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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:

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    cobblestone pavers near Phibsboro
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    Common Sense Tips for Maintaining Your Driveway

    Driveways are one of the most utilized areas of your home, often overlooked till they stain or break. Provide the attention they should have by making repair work quickly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well into the future, you can conserve loan in the long term.
    Consider these 7 tips to assist you look after your driveway:

    1. Avoid cracks

    For driveways, prevention means sealing concrete yearly and sealing asphalt every few years to avoid water from penetrating, freezing and breaking. Tree and shrub roots can trigger fractures by pushing up from underneath. The service is to remove trees near drives or have their roots trimmed away.

    2. Fill fractures

    If cracks or holes do appear, spot them instantly. Use a masonry chisel to remove loose products and brush out the debris before using a crack filler and patching compound. After the compound dries, seal the whole driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level might likewise help reduce tripping accidents when visitors visit your home.

    3. Decrease 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 area. Also, guarantee that downspouts empty into the backyard rather than onto the driveway.

    4. Don’t salt cement

    Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surface areas, triggering fractures. Both must be repaired. Instead of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to eliminate snow and use options like sand, coffee premises, alfalfa meal or cat litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, consider spraying the surface area with sugar beet juice, which decreases the melting point of ice and is considered effective in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.

    5. Rake carefully

    Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to ensure it does not scrape and harm the driveway surface area. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for uneven 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 few inches at a time while working your method earthward.

    6. Safeguard the edges

    Think it or not, driveways aren’t designed for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly susceptible, cracking under excessive weight. So ensure that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during house improvement jobs.

    7. Clean your driveway

    Removing spots triggered by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable compounds impacts more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can penetrate up to a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Usage non-clumping cat litter to absorb fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older discolorations, attempt scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, biodegradable cleaners. Make certain to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface area.

    Maximize your home with a clean, properly maintained driveway. It not just boosts curb appeal, however simply lasts longer than drives that are overlooked. A little upkeep now can bring big returns later on. Learn more about how home insurance coverage can assist you protect your 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.
    4843 Valley View Road
    Dorset Street, L EI33

    Dublin 1, Leinster (L)

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