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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Do I Really Need Testing And Inspection Services?
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 Testing Services.
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 advise you.

Q: How Frequently Should Testing and Inspection Be Performed?
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 following:

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 Compliance.

Please Feel Free To Call (718) 445-8300 for Scheduling Testing and Inspection Services.

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 time.

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 Services?
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.

 

long island materials testing laboratory, inc.
SERVING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SINCE 1964

P.O. BOX 233, 116-05 15th AVE., COLLEGE POINT, NEW YORK 11356
PHONE: (718) 445-8300 FAX: (718) 353-4713

2001 OCEAN AVENUE, RONKONKOMA, NEW YORK 11743

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