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

    Your Dorset Street, professional driveways.

     

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

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

     

    Nearby areas wecover:

    cobblestone pavers near Dorset Street
    granite paving near Parnell Square
    patio paving near Mountjoy Square
    cobblelock driveways near Henry Street
    indian sandstone paving near O'Connell Street
    indian sandstone paving near Phibsboro
    garden paving near Dublin 7
    patio paving near Capel Street
    block paving near D1
    flagstone pavers near Abbey Street

    Common Sense Tips for Maintaining Your Driveway

    Driveways are one of the most utilized areas of your house, typically ignored till they stain or break. Provide the attention they should have by making repair work quickly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well into the future, you can conserve cash in the long term.
    Think about these 7 suggestions to assist you care for your driveway:

    1. Prevent cracks

    For driveways, prevention implies sealing concrete every year and sealing asphalt every few years to prevent water from penetrating, freezing and cracking. Tree and shrub roots can cause cracks by rising from beneath. The solution is to remove trees near drives or have their roots trimmed away.

    2. Fill cracks

    If fractures or holes do appear, patch them right away. Utilize a masonry sculpt to remove loose products and brush out the debris before using a crack filler and patching compound. After the substance dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level might also help reduce tripping accidents when guests visit your home.

    3. Reduce water on the driveway.

    Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to offer a runoff area for snow and water to reduce its opportunities of penetrating the surface. Also, guarantee that downspouts empty into the backyard rather than onto the driveway.

    4. Do not salt cement

    Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surfaces, causing cracks. Both should be repaired. Rather of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to get rid of snow and use options 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 lowers the melting point of ice and is thought about efficient in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.

    5. Plow carefully

    Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to ensure it doesn’t scrape and damage the driveway surface area. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for unequal surfaces to decrease its danger of capturing 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. Secure the edges

    Believe it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly susceptible, cracking under excessive weight. So make sure that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never park there throughout house renovation projects.

    7. Clean your driveway

    Getting rid of stains triggered by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar substances affects more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can permeate as much as a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Usage non-clumping kitty litter to soak up fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older discolorations, attempt scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, biodegradable cleaners. Make sure to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface.

    Make the most of your house with a clean, properly maintained driveway. It not only improves curb appeal, but just lasts longer than drives that are overlooked. A little maintenance now can bring big returns later. Discover more about how home insurance can help you safeguard your financial investment.

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

    STM Driveways Dorset Street

    If you are looking for experienced driveways in Dorset Street that won’t lead you down the driveway or patio, contact the reliable team at STM Paving.
    2146 North Avenue
    Dorset Street, L EI33

    Dublin 1, Leinster (L)

    Email: info.Dorset Street@stmpaving.ie
    Telephone: 0879565650