We are a Kildavin 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 Kildavin, we cover all areas in Kildavin and the surrounding areas.
Your Kildavin, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Kildavin.
A new driveway from STM Kildavin driveways is one of the finest investments you can make, with a full range of contemporary and traditional driveways available.
Driveways are one of the most used areas of your house, typically neglected till they stain or split. Give them the attention they are worthy of by making repair work rapidly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well into the future, you can conserve money in the long term.
Consider these seven tips to help you take care of your driveway:
1. Avoid fractures
For driveways, prevention indicates sealing concrete annually and sealing asphalt every few years to avoid water from permeating, freezing and breaking. Tree and shrub roots can cause cracks by rising from underneath. The service is to remove trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill cracks
If fractures or holes do appear, spot them immediately. Utilize a masonry sculpt to remove loose materials and brush out the debris before applying a fracture filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the whole driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level might also help in reducing tripping mishaps when guests visit your house.
3. Reduce water on the driveway.
Clear a 2 to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to supply a runoff area for snow and water to decrease its opportunities of penetrating the surface. Also, guarantee that downspouts empty into the lawn rather than onto the driveway.
4. Do not salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surfaces, causing fractures. Both should be repaired. Rather of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to remove 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 with sugar beet juice, which reduces the melting point of ice and is considered effective in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.
5. Rake thoroughly
Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to ensure it does not scrape and harm the driveway surface. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for uneven surface areas to decrease its threat of catching on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or eliminate snow a few inches at a time while working your method earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly susceptible, cracking under excessive weight. So make certain that your car is parked far from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during house renovation projects.
7. Clean your driveway
Getting rid of spots caused by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar compounds affects more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can penetrate up to a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping cat litter to soak up fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing cleaning agent and warm water. For older discolorations, attempt scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, naturally degradable cleaners. Make sure to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface area.
Make the most of your house with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not just boosts curb appeal, but merely lasts longer than drives that are ignored. A little maintenance now can bring big returns later. Learn more about how home insurance can help you secure your financial 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.
Address: Unit 8, Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Co Meath Call: 0879565650 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org