When you are looking for any type of underground infrastructure, from sewer lines to fiber optic cables, the most important aspect of your search is having complete accuracy in order to find them. In order to have accuracy, the city can be of assistance to find out about main water lines, along with using the right equipment above ground. After definitive infrastructures have been established they have to be inspected and then checked continuously throughout the excavation process to be … Read More
Are you planning to excavate a building site? If you’re digging on a building site for a new construction project or a renovation, it’s extremely important that you’re aware of the location of underground gas lines that could pose a safety risk to your project.
We specialize in gas pipe locations on building sites in Santa Ana. As one of California’s most trusted utility location companies, we can help you … Read More
Extreme caution must be used when locating buried utilities and excavating! There are many factors to be considered such as: soil conditions, condition of pipe or cable. (Continuous, broken or cut line or badly corroded, etc.). We are trained to use very sophisticated electronic equipment and we have the ability to interpret the signals which this equipment emits. This is the key to an succesful locate, which allows you to dig with confidence. We work with you and for you!… Read More
Are you a homeowner trying to add a new bedroom and bath? If yes, one of the tasks you would face would be locating sewer pipes. Sewer lines, may it be public or private, are often hard to find since they’re almost invisible. Sewer pipes are buried underground and you may have to dig your entire yard to find them. Having a hard time locating your sewer line? Take the guesswork out of locating where your sewers and drains are … Read More
Any time that a contractor, or even a home owner, needs to dig into the ground, they run the risk of hitting utility pipes and wires. Not only can this be costly if they lines are accidentally cut or damaged, it can also prove to be very dangerous. Gas lines can explode, and electrical power lines can cause fires or electrocution. While water may not be as dangerous, a sudden release of water could cause trenches to collapse, trapping workers … Read More
Any time that a contractor, or even a home owner, needs to dig into the ground, they run the risk of hitting utility pipes and wires. Not only can this be costly if they lines are accidentally cut or damaged, it can also prove to be extremely dangerous. Gas lines can explode, and electrical power lines can cause fires or electrocution. While water may not be as dangerous, a sudden release of water could cause trenches to collapse, trapping … Read More
Just relying on old blueprints or someone’s memory is a sure way to have an incident involving utility lines and services. Blueprints only show how a project was supposed to be laid out, but rarely do they show the actual as-built finished project. By hiring a company that specializes in utility detection services such as Util-Locate, even the most amateur DIY worker can know for certain that utility lines have been properly marked. Utility detection should always be one … Read More
It may seem simple to locate utility lines. Anyone with a hobby store purchased metal detector can locate a utility line . . . or can he? In reality, many utility lines are buried deeper than the average metal detector can sense. However, with the state of the art equipment of such companies as Util-Locate, locating underground utilities can be done with complete accuracy. In fact, by hiring a professional underground utilities locator, service lines and cables can be located … Read More
Seasoned project managers always build time into their schedules and money into their production budget for hiring the services of underground pipe locators. The companies that provide such services, along with those who are also underground wire locators, help to keep the long-term costs of a project in check. Without the services of professional underground pipe locators such as Util-Locate, construction and landscape workers run the risk of cutting into gas pipes, water lines, electrical lines and other utility services. … Read More
Whether you’re an amateur contractor or a seasoned professional, it is still a wise choice to contact a competent underground Utility Locating Service before you start projects involved in digging into the ground. Companies who capable of locating not only the location of pipes and other utility lines, but also the depth of the pipes.
By knowing the depth of the pipes located at the construction site, project planners can determine in advance if the location of a line will … Read More