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25
Mar

Mistakes to Avoid with Soil Testing

Soil testing kits enable you to take your own soil sample; they are the convenient way to get your soil tested. However, in order to take an accurate sample, there are some common mistakes to avoid. Taking one sample The soil sample should be taken from the suspected contaminated area for accurate results. Our soil testing kits come with two

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22
Feb

How Soil Analysis Can Benefit Construction Sites

Soil testing is beneficial for many reasons: whether you need to know for landscaping or agricultural purposes, or are planning a building project and need to know more information on the foundations of the land.  So how can soil testing benefit construction sites?  Make informed decisions on planned construction projects Knowing what the soil of the land contains can help

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22
Jan

How to Sample Soil for Testing

Whether you need to test soil for building and construction planning or for garden projects, you’ll need a soil test kit. But how can you accurately collect soil samples for testing? Read our tips to find out. Who is a soil test kit suitable for? Soil testing kits can be used at home to test the soil in your garden,

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7
Dec

12 Facts of Soil Testing

Soil is a vital component for life on our planet – from planting crops that feed billions to providing solid foundations for building and to being one of the most diverse ecosystems we have.  Managing soil correctly is important and soil testing plays a vital role in identifying elements in soil to ensure that it’s fit for purpose, is correctly

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19
Nov

A Guide to Soil Sampling Methods

There are different soil sampling tests that The Soil Lab carries out for various purposes: to determine water content to plan construction or agricultural projects, to correctly classify waste so it can be disposed of lawfully and to identify potentially harmful substances such as asbestos and coal tar. Here we have a guide to the different soil sample tests. Asbestos

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29
Oct

Why soil testing is important

What is soil testing? Soil testing refers to a wide range of soil analysis tests that can be carried out for a number of reasons. Soil testing may be used to determine the quality of soil to assess how it’s used.  Soil analysis can be useful for a number of industries including agriculture, construction and engineering. What can soil testing

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29
Sep

How to Choose a Soil Testing Company

Soil testing may be needed for a number of reasons, such as when sending waste soil to landfill sites and ultimately to comply with waste classification laws.  How do you choose a company to carry out soil testing? Here are some things to consider before deciding on a company. Experience Checking that soil testing companies are well-established in their field

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