Tarmac driveway installation in Dublin

Getting a tarmac driveway installed in Dublin is only a phone call away with Phoenix Driveways and Patios. We offer a range of tarmac driveway installations options that include extending, replacing or installing new tarmac driveways. Experienced tarmac contractors in Dublin that have been operating in Dublin over 20 years and we are able to give tours of previous installations that were carried out by ourselves, going back 15 years or more.

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Choosing the right contractor to install your tarmac makes a huge difference on the longevity of your driveway and the actual finished quality of the installation. An experienced tarmac installer like Phoenix Driveways, can make a big difference. We will ensure a clean finish, with surface levels set to ensure no pooling of water. If water pools on your driveway, it will cause the tarmac to unravel over a period of time.

If you choose us, we can assure you by providing examples of work and through talking to previous clients, you are getting a skilled and long term business that will install your tarmac or asphalt on your driveway in a manufactured approved manner. The finished quality of our work has been recommended by many previous clients and tarmac suppliers as well.

We follow an approved tarmac installation routine when we install a driveway for installing a tarmac driveway:

The original driveway will be removed and any custom tailoring to the design of it and shape of it, including extending it, will be done during this procedure.

We will install a new base once we have removed the old driveway area. Normally the depth of the excavation once the driveway has been removed should be around 10 inches.

A new base of crushed permeable stone will be installed which we will machine roll with a 10 tonne roller to ensure its compacted solid. A 6 inch base is normally the recommend minimum to ensure no subsidence and adequate drainage.

Drainage for your driveway will be taken into consideration to ensure that if we cannot get the surface water clear, we will install drainage on your driveway.

Membrane sheeting will be installed at this stage to prevent weed growth.

Any extra features for your tarmac will be handled at this stage, for example, your border which can be standard concrete kerbing, granite set border or standard paving border.

The edging or border will need to be benched in concrete to ensure it does not move over time.

We will install a wearing course first, if its required at this stage.

The final tarmac finishing course will be installed on the driveway. On large open areas, we will use a barber green and on smaller areas, it will be hand laid.

The levels of your tarmac will be set to drain the surface water off of it, either off your property or to drainage that we will have installed.

The finished layer of tarmac will be a 3.5inch compressed finish which is considered more than adequate for any vehicular traffic.

The tarmac will be machine rolled and compacted using a heavy duty sit in roller to ensure a smooth, level and compacted finish.


If you would like to discuss our driveway services in Dublin, give us a call today. We offer free estimates and will always deal with every customer enquiry promptly, politely and in a friendly manner.

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