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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 D13, we cover all areas in D13 and the surrounding areas.
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We pride ourselves on being one the longest established natural stone pavers companies in the D13.
A new driveway from STM D13 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 utilized areas of your house, often ignored until they stain or break. Give them the attention they are worthy of by making repairs rapidly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive appearance well into the future, you can conserve loan in the long term.
Think about these seven ideas to help you take care of your driveway:
1. Avoid cracks
For driveways, prevention suggests sealing concrete annually and sealing asphalt every few years to prevent water from permeating, freezing and breaking. Tree and shrub roots can trigger fractures by pushing up from below. The option is to remove trees near drives or have their roots trimmed away.
2. Fill cracks
If cracks or holes do appear, spot them instantly. Use a masonry chisel to eliminate loose products and brush out the debris prior to using a fracture filler and patching substance. After the substance dries, seal the whole driveway Guaranteeing your driveway is smooth and level may likewise help reduce tripping mishaps when visitors visit your home.
3. Decrease water on the driveway.
Clear a two to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to supply a runoff location for snow and water to decrease its opportunities of penetrating the surface. Also, 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 surface areas, triggering fractures. Both need to be repaired. Instead of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to eliminate snow and use options like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or kitty litter to make surfaces less slippery. To melt ice, consider spraying the surface with sugar beet juice, which lowers the melting point of ice and is considered reliable in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow 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 unequal surfaces to reduce its risk of capturing on the driveway. Then, either push snow to the side and shovel that off or remove snow a couple of inches at a time while working your way earthward.
6. Protect the edges
Think it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are especially vulnerable, breaking under excessive weight. So make sure that your car is parked far from the edges and that construction vehicles never ever park there throughout home improvement projects.
7. Clean your driveway
Getting rid of spots caused by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar compounds affects more than your drive’s appearance. Motor fluids can permeate up to a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping cat litter to take in fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing cleaning agent and warm water. For older stains, attempt scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, eco-friendly cleaners. Make sure to utilize a routine scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface area.
Make the most of your home with a clean, well-kept driveway. It not just improves curb appeal, however just lasts longer than drives that are overlooked. A little maintenance now can bring big returns later. Find out more about how home insurance 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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