Daylighting:
Daylighting: Underground Utility Exposure

  The exposure and uncovering of underground pipelines, utilities and cables to daylight is a term known as “daylighting.” Northern Vac Services offers hydrovac daylighting for a variety of projects. This safe and effective method costs less and offers more productivity compared to traditional digging and mechanical excavation. There is less risk for damaging infrastructure […]

Hydrovac
Hydrovac Simplifies Spring Post & Pile Digging 

  Making the most of spring and summer weather in Northern BC means planning outdoor projects with care. The best time to complete your digging projects is when the ground is damp and easily workable. Give yourself the best chance for residential, commercial and industrial success with Northern Vac’s hydrovac services, mobile concrete and aggregated […]

Industrial
Industrial Vacs For Professional Drain Cleaning

  Spring is a busy time of year. Tons of residential and commercial maintenance tasks can fill up your hours after a long winter. Northern Vac Services in Fort St. John knows how essential professional drain cleaning is to the health and well being of your home, business, road and more! Heavy winds, melting debris […]

Hydrovac
Hydrovac Services Ideal For Tight Spaces

Hydrovac operations are capable of completing more tasks than you might imagine. Northern Vac proudly offers hydrovac services for tight spaces. Having the ability to disturb less soil in comparison to traditional methods can easily enable narrow trenches to be dug. This is an ideal method for locating utilities or creating slot trenching for pipes […]

Winter
Winter Safety Considerations for Industrial Transportation Services

Safely traversing difficult temperatures and terrain during the winter can be tricky and downright dangerous. Northern Vac Services is one of many companies who are available 24/7 365. Proudly serving Fort St. John and surrounding communities, we understand how treacherous the roads can become and how vital your safety is. It is essential to ensure that […]

Ice
Ice Road Maintenance

  Living and working in Northern BC equates to some of the trickiest winter driving conditions. Many individuals have to traverse man-made ice roads to access oil and gas operations, mining, forestry or other applications. In fact, Canada is home to approximately 5300 km of frozen, temporary roads. Northern Vac Services offers ice road maintenance […]

Industrial
Industrial Site Snow Removal

  Northern Vac Services has proudly been locally owned and operated since 1968. With decades of experience serving Fort St. John, Tumbler Ridge, Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Nelson and more, we are extremely familiar with our weather, our roadways, our cell phone and backcountry accessibility. We know firsthand how intense and physically demanding northern winters can […]

Winter
Winter Septic Tank Woes

Northern Vac Services in Fort St. John wants you to be secure and cozy this winter season. Ensuring your septic tank is happy now, prior to your lid being buried in feet of snow is definitely helpful! Our team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you enjoy your plumbing […]

Hydrovac
Hydrovac Maintenance Winter Maintenance Tips

  Winter temperatures and a chilly environment can dramatically influence those who work in the elements. Northern  Vac Services understands how winter can suddenly arrive in Fort St. John whether people are ready or not! Our industrial transport team takes working outside in freezing, icy and unpredictable conditions very seriously. We are on call 24/7, […]

H2S
H2S Safety & Awareness with Northern Vac Services

  Hydrogen Sulfide or H2S is a deadly, colorless, highly flammable gas that can cause catastrophic effects with minimal exposure. It smells like rotten eggs; however, our sense of smell cannot be relied on as a personal H2S concentration measurement system. Hydrogen Sulfide exposure can cause significant health effects and even death, depending on how […]