Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

10 Commercial Space Demolition Myths Debunked

Posted by Eric Park on November 19, 2018

 

Unlike the movies, commercial space demolition isn't all flash and bang, with big explosions and catastrophic circumstances. Generally speaking, commercial space demolition is controlled and careful.

Even though it might be fun to picture demolition as it’s seen in old cartoons, that isn’t how the steps to demolition traditionally play out.

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Topics: Ohio construction, civil construction, site work, demolition, contractors

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

8 Things Your Civil Construction Contractor Needs From You

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

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

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