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  • We are a North Strand 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 North Strand, we cover all areas in North Strand and the surrounding areas.

    Your North Strand, professional driveways.

     

    We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the North Strand.

    A new driveway from STM North Strand driveways is one of the finest investments you can make, with a full range of contemporary and traditional driveways available.

     

    Nearby areas wecover:

    natural stone pavers near North Strand
    garden paving near D3
    flagstone pavers near Ballybough
    cobblelock driveways near Mountjoy Square
    block paving near Amiens Street
    flagstone pavers near Dublin 1
    indian sandstone paving near East Point
    indian sandstone paving near Cloniffe
    indian sandstone paving near Talbot Street
    indian sandstone paving near Dorset Street

    Common Sense Tips for Maintaining Your Driveway

    Driveways are among the most utilized locations of your house, frequently overlooked until they stain or split. Give them the attention they should have by making repairs quickly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing appearance well into the future, you can save cash in the long term.
    Think about these 7 ideas to help you look after your driveway:

    1. Prevent cracks

    For driveways, prevention indicates sealing concrete every year and sealing asphalt every couple of years to prevent water from penetrating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can cause fractures by pushing up from beneath. The solution is to remove trees near drives or have their roots cut away.

    2. Fill cracks

    If cracks or holes do appear, patch them immediately. Utilize a masonry chisel to remove loose materials and brush out the debris before using a fracture filler and patching substance. After the compound dries, seal the whole driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level may also help reduce tripping accidents when guests visit your home.

    3. Minimize 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 minimize its opportunities of permeating the surface area. Also, ensure that downspouts empty into the lawn rather than onto the driveway.

    4. Don’t salt cement

    Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surface areas, triggering fractures. Both must be repaired. Instead of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to remove 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 with sugar beet juice, which decreases the melting point of ice and is considered effective in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.

    5. Plow thoroughly

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

    6. Safeguard the edges

    Believe it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially vulnerable, cracking 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 improvement jobs.

    7. Clean your driveway

    Removing spots triggered by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable substances affects more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can permeate as much as a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Usage non-clumping kitty litter to take in fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older spots, attempt scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, eco-friendly 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 only boosts curb appeal, however simply lasts longer than drives that are ignored. A little upkeep now can bring big returns later. Learn more about how home insurance can help you safeguard your investment.

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

    STM Driveways North Strand

    If you are looking for experienced driveways in North Strand that won’t lead you down the driveway or patio, contact the reliable team at STM Paving.
    2627 Orange Street
    North Strand, L EI33

    Dublin 3, Leinster (L)

    Email: info.North Strand@stmpaving.ie
    Telephone: 0879565650
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