Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

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

What is a Civil Construction Company? And Do I Need One?

Posted by Eric Park on February 15, 2018

Great question. We love great questions around here! What better way to learn and effectively communicate your needs?

A civil construction company develops and manages the construction of projects like:

  • Roads, highways, and other driving surfaces
  • Underground utility infrastructure
  • Bridges
  • Tunnels
  • Site development
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Topics: Asphalt Paving, contractors, site work, underground utilities, civil construction

Construction Site Preparation: 9 Things to Know Before Breaking Ground

Posted by Tim Klingel on January 24, 2018

General contractors would love to have a crystal ball. We would love to know before walking on your site that crews will hit a massive underground rock formation or an old, rusted oil pipeline. We would love to know ahead of time if municipalities and environmental groups will look favorably upon your project.

Regrettably, we’re not psychics. But due diligence and effective communication between you and your general contractor go a long way toward construction site preparation.

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Topics: Insider, contractors, site work

Site Work Construction: Why Experience Matters

Posted by Tim Klingel on January 10, 2018

Experience speaks volumes in construction, as with any profession. Site work construction is a detail-oriented process with many possible variables and outcomes for which only years on the job can prepare you.

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Topics: contractors, site work

Choosing Your Construction Company: Why Do You Need GPS Construction?

Posted by Tim Klingel on January 5, 2018

Construction is driven and controlled by workers on the ground. So why would a construction company use GPS to guide operations and equipment? And why should you look for a company who does this?

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Topics: contractors, construction equipment, GPS, site work

Countdown to D-Day: 9 Questions to Ask Your Demolition Contractors

Posted by Eric Park on November 29, 2017

Demolishing a building or piece of infrastructure is a commitment. As the property owner, you probably have concerns about unforeseen circumstances that could result in litigation, personal injury, or worse. 

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Topics: demolition, contractors, demolition contractors