Private Utility Locating: What Homeowners Need to Know

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When do you need help from a utility locating service? Below, we’ll discuss what it is and what you need to know about it as a homeowner. Not all utilities are the same and it’s time for you to know the difference between private and public ones. It’s also important that you learn about the …

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What Should You Do Before Concrete Drilling?

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You should always consider the first crucial steps before drilling into concrete, no matter the type of project you are working on, such as building or repairing a new shop or a residential neighborhood. Concrete drilling is hindered by a lot of extraneous objects, like electrical conduits, steel rebar, and PVC or metal pipes and …

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How Does Surface & Concrete Scanning Work?

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Ensuring that the concrete surrounding your construction site is safe is critical before you start your next big construction project. Since you might not be able to see underground utilities or confined areas that may be present as well, you may miss them.  If there are things embedded in the concrete, this can be a …

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3 Different Ways for Concrete Imaging and Scanning

3 Different Ways for Concrete Imaging and Scanning

If you’re wondering about the safety of drilling into concrete slabs and other structures, what you need to get peace of mind is concrete scanning and imaging. This is a series of non-destructive tests (NDT) for detecting and measuring flaws or imperfections beneath concrete surfaces. In the past few decades, numerous imaging and scanning technologies …

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What is Concrete Scanning and What Can It Find?

What is Concrete Scanning and What Can It Find?

Before a renovation or construction project begins, concrete scanning is essential. This is the process of evaluating concrete slabs or columns before core drilling. Typically, technology like Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is used to spot buried and embedded objects. However, this method is ideal because it’s completely safe and nondestructive. If you think that you …

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