When Should You Call a Private Utility Locator

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When Should You Call a Private Utility Locator If you are a contractor or a homeowner who needs to dig into the ground, you would need to locate underground utilities before you can start excavation. The primary inclination is to have a public utility locator to do the job. But most of the time, you …

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Major Headache: Expenses Involved in a Utility Strike

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  There are a lot of costs tied up in any construction project, no matter the size. If you are managing or running a construction site, you already know how multi-layered the budget sheet can get, and often there is not much room for unplanned expenses. One of the most expensive accidents that can occur …

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Lessen the Surface Damage during Your Excavation Project—Here’s How!

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When you are managing or working on a construction project, there are a lot of important factors to keep track of, such as budget, time constraints, and crew management. Modern construction sites have the advantage of using new equipment and methods that make work more efficient and less strenuous on your workers. One common concern …

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8 Most Common Construction Blunders

8 Most Common Construction Blunders

Every construction project requires meticulous planning, safety precautions, and a highly-trained crew. From holding regular safety briefings, to choosing modern construction methods like utility potholing and vacuum excavation, there are a lot of ways you can ensure your construction site is well-managed, safe, and blunder-free. But when these methods are overlooked, construction mistakes and blunders …

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How to Decide Between Hydro and Air Excavation

When it comes to locating underground utility lines, there is no doubt that vacuum excavation is the best method available. Not only is it efficient, it is also safer and cost-effective – making it an all-around great choice for any construction project.  There are two forms of vacuum excavation: hydro and air excavation. These forms …

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