We are a Balgrifin family run business specialising in all aspects of natural stone pavers 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 Balgrifin, we cover all areas in Balgrifin and the surrounding areas.
Your Balgrifin, professional natural stone pavers.
We pride ourselves on being one the longest established natural stone pavers companies in the Balgrifin.
A new driveway from STM Balgrifin natural stone pavers is one of the finest investments you can make, with a full range of contemporary and traditional natural stone pavers available.
Driveways are one of the most used locations of your home, typically overlooked up until they stain or break. Give them the attention they are worthy of by making repairs quickly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and appealing appearance well into the future, you can save money in the long term.
Think about these 7 suggestions to help you look after your driveway:
1. Prevent fractures
For driveways, prevention means sealing concrete every year and sealing asphalt every couple of years to avoid water from permeating, freezing and cracking. Tree and shrub roots can cause cracks by rising from below. The option 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 immediately. Use a masonry chisel to eliminate loose products and brush out the debris before using a fracture filler and patching compound. After the compound dries, seal the whole driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level might also help reduce tripping accidents when guests visit your home.
3. Lessen water on the driveway.
Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to provide a runoff area for snow and water to minimize its chances of permeating the surface. Also, make sure that downspouts empty into the yard instead of onto the driveway.
4. Don’t salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can permeate surface areas, causing cracks. Both must be repaired. Instead of salting, use a snowblower or shovel to remove snow and utilize alternatives like sand, coffee premises, alfalfa meal or cat litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, think about spraying the surface 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 ensure it doesn’t scrape and harm the driveway surface area. If shoveling, use a plastic shovel for irregular surfaces to minimize 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. Secure the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t developed for heavy trucks. Edges are especially susceptible, chipping under excessive weight. So ensure that your car is parked far from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there during house remodeling projects.
7. Clean your driveway
Removing discolorations caused by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar substances impacts more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can permeate approximately a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping cat litter to soak up fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing cleaning agent and warm water. For older stains, try scrubbing the stain repeatedly with grease-cutting, biodegradable cleaners. Be sure to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can harm the driveway’s surface.
Take advantage of your house with a clean, well-maintained driveway. It not just improves curb appeal, but just lasts longer than drives that are overlooked. A little maintenance now can bring huge returns later. Find out more about how house insurance coverage can help 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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