Last Updated: October 5, 2017

FAQ'S

General
Can you cut material other than concrete?
How far will you travel to do a job?

Core Drilling
Can you drill a hole upside down or on an angle?
What is the deepest hole you can drill?

Wall Sawing
Do you have to use water when sawing?
How thick of a wall can you saw?
Can you saw on a ceiling?

Floor Sawing
How deep can you saw on a floor?
How close can you cut to an adjacent wall?

Grooving and Grinding
Do you have any specialized sawing applications?

Installation of Bumper Posts
Can you install bumper posts?

Q: Can you cut material other than concrete?
A: Yes. Although Michigan Concrete Sawing & Drilling specializes in concrete, we can cut through brick, asphalt, steel, wood, refractory brick, and solid granite. Michigan Concrete cannot cut through ground frost.

Q: How far will you travel to do a job?
A: While most Michigan Concrete Sawing & Drilling jobs are within 100 miles of our office, Michigan Concrete Sawing & Drilling will travel as far as necessary to meet our customer’s needs. Michigan Concrete has traveled as far as Tennessee, New York, and Arizona to do special jobs.

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Core Drilling

Q: Can you drill a hole upside down or on an angle?
A: Yes, Michigan Concrete's drilling rig can be set up to operate upside down and can be adjusted to drill on any angle.


Q: What is the deepest hole you can drill?
A: With the drilling equipment presently in Michigan Concrete Sawing & Drilling's inventory, the depth of a hole is almost unlimited. The deepest hole Michigan Concrete Sawing & Drilling has drilled is 120'!

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Wall Sawing

Q: Do you have to use water when sawing?
A: No, it is possible to saw without water. However, when sawing dry, dust can be difficult to control.

Q: How thick of a wall can you saw?
A: Michigan Concrete is able to cut 30" deep, which allows us to cut through a 60" wall. However, if Michigan Concrete Sawing & Drilling has a request for a deeper cut, larger blades are available and would be purchased to handle the job.

Q: Can you saw on a ceiling?
A: Yes, ceiling sawing, as well as sawing at odd angles, is well within Michigan Concrete Sawing & Drilling capabilities.

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Floor Sawing

Q: How deep can you saw on a floor?
A: As with wall sawing, Michigan Concrete Sawing & Drilling has the ability to cut 30" deep. Larger blades can be purchased if deeper cutting is required.

Q: How close can you cut to an adjacent wall?
A: Michigan Concrete is able to cut flush to the wall.

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Grooving and Grinding

Q: Do you have any specialized sawing applications?
A: Michigan Concrete Sawing & Drilling is able to groove floors to improve traction in slippery areas, grind the surface of slabs to eliminate uneven floor surfaces, and create rumble strips to slow traffic.

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Installation of Bumper Posts

Q: Can you install bumper posts?
A: Yes, and we stock all necessary components.

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