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 locations of your house, typically overlooked up until they stain or break. Provide the attention they are worthy of by making repairs rapidly. 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 seven suggestions to assist you look after your driveway:
1. Prevent cracks
For driveways, avoidance indicates sealing concrete annually and sealing asphalt every couple of years to prevent water from penetrating, freezing and cracking. Tree and shrub roots can trigger fractures by rising from beneath. The service is to get rid of trees near drives or have their roots trimmed away.
2. Fill fractures
If cracks or holes do appear, spot them immediately. Utilize a masonry sculpt to get rid of loose materials and brush out the particles prior to using a fracture filler and patching compound. After the compound dries, seal the whole driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level may also help in reducing tripping mishaps when guests visit your home.
3. Minimize water on the driveway.
Clear a 2 to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to supply a runoff location for snow and water to reduce its opportunities of permeating the surface. Also, guarantee that downspouts empty into the lawn rather than onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surface areas, triggering cracks. Both need to be repaired. Instead of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to remove snow and use alternatives like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or cat litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, consider spraying the surface area with sugar beet juice, which decreases the melting point of ice and is thought about reliable in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Rake thoroughly
Raise the blade of your snow rake enough to guarantee it doesn’t scrape and damage the driveway surface area. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for unequal surfaces to lower its threat of capturing on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or remove snow a few inches at a time while working your way earthward.
6. Secure the edges
Think it or not, driveways aren’t designed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially vulnerable, breaking under extreme weight. So make certain that your car is parked far from the edges and that construction vehicles never park there throughout house remodeling tasks.
7. Clean your driveway
Removing spots brought on by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar compounds impacts more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can penetrate up to a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Usage non-clumping cat litter to soak up fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing detergent and warm water. For older discolorations, try scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, eco-friendly cleaners. Make certain to use a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface.
Make the most of your house with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not only enhances curb appeal, but simply lasts longer than drives that are overlooked. A little maintenance now can bring big returns later on. Learn more about how house insurance coverage can help you safeguard 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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