Benjamin Franklin once said, “If you fail to plan, then you are planning to fail.” It’s a sentiment that is definitely true in construction. Continue reading What Goes Into Pre-construction Planning?
Many engineering issues should be considered before you tackle a retaining wall.
Retaining walls seem like a simple concept in theory, but there are some engineering issues that need to be addressed with most retaining walls. Continue reading Not All Retaining Walls Are the Same
Most people likely don’t pay a great deal of attention to curbs, and they may not even realize that there are a number of different types of concrete curbing. For those of us in the concrete and asphalt industry like Tucker Paving is, we know there are several different types of concrete curbing, and each has its own purpose. Explore the different types of concrete curbing below. Continue reading Different Types of Concrete Curbing
Many landowners consider building storage units on their property. Generally, it’s a good investment, as storage units generate income and don’t require an excessive amount of maintenance. Continue reading Determining the Right Amount of Space for a Self Storage Building
Parking lots take a lot of abuse; vehicles weighing a ton or more drive all over them every day, the sun beats down on them, and roots and other forces of nature exert pressure on them from below. Continue reading The Advantage of Parking Lot Sealcoating
When laying down new roads, driveways, parking lots, or other impervious surfaces, it’s important to have the proper drainage. Weather happens, there’s nothing we can do about that, but flooding doesn’t need to be a major issue – with the right drainage. Once you’ve got your drainage points picked out it’s time to start working on the stormwater piping. Continue reading What You Should Know About Stormwater Piping
In our technology-driven world, everyone is looking to build a better mousetrap. With Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), it’s possible. This way of working involves collaboration between designers, architects, contractors, and end users from beginning to end. The key to this kind of team effort is clear, honest communication. That responsibility lies with every member of the team. Continue reading What Is Integrated Project Delivery?
When Tucker Paving, Inc., was launched right around Thanksgiving in 1994, our bread-and-butter service was paving — road and street paving, parking lot paving, and related jobs — and our focus was on being the very best locally in that line of construction. Continue reading Differences Between Sanitary & Storm Sewers
In our highly popular Facebook post that can be found by clicking here, we referred to the new Winter Haven Fieldhouse and Conference Center as a “really great project for the community.” Looking back, we might have understated the project just a bit. Instead, we should’ve referred to it as an “absolutely fantastic project for the community.” Continue reading Winter Haven Fieldhouse A Great Addition to the Community
There are many steps in the process of constructing a new building, roadway, or other encompassing space where everything from the ground up needs to be planned. Continue reading Importance of Preconstruction Assistance