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We at Mikula Contracting, Inc. want to wish our clients, friends, families, and neighbors well amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  On March 21, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 107 into effect, “directing all residents to stay at home until further notice.” Governor Murphy highlighted that the order provides certain exceptions for “essential” […]

Is a pool worth it? If you’re an inground swimming pool owner, it’s likely this question has popped in your head at some point. Sure, there are perks to having a pool in your backyard, but there are also some drawbacks you might not have thought about when having it installed.  We’re going to go […]

Your home’s oil tank is an integral and essential, if not sometimes overlooked, element of your house. Traditionally, modern oil tanks are set to last roughly 20 years, but of course some can last longer and some can, unfortunately, have a shorter life span.  Depending on your oil tank’s location, you may not be able […]

With winter in full swing, it’s only a matter of time before we get hit with a snow storm. Instead of waiting for the snowfall to begin searching for a commercial snow removal company, Mikula Contracting strongly recommends you find a company before it snows, so that you’re prepared and ready to go.  If you […]

If you see any signs of foundation issues, your building has structural problems that can’t wait. Here’s what to look for, and how to decide between repairs or demolition. There’s a list of things that can compromise a building’s foundation and make it a hazard to those in and around it. The structure doesn’t have […]

Drainage systems are more than just holes in the soil. Trench and French styles are two effective approaches to move water offsite, but the difference between them is often misunderstood.   The confusion between trench and French drains is understandable for anyone outside the industry. The terms rhyme, they both involve trenches, and French drains […]

Whether the project is construction or excavation, everything starts with laying a good foundation. Sites require diligent preparation before a project can get off the ground.   Site preparation is where a building’s future starts — a delicate time where professional care and respect for procedures set the project’s standard. Quality site prep is a […]

Trenches may be mostly empty, but they’re full of hazards that can cost workers their lives. Learn what the risks are and what every firm should know about safety.   Trench shoring – the process of steadying trench walls to prevent collapses or cave-ins – is an essential aspect of all excavation work. These walls […]

Clearing snow and ice is a heavy job that requires more than just bulldozing the problem. Learn more about how the best professionals handle the situation. It may surprise our readers to know that there’s a non-profit trade association with a focus on training, events, and best practices related to snow plowing, ice handling, and […]

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