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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 Marino, we cover all areas in Marino and the surrounding areas.
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We pride ourselves on being one the longest established natural stone pavers companies in the Marino.
A new driveway from STM Marino 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 house, often neglected until they stain or break. Provide the attention they should have by making repairs quickly. Not just can you extend your driveway’s life and attractive look well into the future, you can save money in the long term.
Think about these seven ideas to help you care for your driveway:
1. Avoid fractures
For driveways, prevention implies sealing concrete yearly and sealing asphalt every few years to prevent water from permeating, freezing and breaking. Tree and shrub roots can cause cracks by rising from beneath. The option is to remove trees near drives or have their roots cut away.
2. Fill cracks
If cracks or holes do appear, spot them right away. Use a masonry sculpt to remove loose materials and brush out the debris prior to applying a fracture filler and patching compound. After the substance dries, seal the entire driveway Ensuring your driveway is smooth and level may also help in reducing tripping accidents when guests visit your house.
3. Minimize water on the driveway.
Clear a 2 to three-inch strip around the edges of the driveway to provide a runoff location for snow and water to minimize its chances of penetrating the surface. Also, make sure that downspouts empty into the lawn instead of onto the driveway.
4. Do not salt cement
Cement salt and chemical de-icers can penetrate surface areas, causing fractures. Both must be fixed. Instead of salting, utilize a snowblower or shovel to eliminate snow and use alternatives like sand, coffee grounds, alfalfa meal or kitty litter to make surface areas less slippery. To melt ice, think about spraying the surface area with sugar beet juice, which reduces the melting point of ice and is thought about effective in temperature levels as low at -20 ° F.
5. Plow carefully
Raise the blade of your snow plow enough to guarantee it does not scrape and harm the driveway surface. If shoveling, utilize a plastic shovel for unequal surfaces to reduce its danger 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 method earthward.
6. Safeguard the edges
Believe it or not, driveways aren’t created for heavy trucks. Edges are particularly vulnerable, chipping under extreme weight. So ensure that your car is parked far from the edges and that construction vehicles never park there throughout house improvement tasks.
7. Clean your driveway
Removing discolorations caused by motor oil, radiator fluid and similar compounds affects more than your drive’s look. Motor fluids can penetrate as much as a quarter inch in concrete and can soften asphalt. Use non-clumping cat litter to absorb fresh oil, followed by grease-cutting dishwashing cleaning agent and warm water. For older discolorations, attempt scrubbing the stain consistently with grease-cutting, naturally degradable cleaners. Make certain to use a regular scrub brush. A wire brush can damage the driveway’s surface area.
Take advantage of your house with a clean, properly maintained 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. Learn more about how home insurance can help you secure 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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