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

    Your Island Bridge, professional driveways.

     

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

    A new driveway from STM Island Bridge 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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    Common Sense Tips for Maintaining Your Driveway

    Driveways are one of the most used areas of your home, typically ignored up until they stain or split. Provide the attention they are worthy of by making repairs rapidly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing look well into the future, you can conserve loan in the long term.
    Consider these seven pointers to help you look after your driveway:

    1. Prevent fractures

    For driveways, avoidance suggests sealing concrete each year and sealing asphalt every few years to prevent water from penetrating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can trigger fractures by pushing up from below. The service is to remove trees near drives or have their roots cut away.

    2. Fill cracks

    If fractures or holes do appear, patch them instantly. Use a masonry chisel to eliminate loose materials and brush out the particles prior to using a crack filler and patching substance. After the compound dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level might likewise help in reducing tripping mishaps when visitors visit your home.

    3. Minimize water on the driveway.

    Clear a 2 to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to offer a runoff area for snow and water to lower its possibilities of permeating the surface area. Likewise, guarantee that downspouts empty into the yard instead of onto the driveway.

    4. Don’t salt cement

    Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surfaces, triggering cracks. Both must be fixed. Rather of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to remove snow and use options like sand, coffee grounds, 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 decreases the melting point of ice and is considered efficient in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.

    5. Rake carefully

    Raise the blade of your snow rake enough to ensure it does not scrape and damage the driveway surface. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for irregular surface areas to reduce its threat of catching on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or eliminate snow a couple of inches at a time while working your way earthward.

    6. Protect the edges

    Think it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly susceptible, chipping under extreme weight. So make certain that your car is parked far from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during house improvement jobs.

    7. Clean your driveway

    Getting rid of stains triggered by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable compounds impacts more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can penetrate approximately a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Usage non-clumping cat litter to absorb fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing cleaning agent and warm water. For older spots, try scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, eco-friendly cleaners. Be sure to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.

    Make the most of your house with a clean, well-maintained driveway. It not only enhances curb appeal, however simply lasts longer than drives that are ignored. A little upkeep now can bring huge returns later. Discover more about how home insurance coverage can help you protect your investment.

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

    STM Driveways Island Bridge

    If you are looking for experienced driveways in Island Bridge that won’t lead you down the driveway or patio, contact the reliable team at STM Paving.
    8419 Madison Street
    Island Bridge, L EI33

    Dublin 8, Leinster (L)

    Email: info.Island Bridge@stmpaving.ie
    Telephone: 0879565650
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