The Advantages of Choosing Asphalt Over Concrete for Florida Driveways
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The Advantages of Choosing Asphalt Over Concrete for Florida Driveways

Choosing the right material for your driveway is a bit like choosing the right sunscreen in Florida – it’s all about finding what can best handle the heat! Concrete might seem like a sturdy option, but when it comes to driveways in the Sunshine State, asphalt is the real MVP. It’s not just about the…

Should I repair or reseal my paved driveway in Seminole, FL?
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Should I repair or reseal my paved driveway in Seminole, FL?

Regular maintenance is a must if you have a paved driveway.  Cracks and chips on the surface of your pavement or asphalt are not only unsightly but will also be costly in the long run. The longer you neglect those small splits and hairline cracks, the more expensive it will be to have them fixed….

How Hot Florida Sun Effects Asphalt Pavement
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How Hot Florida Sun Effects Asphalt Pavement

What Makes Up Asphalt? As the most commonly used material for road systems, every driver has reaped the benefits of ease that asphalt provides. It allows cars, bikes, and other vehicles, to travel great distances without much difficulty. It is also able to withstand massive amounts of weight. However, the material itself and its composition…

Walkway and Sidewalk Paving with Asphalt in St. Petersburg, Fl
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Walkway and Sidewalk Paving with Asphalt in St. Petersburg, Fl

How does St. Petersburg play a role in Asphalt walkway paving Ultimately, St. Petersburg is much like any other city in Florida and adds a factor of extra heat and humidity. Anderson and Son’s Asphalt operates within Pinellas County and has paved both commercial and residential areas of St. Petersburg.   Choosing Asphalt over Concrete…

How Asphalt Potholes Form and the Repair Process
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How Asphalt Potholes Form and the Repair Process

Potholes can vary in size and shape and they are the result of the occurring expansion and contraction of ground water after it has entered the ground under the pavement. During colder seasons, ground water can freeze and expands. When this happens, it can take up a lot more space under the pavement and the…

Could Asphalt Parking Lots & Roads be White Instead of Black?
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Could Asphalt Parking Lots & Roads be White Instead of Black?

Wouldn’t white or even a lighter color be a better option for roads and parking lots, especially in Florida? Sure, lighter color pavement certainly has it’s advantages and if you’ve ever had to walk across a hot asphalt parking lot at the beach, bare-footed you’ve certain felt one of the biggest pitfalls in the everyday…

Recent Driveway Paving Project in Pinellas
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Recent Driveway Paving Project in Pinellas

This Pinellas County home was in dyer need of a new driveway. Given the hot Florida sun, and the durability of asphalt, the client called Anderson and Son’s Asphalt to get the job done right. Once the old driveway was demoed and removed we laid a proper sub base for the asphalt. This base helps…

Costs and Differences of Asphalt Parking Lot Resealing, Resurfacing and Repaving
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Costs and Differences of Asphalt Parking Lot Resealing, Resurfacing and Repaving

General Price Range Asphalt parking lot resurfacing generally costs around $1.60 per square foot. There are however a great deal of factors that come into play when resurfacing black tops/parking lots. It’s also important to understand the difference between ‘resurfacing’, ‘resealing’ and ‘repaving’ as these are very different from both a cost and final outcome standpoint….

How Long Before We Can Drive On Fresh Asphalt & Sealcoating?
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How Long Before We Can Drive On Fresh Asphalt & Sealcoating?

Disclaimer: Always check with your Asphalt contractor and adhere to their required wait times before driving or walking on your freshly paved surfaces. Asphalt (only) wait times: For Asphalt, assuming your not sealcoating it (which we advise against by the way): If you’ve recently had fresh asphalt laid on your parking lot, driveway or roadway,…

Parking Lot Stripping Across the Skyway
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Parking Lot Stripping Across the Skyway

Taking a short trip from our normal Largo, St. Pete / Pinellas service are we traversed the Skyway to help out with some much needed parking lot line stripping in the Sarasota based commercial property. Proper line stripping not only helps bring out the professionalism in your parking lot but also may help in minimizing…