Spring has Sprung!

Spring has sprung, and we are moving into Summer.  Not only does this time of year mean spending quality time with your family and friends, but also getting around to those outdoor projects you have spent all winter planning. Before you put a spade in the dirt, a hoe to the garden, a post hole… Continue reading

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Baby it’s cold outside, but that will not stop your home team at Baker-Peterson, LLC. If you have a job that needs locating, give us a call.  We will be happy to assist you with your private locate needs. Sure, there is snow on the ground, however, if your job is ready to start we… Continue reading

April is Dedicated to National Safe Digging Month

Dedicated to promoting awareness of safe digging practices across the country, April marks National Safe Digging Month. As spring commonly commences more outdoor work and increased digging activity, this month is ideal to remind and promote the critical importance of underground utility lines protection and the safety of all individuals who dig and live around… Continue reading

3 Tools Utility Professionals Should Use

For all underground utility projects, safety and quality should be top-of-mind. To ensure a top-notch investigation and cleanup, these three tools are critical to ensure your next project is effective and efficient. Tool # 1: A Quality Team An excellent team is the most important tool at your disposal. After you’ve made effective use of… Continue reading

Private Utility Locating vs. Public Utility Locating

Mismarked utilities and failure to dig safely could result in accidents and costly construction delays. But when is a public or private utility locate needed? To be clear on when to call in a public locate and when to call a private utility locating service, here’s what you need to know: First Step: Call 811… Continue reading

Another Point of View: Locate Lessons Learned Along the Way

We recently had the opportunity to speak with an environmental professional and colleague about private utility locating through his lens. Take a look at what he shared with us about the benefits of marking before you dig. “The start of an environmental subsurface investigation is always fraught with uncertainty. As an environmental professional there are… Continue reading