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 locations of your home, typically neglected up until they stain or crack. Give them the attention they are worthy of by making repairs quickly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing appearance well into the future, you can conserve money in the long term.
Consider these 7 suggestions to help you take care of your driveway:
1. Prevent fractures
For driveways, prevention indicates sealing concrete yearly and sealing asphalt every couple of years to prevent water from permeating, freezing and cracking. Tree and shrub roots can cause fractures by pushing up from underneath. The solution is to remove trees near drives or have their roots trimmed away.
2. Fill cracks
If cracks or holes do appear, spot them immediately. Use a masonry chisel to remove loose materials and brush out the debris prior to using a crack filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the entire driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level may also help in reducing tripping accidents when visitors 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 location for snow and water to minimize its possibilities of penetrating the surface area. Also, ensure that downspouts empty into the lawn rather than onto the driveway.
4. Do not salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surfaces, triggering fractures. Both need to be fixed. Rather of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to eliminate 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 with sugar beet juice, which reduces 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 rake enough to ensure it doesn’t scrape and damage the driveway surface area. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for uneven surfaces to reduce its danger 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 way earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Think it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are especially vulnerable, breaking under extreme weight. So ensure that your car is parked far from the edges which construction vehicles never park there throughout home remodeling tasks.
7. Clean your driveway
Eliminating stains brought on by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar substances affects more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can penetrate 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 cleaning agent and warm water. For older spots, try scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, naturally degradable cleaners. Be sure to utilize a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface area.
Maximize your house with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not only improves curb appeal, but just lasts longer than drives that are ignored. A little upkeep now can bring huge returns later. Learn more about how home insurance can assist you safeguard 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