16 04, 2021

Accurate Underground Utility Locating

By |2021-04-07T17:35:51+00:00April 16th, 2021|Utility Contractors|0 Comments

The commercial utility contractors, here at Dub-L-EE, can locate and install underground utilities for your business. The nature of these utilities can vary dramatically depending on the business we’re serving - everything from electrical wires to gas lines can be located underground. It’s essential that we locate existing utilities before repairing or installing anything underground. To that end, we offer accurate underground utility locating, using a wide variety of tools that receive electromagnetic signals to locate and identify utilities. These tools can even detect things like dead wires. You [...]

16 03, 2021

What Goes Into Underground Utility Installation?

By |2021-04-08T18:10:39+00:00March 16th, 2021|Commercial Construction, Utility Contractors|0 Comments

A brief aside before we answer the question posed in the title - what are utilities? There’s no one simple definition - it’s easier to call them by their names. Water, sewage, electricity, phone lines, natural gas - all of these, and more, fall under the category of utility. You might think of utilities as public infrastructure - under that definition, roads, the Internet, and even postal services, like mailboxes, could be considered utilities. Underground utility installation, then, is installing utility-related infrastructure underground. Water mains (and connections to water [...]

17 02, 2021

What Do Utility Contractors Do?

By |2021-04-08T18:11:46+00:00February 17th, 2021|Utility Contractors|0 Comments

As the gravelly-voiced poet of America, Tom Waits, once said: “There’s a world going on underground”.  Beneath the concrete and steel you see everyday, there’s a whole maze of pipes and cables. Underground utilities are like the veins, bowels, and nerves of our society - hidden away from sight, keeping everything running.  Utility contractors, sometimes called underground utility contractors, are the people who keep everything running smoothly. They diagnose problems, repair broken lines, and install new ones. They’re plumbers, electricians, gas pipeline specialists, and contractors. When something goes wrong [...]

20 10, 2020

Underground Utilities – What You Need To Know

By |2021-04-08T18:20:46+00:00October 20th, 2020|Utility Contractors|0 Comments

We’re going to give you a brief description of underground utilities. Why? Simply put, if you don’t know what you’re doing, you might start digging into your property without knowing what lurks beneath it. The consequences could damage your property at best, and be life-threatening, at worst.  Underground utilities are color-coded. In fact, when you know about these color codes, you’ll start seeing them everywhere throughout your city - just look for spray paint on the sidewalks and in other areas:  Red Power lines and other Electrical Infrastructure Orange [...]