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OSHA Trench Safety: Ask Your Contractor About Their Practices

Posted by Eric Park on September 10, 2018

 

When most people think of OSHA regulations, what comes to mind is usually obligations of the construction company to keep working conditions safe by following rules and guidelines.

However, the burden is not solely on the contractor -- it’s important to ask any contractor you have hired about their trench safety practices, and hold them accountable for following OSHA standards.

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Project of the Month: Fischer Development Company

Posted by Eric Park on August 29, 2018

We’ve spoken before about how one of our passions at Park Enterprise Constructions is creating safe and attractive neighborhoods for families to make into their forever homes.

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Topics: civil construction, Ohio construction, project of the month

Green Construction Methods

Posted by Eric Park on August 27, 2018

You’ve likely heard about how roads, homes, and buildings are being built to be smarter and greener.

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Topics: demolition contractors, construction aggregate, site work, regulations, rules, Ohio construction, Green construction

New Business Construction Costs: Asking the Right Questions

Posted by Eric Park on August 13, 2018

 

 As a business owner, it’s a great achievement to purchase a new commercial property for your business, but it’s also a huge investment.

The last thing you want after making that huge investment is to find out there are pricey, unexpected construction costs on the property that pop up frequently.

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Project of the Month: Pulte Homes

Posted by Eric Park on July 26, 2018

Helping create subdivisions for families to settle in Ohio is one of our passions.

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Topics: Ohio construction, project of the month

3 Steps to Take if You Suspect Asbestos on Your Ohio Property

Posted by Eric Park on July 23, 2018

Here in central Ohio, as in much of the country, there was a tremendous building boom back in the 1960s and 1970s to meet the demands of the burgeoning Baby Boomer generation. Back then in Ohio, asbestos was thought to be a reliable, cost-effective fire retardant, and heat insulator. It became part and parcel of many homes and buildings, as insulation or as part of other materials, such as:

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Topics: demolition

Subdivision Properties: 9 Unique Features To Impress Potential Buyers

Posted by Eric Park on July 23, 2018

Have you ever been in subdivision properties with a playground? How about a private lake?

These memorable, out-of-the-ordinary features help attract buyers and current customers.

Building a subdivision is no easy feat, and takes a lot of time and money. You want to make sure you see a return on your investment into the property, and there is no better way to do that than attract buyers to live on your lots.

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Topics: civil construction, Ohio construction

Neighborhood Construction: How Long Will It Take?

Posted by Eric Park on July 9, 2018

If you live in a growing or developing area, having a neighborhood construction project now and then is inescapable. A new neighbor may be setting up a house across the street, or adding a swimming pool in their backyard.

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Topics: construction equipment, site work, civil construction, regulations, Ohio construction

Project of the Month: Homewood Corporation Land Development

Posted by Eric Park on June 15, 2018

Making our community a beautiful and safe place to live is one of our primary goals. Working with the Homewood Corporation in the development of a brand new subdivision has been a great way to work toward our goals.

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Topics: Ohio construction, project of the month

Civil Construction Costs: What Do I Pay If the Job Isn’t Done on Time?

Posted by Eric Park on June 13, 2018

As a civil contractor, it is imperative to complete any retail, commercial, or public project on time as agreed in the contract between you and the owner. Failure to do so often results in severe repercussions – with a huge number of dollars involved in civil construction costs coverage.

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Topics: civil construction, Ohio construction