Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

Recycled Construction Materials Can Save You Money (& The Environment)

Posted by Eric Park on October 30, 2018

Not too long ago, sustainability and recycling was nothing more than a trend.

Today, however, you could argue that it's a necessity -- as more and more consumers are becoming aware of their environmental footprint, and changing their buying behavior to reflect this value.

The good news is that recycling has expanded well beyond household goods and packages today encompass a wide range of materials.

Asphalt and concrete are included in this mix, and recycling such isn't just good for the environment, but for your wallet as well.

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Topics: Ohio construction, site work, construction aggregate, Asphalt Paving

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

13 Great General Contracting Companies & Suppliers in Central OH

Posted by Eric Park on May 3, 2018

Yes, we’re blessed with some of the best construction professionals in the business. But we at Park Enterprise Construction Co., Inc. wouldn’t be where we are today - after nearly 30 years in the business - without a little help from our friends.

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Topics: Ohio construction, civil construction, underground utilities, site work, construction stone, stone mix, construction aggregate, Asphalt Paving, contractors

Recycling Concrete Gives Old Material New Life (Asphalt Too!)

Posted by Eric Park on February 8, 2018

Editor's Note: This blog was originally posted on February 8th, 2018 and was updated on July 16th, 2018. 

When a building comes down or a concrete surface is torn up, what happens with the remnants? Well, one of two things:

  • It can sit and take up space in a landfill, or
  • It can be reused

Yeah, we like the second option, too.

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Topics: crushed stone, construction aggregate, demolition, demolition contractors, foundation stone

The Awesome Benefits of Recycling Asphalt and Concrete

Posted by Eric Park on December 12, 2017

Wait! Don’t dump that! There’s still life in that crushed up, old driving surface.

The day finally came for you to rip up your asphalt or concrete parking lot and start anew. While you’ll fondly remember your old lot and all the great times you had together, the friendship isn’t actually over. The material itself can be crushed, recycled, and given fresh life.

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Topics: crushed stone, Asphalt Paving, Parking Lot, construction aggregate, asphalt milling, foundation stone

Construction Aggregate: 4 Common Stone Grades and Their Best Uses

Posted by Eric Park on December 8, 2017

Whether you’re trying to lay a strong base or to stop erosion, construction aggregate is an essential tool.

Decay often begins deep down where you can’t see it. The right construction aggregate grade will help prevent erosion and provide a stronger base for your entire project. 

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Topics: construction aggregate, crushed stone, foundation stone, stone mix, construction stone