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An Enhanced Throwback Story: Sinking Our Teeth Into a Utility As-Built Update

It’s no secret that long-standing buildings hardly remain exactly the same as their original designs. As more rooms or features are added on, the original design becomes less and less accurate—which is when one need for an “as-built” drawing emerges. This drawing, also known as a red-line or record drawing, is simply a drawing that […]

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An Enhanced Throwback Story: Super-Fun Superfund in Kellogg, ID

Working at superfund sites isn’t something you want to do all the time. It’s dangerous work that requires precision and focus. On this job in Kellogg, Idaho, we put our GPR scanning skills to the test in the hazardous environment of a superfund site. Thanks to our precision and attention to detail, we got the […]

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Introducing Multi-Channel GPR Arrays… Faster GPR Scanning for Large Areas

Multi-channel GPR arrays, aka towed GPR arrays, are already pretty popular in Europe. Here at Enhanced Scanning, we’re all about keeping up with best-in-class technology. So, we bit the bullet and added multi-channel GPR arrays to our toolbox. We’re excited to share the impressive capabilities of this GPR scanning technology. The Basics: Introducing Multi-Channel Arrays […]

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Private Utility Locating and Property Damage: Who’s Responsible?

The job of a private utility locator may seem cut and dry, but sometimes things get a little murky. Like when it comes to the big “L” – a word that some people in the industry don’t even like to say out loud in case it comes back to haunt them. Yes, we’re talking about […]

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Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Ground Penetrating Radar Depth Explained

Almost every day, we get asked, “How deep can your radar see?” Which is why we decided to tackle ground penetrating radar depth head-on in today’s post. We’ll deep-dive into the world of GPR scanning to explain why questions about GPR depth aren’t as easy to answer as you might think. For the purpose of […]

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Plastic Water Line Locating… aka The “Holy Grail” of Utility Locating

Plastic water line locating is no easy feat. Plastic water lines are non-conductive and about as electrically interesting as dirt. These plastic-based pipes have evaded the grasp of many noble locators throughout the years. This is a problem because, since the eighties, most new water pipes have been made of non-metal, non-conductive plastic. So how […]



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