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Why Get Professionals to Help With Utility Locating

Why Get Professionals to Help With Utility Locating

Here, we look at some of the perks that come with hiring a professional to aid you in utility locating.

Wanting to install a new swimming pool can be an exciting thing, but any project like that is going to require you to check for utility lines. You can’t just go digging around recklessly! This is because there may be electrical cables, gas lines, or sewer lines under the ground that you can’t see. However, there are solutions in the form of a utility locating service. Finding an experienced company that has the know-how to locate utilities can help expedite your project and make everything run smoother. Here, we look at some of the perks that come with hiring a professional to aid you in utility locating.

The Best Tech

There are people who have either never seen GPR frequency locating equipment in their lives or have seen it but didn’t even know it. The truth is, contractors who don’t have specialized equipment will end up making educating guesses—or in some cases, they may end up digging first and seeing how it turns out, causing costly and frustrating mistakes to happen. Bringing in a professional utility location expert prevents mistakes from happening in the first place and will make it easy to identify where utility lines are located.   

Safety as a Priority

Opting for the professional route is always going to be safer. We can use non-destructive methods, which leave your property in the same condition as when we started, but it’s also safe for you, your family, your pets, and anyone else around. That stands in contrast to destructive utility locating, where you could burst a pipe or sever an electrical cable, both of which may pose serious health risks to you. Hire a professional and make safety your number one priority as it always should be.

Accurate Data

As a result of our access to the latest and greatest in technology, we’re also able to gather so much detailed data. You’d be surprised at the information we can get when we survey. Not just depth, but materials and exact locations. Getting that detailed is necessary when you want to make any kind of excavation job go as smoothly as possible.

Concrete Visions Will Get The Job Done Right

Concrete Visions has been working with clients for over 25 years. Our G&M Services installers are certified with the industry’s major firestop product manufacturers. As part of our firestop service, we can assess abnormal field conditions and, with the manufacturer’s technical support assistance, provide engineering judgments in a timely fashion to comply with contract specifications. Our Field Mechanics undergo ongoing training, including mandatory monthly safety meetings, weekly Toolbox Talks where safety and equipment information is shared, and trainings on safe work standards and safety best practices.

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