Concrete Scanning

Four Phone Apps for Construction Safety

At Penhall Technologies, we value new and innovative ways to keep our team safe. We researched the latest apps for construction safety that will help you accomplish that for your team. These are our recommendations. Safety Meeting Safety Meeting App

Ground Penetrating Radar Used To Locate Unmarked Graves

Our South Carolina Analyst started the year with an interesting project, locating unmarked burial sites. A church wanted to know the location of all possible unmarked burials to update the information they have on available space. Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Three Reasons Why You Should Scan First

A lot of underground hazards lie beneath the surface you will be working on. It is essential to scan first to avoid all of the following scenarios we will touch on. Hitting a utility line Hitting a utility line during

Top 5 reasons homeowners call in for private utility locating

Are you wondering if you need to use private utility locating services? Here are the most common reasons why our clients hire us for their locating needs. 811 won’t do the locate 811 is a public utility locator. They can

How to Find a Leak in a Water Pipe

Our clients often call us asking if we can locate a water leak with our utility locating equipment. While this technology doesn’t give us the exact location of the leak, there are different ways to detect it. According to the

FAQ – Concrete Scanning and Underground Utility Locating

There is usually a lot to cover when deciding to utilize concrete scanning or underground utility locating services. We put together this list to answer your questions and guide you in the right direction for your project. How long will

The Use of Utility Locating Services in Hurricane Harvey’s Relief Efforts

Last week, Penhall Technologies had the opportunity to participate in the efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. We performed our services at the NRG Center in Houston, which hosts the largest emergency shelter in the city. First of all,

Case Study – Underground Utility Locating Using GPR and Electromagnetic Detection

When conducting underground utility locating services, Penhall Technologies uses two types of technology: Ground penetrating radar (GPR) and electromagnetic detection (EM). Both of these are great resources for locating underground utilities. GPR locates underground utilities by emitting radar waves into

What to Expect – Home Underground Utility Locating

When you started your home project, you didn’t imagine that you would need our private underground utility locating services. To ensure that you don’t hit any utility lines, it is important to scan the area first. Damaging utility lines can

5 Factors that Affect GPR in Underground Utility Locating

When looking for a utility line locator to locate anything from underground water lines, gas lines, electrical/power lines to underground storage tanks, it is a good idea to know the capabilities and limitations of the technologies used in those detection