We are a Finglas 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 Finglas, we cover all areas in Finglas and the surrounding areas.
Your Finglas, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Finglas.
A new driveway from STM Finglas 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 used locations of your home, typically overlooked up until they stain or break. Give them the attention they should have by making repair work rapidly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing look well into the future, you can save loan in the long term.
Think about these 7 tips to assist you care for your driveway:
1. Prevent fractures
For driveways, prevention means sealing concrete each year and sealing asphalt every couple of years to avoid water from permeating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can trigger cracks by rising from below. The option is to get rid of trees near drives or have their roots trimmed away.
2. Fill cracks
If cracks or holes do appear, spot them instantly. Use a masonry chisel to get rid of loose materials and brush out the debris before using a crack filler and patching compound. After the compound dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level may likewise help in reducing tripping accidents when visitors visit your home.
3. Minimize water on the driveway.
Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to provide a runoff location for snow and water to decrease its possibilities of permeating the surface area. Also, ensure that downspouts empty into the backyard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surfaces, causing cracks. Both should be repaired. Instead of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to eliminate snow and use options like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or kitty litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, think about spraying the surface area with sugar beet juice, which lowers the melting point of ice and is considered efficient in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.
5. Rake thoroughly
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 unequal surfaces to reduce its threat of capturing 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 method earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Think it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are especially vulnerable, chipping under extreme weight. So make certain that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during home remodeling jobs.
7. Clean your driveway
Getting rid of spots triggered by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar substances impacts more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can permeate as much as a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping cat litter to take in fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older discolorations, try scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, biodegradable cleaners. Be sure to utilize a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.
Maximize your home with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not only enhances curb appeal, however simply lasts longer than drives that are overlooked. A little upkeep now can bring big returns later. Find out more about how home insurance can assist you secure 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.
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