It’s possible to cut through concrete. Concrete sawing may not be a skill that everyone is familiar with, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t useful. Here are some of the most frequent uses for a concrete saw, and why you might need a crew to do it for you, especially as a new construction building needs to go up or an outdated structure must be torn down.
Making Changes to a Building
Even new buildings will need to have some changes made to their design. Construction is a complex industry, and every project is unique. Drilling through a concrete slab will require different skills and tools than demolishing a concrete wall. Buildings will fall out of date, and renovations and remodels will go a long way towards restoring or even boosting their functionality. In some cases, this means that there need to be more doors. In others, new window openings need to be created. Both tasks can be accomplished through concrete sawing.
Complying with Safety Regulations
Another use for concrete sawing becomes clear when it is necessary for safety purposes. Regular exits and emergency exits both need to be properly maintained, and the dimensions must meet the capacity requirements of the building. In other words, if the doors are too small, concrete saws can cut new holes for them or widen existing door frames. Concrete also tends to be reinforced, such as whenever there is rebar put in place to enhance the integrity of the structure or FireStop materials are added as insulation. Knowing what is hiding under concrete and how to slice through it is one of the fundamental steps in completing a concrete sawing job.
One final reason to consider bringing in a concrete sawing crew is when you need to increase productivity. What exactly does this mean, and how can it help? In short, different types of buildings, whether they are offices, schools, restaurants, or movie theaters, need more window and doors. More entrances and exits allow more visitors and employees to get in and out safely, especially in the event of an emergency. Plus, keeping the building warm in the fall and winter and cool during spring and summer is another critical consideration. Building employees working at any of the tenant businesses can’t focus on getting their work done if they are too sweating or freezing.
Prioritize Employee Safety with G&M Services
G&M Services is proud of our employees and the dedication they have for safety in the workplace. We reward our employees for displaying positive safety practices. We incorporate weekly and monthly discussions and meeting to ensure that all involved are aware of how to handle equipment and potential situations that could occur during a project.
G&M Services offers services in the way of concrete drilling and sawing, concrete scanning, and FireStop. To get started with us, call today at 410-787-8828 or visit our contact page. Follow the official company page today on Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.