Directional Boring

How We Avoid Underground Utilities During Our HDD Operations

Directional boring, which is also known as horizontal directional drilling, is a time and money-saving technology that makes possible what can’t be done with traditional digging methods. In fact, good directional boring contractors can accomplish the job without causing much disturbance to the surface and the surrounding environment.       However, horizontal directional drilling, like other drilling [...]

3 Best Times To Choose Directional Boring Over Traditional Trenching For Your Project

Traditional trenching is a typical method used for various pipe and utility installation projects or plumbing repairs.  The contractor digs a trench into the ground, then lays down and buries the wires and piping.  Though it's cheaper than the more modern directional boring, it's not always the best option for projects.   On the other hand, [...]

5 Advantages of Having a Drilling Consultant Firm

Directional drilling/boring is a drilling method used for installing utility lines under obstacles like roads, buildings, or wetlands.  It works around these obstacles by eliminating the need for trenching or excavating, reducing destructive installation, and disruption to surface traffic and infrastructure.  Though directional drilling has developed over the years to increase accuracy and safety, this [...]

The Work Involved in Laying Water Pipelines Under the Ground

Water is one of the top natural resources in the world that we use every single day. In the United States, piped water from utilities, for business, and home take 11% of water use each day. But before it even reaches us, there is a lot of work involved behind the scenes to ensure that [...]

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Important Factors to Consider before Hiring a Directional Boring Contractor

Directional boring is a newer alternative to open pit digging. Unlike traditional digging, directional boring is able to dig under roads, buildings, parks and other existing structures without disturbing the surface. If you have an underground utility installation project that can’t be done with traditional digging methods, you should consider hiring a directional boring contractor [...]

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