from permeating, freezing and cracking. Tree and shrub roots can cause 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 immediately. Utilize a masonry sculpt to remove loose products and brush out the debris before using a crack filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the whole driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level might also help in reducing tripping accidents when guests visit your house.
3. Minimize water on the driveway.
Clear a 2 to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to offer a runoff location for snow and water to lower its possibilities of permeating the surface. Likewise, make sure that downspouts empty into the backyard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Do not salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surfaces, triggering fractures. Both need to be fixed. Instead of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to remove 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 with sugar beet juice, which decreases the melting point of ice and is considered efficient in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow carefully
Raise the blade of your snow rake enough to guarantee it doesn’t scrape and damage the driveway surface. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for irregular surfaces to minimize its threat of catching on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or remove snow a couple of inches at a time while working your way earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly vulnerable, cracking under extreme weight. So ensure that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never park there throughout house renovation tasks.
7. Clean your driveway
Removing discolorations brought on by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar compounds affects more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can penetrate approximately 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 spots, try scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, biodegradable cleaners. Make sure to utilize a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface area.
Take advantage of your home with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not only enhances curb appeal, however just lasts longer than drives that are neglected. A little maintenance now can bring huge returns later on. Discover 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