With constant construction and renovations being done, there will be plenty of work to be done. When you are building on top of something or adding to it, you need to make sure it is structurally sound and will pose no risks to you, your workers, and whoever may be in the space after you are done. This is why many experts will tell you that you should be using GPR to scan the concrete areas you are dealing with. There are plenty of benefits that GPR can provide you with as a scanning option, and here is what you can expect from it.
One reason you should opt for using GPR to scan concrete is for the accuracy it can give you going into your project. GPR equipment uses a wide range of frequencies to help get an immensely accurate image. You can get almost a precise image of a buried object and get a sense of depth and thickness of concrete structures that other alternatives cannot give you. So, for an accuracy reading that you will not be able to find elsewhere, you will want to use GPR to scan concrete rather than any other option that will be less beneficial.
More Cost and Time Efficient
Thanks to the accuracy you get from GPR scanning on concrete, you can expect to see a reduction in both cost and time. GPR will make it so there will be less digging and guessing while working, which means less time and money will be wasted on any construction project using GPR. This allows you to better allocate this newfound time and money you have to places that need it more rather it being wasted elsewhere.
When you hit an object that you did not know was there while digging, suddenly everyone in the area is at risk of something bad happening. For starters, you do not know what you are hitting. It could be something harmless and nothing to worry about. This is rarely the case though as often it can be a dangerous object to strike, such as a cable that could be snapped out of place now and hit someone, causing a serious injury or even potentially death. This is why you should use GPR scanning on concrete so you know what is hidden underneath and can be more cautious while digging, making for a safer environment.
GPR Services from Concrete Visions
Concrete Visions has over 12 years of experience and expertise in concrete scanning and we know how to detect any problems lurking beneath the surface. We use ground penetrating radar accurately and expertly and are familiar with many other methods that can be used when appropriate like concrete x-ray and electromagnetic conductivity. We are also very familiar with the latest construction safety techniques and train all of our workers to do their work quickly, accurately, and safely. If you would like to learn more about how we can help you, give us a call at (410) 766-2210 or visit us online. For more articles and tips, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.