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Colonial Park Cemetery Entrance in Savannah, GA

Underground Savannah, Georgia

I took a trip to the beautifully historic Savannah, Georgia a few years back on a Thanksgiving weekend and was captivated by the autumn coastal weather, cobblestone streets, the comforting Southern food (THANK YOU, Paula Deen!) and of course, the Read more >

Mummies of the World Cincinnati

Mummies: Time Travelers for Eternity

I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to visit the Mummies of the World exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum yesterday. The exhibit explores the scientific study of mummies and gives a very detailed glimpse of the culture, history, and Read more >

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5 Highly Unusual Things Found in Backyards

When you set out on an underground project, you never know what you’ll find. The Underground Detective has found several unusual items – everything from human remains, time capsules, and hidden treasures in privy pots. We did Read more >

What does GPR data look like

The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Ground Penetrating Radar

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is a technology that unobtrusively penetrates through the earth’s surface to properly define and identify underground unknowns and is used on several jobs that require special care. We know many of our customers don’t understand exactly Read more >

Utility vacuum excavation truck at work

Utility Vacuum Excavation: The Safety Benefits!

April is Safe Digging Month and at The Underground Detective, safety is our number one concern! When it comes to digging, things can get pretty messy if you don’t know what you’re doing. There’s too many unknown factors under the Read more >

Utility Line Mapping Services

We’d Like to Introduce SUE

In an excavation project, it is important to know what is beneath you before you begin digging. Luckily, the SUE survey process exists to obtain underground utility information.

How do you locate, measure, and map out what you cannot see

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On the job safety is our priority

The Dangers of Hitting Underground Utilities

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 >

Ground Penetrating Radar

GPR: How It’s Done and What You Need to Know

About Ground Penetrating Radar

Ground Penetrating Radar, also known as GPR, is a means of generating a profile of subsurface structures non-destructively. What GPR does is produces and image of any underground features which are used to identify the Read more >

Utility Locating Services

Underground Utility Safety

The Underground Detective is dedicated to providing the best underground utility service possible, not only in accuracy, quality, and price, but especially in safety. Underground utility detection requires careful consideration due to the nature of what we locate: utility wires Read more >

Air Vacuum Excavation

So…what IS Air Vacuum Excavation?

Sometimes as Underground Detection professionals, we get lost in what is (to us at least) everyday jargon. Too often, we don’t stop to realize our clients might not know exactly what a certain service is or does. Utility Vacuum Excavation Read more >