Archive: Excavation

Keys to Driveway Excavation

New England Enterprises - Driveway Excavation

Your driveway is the introduction to your house. It’s something you use and look at every day. For these reasons, it’s important to make sure you have a high quality driveway, which is functional, fits the style of your landscaping, and will last for a long time. As you get your driveway excavated and a new one installed, here are some of the important things which will ensure your driveway has the qualities to last a long time.

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Foundation Excavation Process – Creating a Solid Base for Your Building

Foundation Excavation Process - Creating a Solid Base for Your Building

It’s very exciting to see a new building go up. Whether you are building a new home, business facility, or involved in a community project, there is a certain joy and fulfillment that comes as you progress from blueprint to ribbon cutting. However, the pouring the foundation can seem to take a long time when nothing seems to get done. It’s important to know the foundation excavation process so you can be aware of what’s happening.

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Build Over or Excavate for Driveways and Sheds

Build Over or Excavate for Driveways and Sheds

To homeowners, whether you’re contracting out or doing it yourself, any home or grounds improvement that sounds cheap and easy is very appealing. So when confronted with the option of building over instead of tearing down existing structures, people think they can save money and time by plopping down sheds on good “solid” ground, or simply paving over the old cracked driveway with a new one. As experts in paving, hardscaping, and foundations, we’re here to tell you why you should almost never do this.

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What You’ll Dig Up When Digging a Pool

Digging a Pool, New England Enterprises, Marlborough, MA

An inground swimming pool is as much a symbol of luxury as much as one of convenience. Installing one in your home is as much a benefit for the value of your home and curb appeal. However, once you’ve set your mind on making this swimming pool a reality, you’re going to have to dig deep—and not just in your wallet. The most difficult part of the pool’s installation is the excavation of your yard: not only does this require a lot of heavy machinery, but also the hidden horrors lurking beneath your yard.

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Signs of Foundation Problems

Signs of Foundation Problems

Foundation issues occur when the concrete supporting your home begins to break or shift in the soil, compromising the structural integrity of the walls and floors. Settling is caused by poor soil conditions underneath the foundation.

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