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Underground Detective is in Philadelphia and New Jersey: Your Reliable Partner for Underground Utility Location
With decades of experience in the industry, The Underground Detective has become the go-to partner for all your underground utility location needs.
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811 State One-Call is the LAW!
Approximately 65% of all underground utilities are privately owned and won’t be located by 811. But 811 is the law and must be called first. They have contracts with public utility companies and Read more >
The work of The Underground Detective may always have room for some surprises, but it’s rare that an assignment seeking out an old foundation can involve a search of the nighttime skies. On a day-to-day basis, the norm for our Read more >
What is a geothermal heating system?
During the heating cycle, a geothermal heat pump uses the earth loop to extract heat from the ground. As the system pulls heat from the loop it distributes it through a conventional duct system Read more >
Typical concrete scanning services involve on-the-ground scanning of concrete structures such as floors, walls, concrete slabs, and bridge deck, or the roadway/pedestrian walkway, surface of a bridge. But, just like we often do, we got a call that was requesting Read more >
Safety is our number one goal at The Underground Detective and as construction and home improvement season begins to hit its peak, we’d like to discuss the dangers of not following the proper procedures when it comes to underground utilities. Read more >
When beginning a project, always make sure to call 811 before you dig. The next step is generally researching companies that specialize in utility locating services, but not all companies use the same equipment and hold themselves to the highest Read more >