Commercial Construction & Contracting Resources

6 Considerations Before Starting a Civil Construction Project

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on April 13, 2018

Civil construction projects require honest and upfront communication of your needs and how the contractor proposes to meet them. Both sides should come prepared to hammer out dirty details to achieve a squeaky clean project in the end.

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Topics: Parking Lot, Asphalt Paving, asphalt milling, contractors, demolition contractors, underground utilities, civil construction, regulations, rules, Ohio construction

Park Enterprise Construction Hosts Next Generation of Construction Professionals

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on March 19, 2018

So many of us remember that feeling of uncertainty as we prepared to leave school and enter the workforce. Before landing a first construction job, or one in nearly any other profession, it’s common to wonder:

  • Am I employable?
  • Have I learned enough entry-level skills to be valuable?
  • Am I prepared for this level of responsibility?
  • Will my job pay well and help support my family?
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Topics: Asphalt Paving, contractors, demolition contractors, construction equipment, GPS, site work, underground utilities, civil construction

8 Things Your Civil Construction Contractor Needs From You

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on March 8, 2018

A great civil construction contractor can build even greater things. One thing it can’t do, however, is work miracles or read minds. There’s a level of communication that must happen between you and your contractor to ensure a successful project.

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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 Park Enterprise Construction 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 Problems: Call OUPS to Avoid a Utility Oops!

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on February 23, 2018

Don’t just start digging. You could hit an underground utility line and cause a serious problem. No lie, something could literally blow up or at least interrupt utility service for yourself and neighbors.

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Topics: underground utilities, civil construction, regulations, rules, Ohio construction

Rules & Regulations Underground Utility Contractors in Ohio Must Follow

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on February 23, 2018

There’s an old adage: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Underground utilities affect not only your commercial property, but potentially an indefinite amount of properties around you, as well. These aren’t merely pipe problems. Entire communities can lose power, water, electricity, gas, and more if your construction contractors are not careful. Negligence can even cause injury or death. That’s why we have common-sense regulations and processes for due diligence.

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Topics: underground utilities, regulations, rules, Ohio construction

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

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction 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

Pipe Replacement or Lining: What’s the Best Option?

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on January 31, 2018

That’s a great question. Between pipe replacement and lining, the best choice depends on subjective circumstances facing your water and sewer lines.

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Topics: underground utilities

11 Ways to Detect an Underground Water Leak

Posted by Park Enterprise Construction on January 25, 2018

If you’re asking yourself whether you have an underground water leak, unfortunately, you may have one.

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Topics: site work, underground utilities