We are a Sutton 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 Sutton, we cover all areas in Sutton and the surrounding areas.
Your Sutton, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Sutton.
A new driveway from STM Sutton 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 areas of your house, frequently overlooked until they stain or split. Provide the attention they are worthy of by making repair work quickly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well into the future, you can save money in the long term.
Think about these 7 pointers to help you care for your driveway:
1. Prevent fractures
For driveways, prevention implies sealing concrete every year and sealing asphalt every few years to avoid water from permeating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can trigger fractures by pushing up from underneath. The solution is to get rid of trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill cracks
If fractures or holes do appear, spot them right away. Utilize a masonry sculpt to get rid of loose products and brush out the particles before using a crack filler and patching compound. After the compound dries, seal the entire driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level may also help reduce tripping accidents when guests visit your house.
3. Decrease water on the driveway.
Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to supply a runoff area for snow and water to reduce its opportunities of permeating the surface area. Likewise, make sure that downspouts empty into the yard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Do not salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surface areas, causing cracks. Both should be repaired. Rather of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to get rid of snow and utilize options like sand, coffee grounds, 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 temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow thoroughly
Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to guarantee it doesn’t scrape and harm the driveway surface. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for irregular surface areas to reduce its risk of catching 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
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially vulnerable, cracking under excessive weight. So make certain that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there throughout home renovation projects.
7. Clean your driveway
Eliminating discolorations triggered by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable substances impacts more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can permeate approximately a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Usage non-clumping kitty litter to absorb fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing cleaning agent and warm water. For older spots, attempt 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 area.
Take advantage of your home with a clean, well-maintained 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 house insurance can assist you protect 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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