FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Do I Really Need Testing And Inspection
A: Yes you do. Competition in the Construction Industry is fierce,
and the lowest bidder will almost always get the job. You can Ensure the
quality of your project with Professional Inspection Personnel, and
In Addition to the NYC Building Code, The New York State Building Code Requires Testing and Inspection to be Performed on All New Construction, and Renovation Projects.("Special Inspections")
Please Feel Free To Call (718) 445-8300, and we will be happy to
Q: How Frequently Should Testing and Inspection
A: Testing and Inspection should Always Be Performed as per your
Project Specifications, however, in the event that Inspection Frequency is
not noted in the Specifications, a general rule of thumb would be the
Whenever Concrete is being Placed.
Whenever Backfilling Operations are undertaken.
Whenever Footings are Excavated.
Whenever Structural Steel is Erected.
Whenever There is a Reason to Question or Need to Confirm Quality or
Please Feel Free To Call (718) 445-8300 for Scheduling Testing and
Q: How Long Does It Take To Get Test Results?
A: Many times, Test Results can be obtained immediately upon
completion of Testing, However in the case of Certain Tests, (28 Day
Cylinder Tests), Results will not be available for a prescribed period of
Q: I have Samples That Need To Be Tested. How Can
I Get Them To You?
A: LIMTL Will be happy to arrange Pick-Up or Delivery of Test
Samples, and arrange for Sampling of Materials as well. Please Feel Free
To Call (718) 445-8300 for scheduling.
Q: How Do I Schedule Testing And Inspection
A: Please Call (718) 445-8300 No Later Than 4:00 P.M. The Day
Prior to Inspection. All Project Inspections are Scheduled The Day
Prior to expected Inspections, Therefore, Calling The Day OF Inspection
will Incur Additional Charges.
Q: What Are Your Laboratory Hours?
A: LIMTL is Open Monday Through Friday, From 7:00am - 5:30pm. We
Are Open On Saturday By Special Arrangement, or To Accommodate Testing.
Field Personnel, Including Inspectors are Available Monday Through
Saturday, 7:00am – 5:30pm, and Sunday By Special Arrangement Only.
Q: Where Are You Located?
A: LIMTL is Located AT 116-05 Fifteenth Avenue, College Point, N.Y.
11356. Borough of Queens. As well as 2001 Ocean Avenue, Ronkonkoma, N.Y. 11743. County of Suffolk.
Q: Do You Perform Inspections in My Locality?
A: LIMTL Performs Services In ALL 5 Boroughs Of New York City, as
Well as Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.