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 utilized locations of your home, typically ignored until they stain or split. Provide the attention they deserve by making repairs quickly. Not only can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive appearance well into the future, you can save loan in the long term.
Consider these 7 tips to help you look after your driveway:
1. Prevent fractures
For driveways, avoidance indicates sealing concrete annually and sealing asphalt every few years to avoid water from penetrating, freezing and splitting. Tree and shrub roots can trigger cracks by rising from beneath. The option is to eliminate trees near drives or have their roots trimmed away.
2. Fill fractures
If cracks or holes do appear, patch them instantly. Use a masonry sculpt to get rid of loose products and brush out the particles prior to using a crack filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the whole driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level may likewise help in reducing tripping mishaps when guests visit your home.
3. Decrease water on the driveway.
Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to provide a runoff location for snow and water to lower its chances of permeating the surface area. Likewise, ensure that downspouts empty into the backyard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surfaces, causing cracks. Both need to be repaired. Rather of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to eliminate 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 reduces the melting point of ice and is thought about reliable in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.
5. Rake carefully
Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to ensure it doesn’t scrape and damage the driveway surface area. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for unequal surface areas to reduce its danger of capturing 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 way earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Think it or not, driveways aren’t designed for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly susceptible, cracking under excessive weight. So ensure that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there throughout house renovation tasks.
7. Clean your driveway
Eliminating spots brought on by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar compounds affects more than your drive’s appearance. 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 discolorations, try scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, naturally degradable cleaners. Make sure to utilize a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.
Take advantage of your home with a clean, properly maintained driveway. It not only boosts curb appeal, however just lasts longer than drives that are disregarded. A little maintenance now can bring big returns later. Learn more about how home 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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