Archive: Excavation

Common Basement Excavation Techniques

Common Basement Excavation Techniques

Excavating the earth for a basement foundation is not just using heavy equipment to dig a big hole in the ground and pouring in concrete. There is planning that is needed. You need to use the right basement excavation techniques that will create a foundation that will support your building.

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How Much Does Site Preparation Cost?

How Much Does Site Preparation Cost?

Before we discuss site preparation cost, let’s make sure we’re on the same page about what site preparation entails. Typically, it means clearing land to create a level site in order to build a structure. Other reasons for land clearing are to plant grass, improve a view or for fire safety (to name just a few).

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What is Excavation?

What is Excavation?

Whether you’re digging up the ground for a construction project or merely clearing stumps and rocks, excavation services are needed. Read on to learn how excavation is involved in the following four examples.

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6 Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas for Your Front Yard

Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas for Your Front Yard

Americans are busier than ever. Children’s activities take up much of the weekend. Demanding jobs, plus long commutes, make weekday landscaping difficult. So, let’s face it, there’s never enough time for a high maintenance yard. If you you’re looking for low maintenance landscaping ideas for your front yard to free up your time for more fun, read on.

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Excavation Dos and Don’ts

Excavation Safety System

Home excavation projects can range in size from an entire basement, to a foundation for a garage or addition, to a small utility trench. Excavation may also be needed to create drainage space around your home’s foundation that addresses a basement prone to flooding. Whatever the project, as a homeowner you should know what an excavation is, as well as a few dos and don’ts for excavation projects.

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Estimate or Consultation? What’s the Difference?

estimate or consultation - what's the difference?

If you’re a home or business owner, chances are that you have requested estimates for repairs to your home or building. You may think that estimates are quick, easy and provided free of charge, which most are. However, if your project involves addressing drainage and/or grading problems, building a retaining wall or excavating for a foundation, you need more than an estimate. You need a consultation with a civil engineer who will ensure that your project is completed as efficiently and safely as possible.

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