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Tim Klingel

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Fire Hydrant Maintenance

Posted by Tim Klingel on September 10, 2018

As a property manager or owner, you already know how imperative proper maintenance is. Yes, the likes of regular HVAC tune-ups, landscape management and floor cleaning is crucial, but these are hardly the only things that need to be cared for and maintained on your property.

One often overlooked – yet crucial – apparatus that you need to start giving thought to is one that could literally save your life: the fire hydrant.

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Topics: civil construction, Ohio construction

Water Pipe Installation: What to Ask Your Contractor

Posted by Tim Klingel on August 27, 2018
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Topics: underground utilities, civil construction, regulations, rules, Ohio construction

Guide to Commercial Site Work Costs

Posted by Tim Klingel on August 20, 2018

 

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

Well Water vs. City Water: What You Need for Your Commercial Property

Posted by Tim Klingel on August 8, 2018

As a business owner, there are two basic ways in which you can supply water to your commercial property. You can either opt for well water or city water supply systems.

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Topics: underground utilities

Your Guide To Marion Ohio Zoning, Engineering, & Building Permits

Posted by Tim Klingel on July 30, 2018

 

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Topics: civil construction, regulations, rules, Ohio construction

Think You Might Have a Cracked Sewer Pipe? Here’s What To Do

Posted by Tim Klingel on July 9, 2018

Here in central Ohio we are often called on to repair a cracked sewer pipe. Our freeze-thaw-freeze winter weather cycle can cause great underground upheavals, leading to stress fractures in the underlying pipes.

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Topics: site work, underground utilities, civil construction, Ohio construction

What’s the Best Underground Utility Digging Method? Open Cut vs. Directional Bore

Posted by Tim Klingel on April 26, 2018

Underground utilities don’t just magically appear underground. There are several different digging methods to place underground pipes, each ideal for a specific situation.

Generally, pipe installation either requires open cutting (or trenching) from the surface or directional boring (lateral tunneling). For good measure, we’re throwing in a third option, jack and bore, which can open larger spaces and long distances underground in special circumstances.

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Topics: underground utilities, civil construction, Ohio construction

8 Things Your Civil Construction Contractor Needs From You

Posted by Tim Klingel on March 8, 2018
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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving, demolition, contractors, demolition contractors, site work, underground utilities, civil construction, regulations, rules, Ohio construction

11 Signs a Sinkhole is Coming to Swallow Your Money

Posted by Tim Klingel on March 5, 2018

Yes, let’s put it that way. A sinkhole will swallow your money for sure. So let’s catch it before it gets here.

Water is a destructive force of nature. It also acts covertly like a Navy SEAL team. It’ll go undercover underground to erode and destroy before anyone even knows it’s a problem.

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Topics: Parking Lot, underground utilities, Ohio construction

Pipe Replacement or Pipe Lining? | Underground Utilities

Posted by Tim Klingel on January 31, 2018

The best solution depends on what's causing the issue in your water and sewer lines, and how bad the damage is. 

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Topics: underground utilities