New manholes, catch basin, and trench drain installations require a high level of skill and expertise. These specialized installations differ from typical house sewer and water service line installations. They must meet exacting DEP standards and are carefully scrutinized during the inspection process.
The materials used for a manhole and a catch basin have to be from NYC approved vendors who are subject to a detailed review and inspection process before their products are permitted to be used. Balkan features relationships with all these mission-critical vendors. Ultimately, these installations will often become the property of and responsibility of the NYC DEP.
Manholes Built & Installed
Building new manholes requires great expertise and safety precautions. Sections of concrete forms weighing thousands of pounds must be carefully placed together, with a top slab and cover the exactly matches the finished grade of the roadway. Manhole installations require a variety of skills including form setting, installation of re-bar for strength, and approved concrete placement. All of our foreman have over 10 years of field experience to handle an intricate installation like this. In addition our skilled field personnel are 10 hour O.S.H.A. (Occupational, Safety, and Health Administration) Certified and job-site safety is stressed on a daily basis.
Balkan secures permits, arranges for required inspections, and presents a finished high quality installation of manholes that easily meet exacting NYC DEP standards. In-house training programs make a unique job routine and seamless.
Catch Basins Expertly Installed
Whether in a public roadway or inside private property catch basin installations must be to exact elevations and location to match plans and to function properly. In addition the catch basin itself must be built to match the approved plan exactly or it may not function as designed or pass inspection.
Balkan has the expertise, equipment, and supervision to install catch basins to exact standards and maintain traffic flow through-out the entire process. Next day roadway paving is standard at Balkan, done by in-house paving crews and our extensive stock of tools and materials means no waiting for specialized material or tools when you need the job done now.
Trench Drains Expertly Installed
Again, what may be a specialty job to another firm is routine to us. From excavation, placing the hardware, piping out, and re-cementing, Balkan makes the installation of trench drains a seamless process and limits any interruption to your property or facilities. This saves you time and money. One of our trench drains is a model of perfection with the efficiency, quality materials and attention to detail you would expect from a leader in the NYC sewer and water main industry.
Many properties, particularly commercial garage spaces, suffer from flooding and ponding conditions after heavy rains. Finished surfaces may not be pitched properly, or weren’t designed properly when built. The installation of a trench drain if done properly can be an economical way of permanently ending these conditions and upgrading the working conditions and value of a property. Furthermore it is easily maintained and a long-lasting installation.
Plumbing contractors that perform this type of work have to be highly skilled and have the specialized equipment required for the task at hand. Our specialty fleet has all the necessary safety equipment required to ensure a safe underground excavation including; traffic cones, personnel barriers, reflective indicators, LED indicators, vehicle-based lighting and warning tape. Our fleet is backed by the most experienced field forces and support staff in the New York City subsurface industry. We pride ourselves on our outstanding safety record and regard for the well-being of our employees. Call Balkan today and get your trench drains, manholes, or catch basins installed safely, professionally, and correctly the first time. We provide answers and solutions not excuses. View Balkan Plumbing testimonials written by our many satisfied customers.
Contact a manholes, catch basins and trench drains specialist via our 24/7 online form or call us at (718) 849-0900.