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How Do I Prepare for an Excavation Contractor?

February 7, 2022

The first step in the process of developing a piece of land is preparing for an excavation. You might think this is a relatively simple process, but it’s more involved than it may first appear. In fact, you may want to invest in having a professional handle this work. Here are the basics of excavation site preparation. Basics of excavation This is the process of moving earth, rock and other materials by using tools, equipment or explosives. Excavation involves things like tunneling, trenching and earthwork. It’s primarily used for construction, though it has other applications in mining, exploration and environmental... View Article

Five Factors to Consider When Choosing a Commercial Excavating Contractor

October 19, 2020

Commercial construction projects include many elements that must come together to get the work done. Completing a major building project depends on multiple contractors coordinating with one another and sticking to an agreed-upon schedule. Many of these projects rely on the completion of excavation work. When looking through your options for commercial excavation contractors in Toledo, OH, you’ll want to consider the following factors. How to choose the right commercial excavating contractor Reliable excavation services play a crucial role in the progress of any commercial construction endeavor. When you have a variety of companies that provide excavation services in Toledo,... View Article

COVID-19 and Job Safety in Waste Management

July 31, 2020

Residential waste management remains an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toledo, OH. While trash collection and other waste disposal services are necessary, they must also be conducted safely so we do not put our workforce at risk and cause larger problems from a labor shortage. Klumm Bros. is committed to containing COVID-19 spread and keeping our customers and employees safe. Here are six precautions being taken now to reduce the risks of COVID-19: Adjust attendance policy: A primary concern is that workers will face reduced wages as COVID-19 affects work attendance. If there are penalties, exposed workers may... View Article

Do You Have a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan?

July 17, 2020

Every building demolition in Toledo, OH must have a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP). These plans outline measures for preventing water pollution and water erosion. Experienced construction preparation companies like Klumm Bros. are well-versed in not only preventing polluted stormwater, but also explaining how we do it so you do not get in trouble for presenting an incomplete SWPPP. If you are preparing to demolish a building or start another construction project, here are the requirements of an SWPPP: Site descriptions: The site description starts off with a name and address and continues into the activities performed there. There are... View Article

What Are the Different Types of Excavation?

May 13, 2020

Excavation and grading are required for many construction projects, particularly when breaking new ground. There are many different types of excavation available in Toledo, OH, depending on the desired end result. What is excavation? Excavation is designed to provide a clean slate for building projects, typically by removing dirt, rocks and debris from the ground, and may involve the use of explosives, heavy equipment and other tools. Depending on the type of excavation you choose, your project might require a mixture of methods. Your demolition contractor will be able to tell you what to expect and what the best method... View Article