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  • Driveways D1

  • We are a D1 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 D1, we cover all areas in D1 and the surrounding areas.

    Your D1, professional driveways.

     

    We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the D1.

    A new driveway from STM D1 driveways is one of the finest investments you can make, with a full range of contemporary and traditional driveways available.

     

    Nearby areas wecover:

    granite paving near D1
    block paving near Abbey Street
    indian sandstone paving near O'Connell Street
    natural stone pavers near Henry Street
    indian sandstone paving near Talbot Street
    garden paving near D2
    garden paving near College Green
    natural stone pavers near Capel Street
    cobblelock driveways near Nassau Street
    patio paving near Dublin 1

    Common Sense Tips for Maintaining Your Driveway

    Driveways are among the most utilized areas of your house, typically ignored till they stain or split. Give them the attention they deserve by making repairs rapidly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing look well into the future, you can conserve money in the long term.
    Think about these seven ideas to help you look after your driveway:

    1. Prevent cracks

    For driveways, prevention implies sealing concrete every year and sealing asphalt every few years to avoid water from permeating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can trigger fractures by rising from beneath. The option is to get rid of 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 chisel to get rid of 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 may also help in reducing tripping mishaps when guests 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 location for snow and water to decrease its chances of permeating the surface area. Also, make sure that downspouts empty into the yard rather than onto the driveway.

    4. Don’t salt cement

    Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surfaces, triggering cracks. Both should be fixed. Rather 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 lowers the melting point of ice and is thought about effective in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.

    5. Rake thoroughly

    Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to guarantee it does not scrape and harm the driveway surface. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for uneven surface areas to lower its threat of catching 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. Safeguard the edges

    Think it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly susceptible, chipping under excessive weight. So ensure that your car is parked far 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 substances impacts more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can penetrate approximately a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping kitty litter to take in 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 routine scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.

    Maximize your home with a clean, properly maintained driveway. It not only enhances curb appeal, but simply lasts longer than drives that are overlooked. A little maintenance now can bring huge returns later. Learn more about how home insurance can assist you secure your financial investment.

    Useful Links: Garden & Landscape Designers Association, The National Gardening AssociationRoyal Horticultural Society of Ireland.

    STM Driveways D1

    If you are looking for experienced driveways in D1 that won’t lead you down the driveway or patio, contact the reliable team at STM Paving.
    2871 School Street
    D1, L EI33

    Dublin, Leinster (L)

    Email: info.D1@stmpaving.ie
    Telephone: 0879565650