We are a Tullow 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 Tullow, we cover all areas in Tullow and the surrounding areas.
Your Tullow, professional driveways.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established driveways companies in the Tullow.
A new driveway from STM Tullow 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 areas of your house, frequently ignored until they stain or split. Provide the attention they are worthy of by making repair work rapidly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well into the future, you can conserve loan in the long term.
Consider these 7 suggestions to assist you take care of your driveway:
1. Avoid cracks
For driveways, prevention implies sealing concrete annually and sealing asphalt every few years to prevent water from permeating, freezing and cracking. Tree and shrub roots can cause cracks by pushing up from below. The service is to remove trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill fractures
If cracks or holes do appear, spot them right away. Utilize a masonry chisel to eliminate loose materials and brush out the debris prior to using a crack filler and patching compound. After the compound dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level might also help in reducing tripping mishaps when visitors visit your home.
3. Decrease water on the driveway.
Clear a 2 to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to supply a runoff area for snow and water to minimize its chances of penetrating the surface. Also, ensure that downspouts empty into the lawn instead of onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surfaces, causing fractures. Both need to be repaired. Rather of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to eliminate 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 area with sugar beet juice, which reduces the melting point of ice and is considered efficient in temperatures as low at -20 ° F.
5. Rake carefully
Raise the blade of your snow rake enough to ensure it does not scrape and harm the driveway surface area. If shoveling, use 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 eliminate snow a couple of inches at a time while working your method earthward.
6. Secure the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially vulnerable, breaking under excessive weight. So make certain that your car is parked away from the edges and that construction vehicles never park there during home renovation projects.
7. Clean your driveway
Removing discolorations caused by motor oil, radiator fluid and comparable substances affects more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can penetrate as much as a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use 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 consistently with grease-cutting, naturally degradable cleaners. Be sure to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface area.
Maximize your home with a clean, properly maintained driveway. It not only boosts curb appeal, however 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 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.
Address: Unit 8, Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Co Meath Call: 0879565650 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org