Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

Lifting and Rigging Safety: General Guidelines

Posted by Eric Park on October 8, 2018

 

When you're seeking bids for work that involves lifting and rigging, you need to trust that the work crew you hire has sufficient training to get the work done safely -- without any incident.

Learn what the contractors need to know about rigging and hoisting so you can do your due diligence when hiring.

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

The Ultimate Guide to Trench Backfill Material (+ Infographic)

Posted by Tim Klingel on October 1, 2018

Whether you're embarking on your first or 100th project, you still might be wondering what exactly trench backfill is, does, and how it affects your overall project budget.

The best way to understand the backfill needed on your project is to talk openly with your contractor. Proper backfill processes require knowledge of the specifications and the soil conditions to ensure optimal performance.

We put together this guide of general considerations to keep in mind and help you better understand backfill.

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Topics: Ohio construction, civil construction, site work, construction stone, crushed stone

Commercial Asphalt Lot Installation: 5 Steps From Start to Finish

Posted by Tom Owings on September 20, 2018


Whether you're a business owner, property manager, or civil engineer you'll likely have to replace an asphalt surface at some point; whether that surface is a road, parking lot, or recreational site.

Asphalt resurfacing produces a final product that will last a while -- sometimes upwards of 20 years. It’s important to choose a contractor who you trust to do a good job, since this asphalt will represent your property for a long time.

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Topics: Asphalt Paving, asphalt milling, site work, Ohio construction

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

Guide to Commercial Site Work Costs

Posted by Tim Klingel on August 20, 2018

 

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

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

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

Civil Construction Costs: How to Budget Before You Begin

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on June 12, 2018

We’re ready to bring your project to life -- but are you ready for us?

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

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

Project of the Month: CenMac Metalworks

Posted by Eric Park on April 26, 2018

Here’s to helping friends in this great community we call home. Park Enterprise Construction Co., Inc. is pleased to be tackling some ongoing work at CenMac Metalworks that aims to create dozens of new jobs right here in Marion, OH.

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Topics: Ohio construction, project of the month, civil construction, underground utilities, site work, contractors