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Common Asphalt Scams: How to avoid getting ripped off. (Part 1)

For every honest asphalt contractor in Pinellas County, there's a crook out there lurking in the grass just waiting to pounce on unsuspecting home owners. We've laid out some tips to help owners avoid getting ripped off and we hope you will learn from this and not have to learn the 'hard way'. Scam 1: Before and after compaction One of the most common scams we've seen is contractors quoting…

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Asphalt vs concrete paving

Concrete VS. Asphalt: What’s Best For My Needs?

Concrete and asphalt are the primary options when it comes to paving your sidewalk, driveway or parking lot for an affordable price. Driveways and sidewalks can also be done with pavers but the cost is generally greater when choosing paver options along with more expensive to maintain. Commercial Property Paving When it comes to commercial property paving, in most situations asphalt is going to be the recommended option as these…

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What Does Asphalt Driveway Paving Cost?

Many residential homeowners are swapping to asphalt for their new driveway as the cost to pave with asphalt is significantly less than the concrete alternative.  Both methods require a proper groundwork often involving demo and removal of the old material.  With this cost incurred either way, the cost of the new material is where home owners finding significant savings when opting for an asphalt driveway.  Historically, concrete driveways do last…

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How to find a good commercial asphalt company near you

How To Find The Best Commercial Asphalt Company Near You

Looking for a top-rated asphalt company in your area? Here's a list of what to look for to find a the best asphalt service company in your area along with a breakdown of where to look.   Where not to look Many business owners may think that searching AngiesList, HomeAdvisor and other similar directories are better sites to search than Google. However, did you know that companies pay hundreds of…

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Asphalt Sealcoating Project Before and After Anderson and Sons Asphalt Company of Pinellas County Fl

Is asphalt sealcoating necessary?

In the past few years more and more people started to add sealcoating to their asphalt with the idea of taking better care of it. As you can imagine, all investments have their pros and cons. Most people understand that aesthetics and long-term durability make sealcoating worth the money, while others would prefer to minimize the cost on their asphalt project and instead just re-pave sooner with a shorter lifespan,…

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Parking Lot after sealcoating

What is asphalt seal coating?

As we all know, asphalt is one of the strongest pavement material out there. It is widely used because of its sturdy property. This type of pavement mainly comprises of rocks and gravel which is combined by way of a binder material (mainly made of some crude oils). This binder is an important element to maintain and increase the lifetime of the asphalt pavements. But due to the extensive exposure…

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Asphalt Company working on a parking lot paving project in Pinellas County, Fl

How to Find a Good Asphalt Company in Your Local Area

You can easily browse the internet and find a number of asphalt companies in your area, but finding the right one can be daunting. Before booking any company for your commercial or residential paving project, here are a few things you need to know. Bidding for the right asphalt paving company: Initially, you should receive various quotes from multiple companies. This is when you should cross-check them. Do research to…

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Parking Lot Paving and Repair - Beautiful Pinellas Parking Lot

Parking Lot Paving and Repair: 6 Reasons to Keep Your Lot ‘Tip-Top’

Here’s a quick hit list of why it is extremely important to keep your parking lot both looking and functioning at 100% [caption id="attachment_1769" align="alignleft" width="300"] Liability is a huge reason why parking lot owners often keep their lots in tip top shape, year round.[/caption]1. Parking lot liability: Paving your parking lot could keep you out of court, here’s how: Although private lots do have a good amount of protection…

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Asphalt repair, Pinellas County Fl

How our asphalt repair process works

Cleaning the repair area is needed to properly apply tac coat which is the glue that bonds the new asphalt to the existing pavement. Failing to properly clean the area will often result in a failed repair job. This can cause the repair to crack, raise or sink while costing the client greatly as a second, more expensive repair will need to be done to the area. Once the concrete/asphalt…

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