Concrete core drilling operations are inevitably required at some point on a new construction or renovation projects. The task seems pretty simple to perform; it needs core drilling equipment and skilled operators to make precise circular openings.
However, you might have heard the shocking stories of a structure suddenly collapsing due to drilling in the wrong place or workers being injured due to electrocution from accidentally cutting power conduits. That is where the skills, experience, expertise and knowledge of your concrete core drilling company comes into play.
Here are Five Tips to Help you Find the Right Concrete Core Drilling Company
It might sound basic but don’t skip this step. Partner only with a certified, licensed company. To obtain a license, a concrete coring drilling company must meet various standards and regulations, and pass licensing exams. A valid license provides the basic assurance that your concrete coring company has the basic skills and tools to perform coring operations. However, it is important to understand that it is not a mark for the quality of concrete coring operations.
Experience plays a crucial role when it comes to technical operations like concrete coring. Have a good look at the experience of your concrete coring company. Choose a company that has a minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience in concrete coring operations.
You can also partner with concrete coring companies that are recently established but just make sure their team of professional engineers has a good 10 to 15 years of industry experience.
Not all professional concrete coring companies have the same capabilities. Go through their past projects. It will give you a great idea of the reputation, scalability, and capabilities of the concrete coring company. Get to know the clients your concrete coring company has worked for and the potential of the concrete coring company. Well-established concrete coring companies are capable of taking charge of any size of project.
Choosing the right core drilling company is not just about the technical aspects. Make sure your company is insured and bonded in case of unexpected events or accidents and you are not held liable for claims. Ask your company about their insurance certification. Partner with an insured, bonded core drilling company.
This is a key sign of good concrete coring companies. They have a customer satisfaction guarantee and back their work. Look for a concrete coring company that values its clients that provides technical support and free, on-site expert engineering advice.
We hope these tips help you find the right company that performs the work with precision the first time.
Concrete Insight is a certified and insured company with 25 years’ experience in GPR concrete scanning, and concrete coring. Concrete insight is managed and operated by professional Engineers.