Excavation Services

Durango Excavation Services

Site Preparation, Foundation Excavation, and Driveway Construction in Durango

Before construction can begin on any new structure, the site must be properly prepared. That's where our excavation services come in! 

Proper preparation can involve many tasks, including:

Getting each of these jobs done right is crucial to ensuring the integrity and longevity of the commercial or residential building. As such, excavation must be completed by a professional with experience handling these types of jobs and the knowledge and skills to keep the project on schedule and prevent future issues. With our upfront pricing and great reviews, we're the company to call.

Give our excavation company a call at (970) 238-7884 or contact us online!

Why Choose Mountain Septic?

If you need excavation services in Durango, reach out to Mountain Septic. Our team consists of highly trained and talented individuals committed to going above and beyond to ensure that every job we handle is done correctly. Just read out reviews to hear from some of our customers!

When you choose us, we will survey the site and determine the scope of the work that needs to be done. Our excavation team in Durango has the know-how to offer solutions tailored for you and has the equipment and tools necessary to tackle all types of excavation jobs.

Schedule an appointment with our Durango excavation team by calling (970) 238-7884 or submitting an online contact form today.

How Long Does an Excavation Project Take?

The duration of an excavation project can vary significantly based on several factors.

Here are some key considerations that influence the timeline of an excavation project:

  1. Project Size and Complexity: Larger and more complex projects, such as digging foundations for buildings or extensive utility installations, generally take longer than smaller projects like landscaping.

  2. Depth of Excavation: The depth of the excavation plays a role in determining the project duration. Deeper excavations may require additional time for proper shoring and safety measures.

  3. Soil Conditions: The type of soil in the excavation area can impact the project timeline. Hard or rocky soils may slow down the excavation process compared to softer, more easily excavated soils.

  4. Weather Conditions: Adverse weather conditions, such as heavy rain or extreme cold, can affect excavation work. Inclement weather may cause delays and extend the overall project duration.

  5. Access to the Site: Ease of access to the excavation site is crucial. If the site is difficult to reach or has limited space for equipment maneuvering, it may add time to the project.

  6. Equipment Availability: The availability of excavation equipment can influence the project timeline. If there are delays in obtaining or servicing equipment, it may impact the overall schedule.

  7. Permitting Process: Obtaining necessary permits can take time and may be a factor in the project timeline. It's essential to factor in the time required for any regulatory approvals.

  8. Coordination with Other Trades: In construction projects where excavation is just one phase, coordination with other trades (such as foundation construction or utility installation) can affect the overall project duration.

  9. Unforeseen Issues: Unexpected challenges, such as the discovery of buried utilities or archaeological artifacts, can arise during excavation, potentially causing delays.

  10. Contractual Agreements: The terms of the contractual agreement between the client and the excavation contractor can impact the project timeline. Clear communication and a well-defined schedule are essential.

As a result of these factors, excavation projects can range from a few days for smaller residential projects to several weeks or months for more extensive and complex undertakings. It's crucial to discuss the specific details of your project with the excavation contractor to get a more accurate estimate of the timeline.

  • The technician was knowledgeable, pleasant, answered all my questions and worked through some issues of frozen ground and a frozen lid on the septic tank. I was very happy with the service.

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Our local business wants to make your service as convenient as possible, so we provide free estimates and walk you through every step of your service, answering your every septic question along the way. We have the specialized equipment and know-how to service properties both big and small—delivering solutions for homes and businesses alike. Our team is proud to serve our community throughout Durango and surrounding areas.

Site Preparation Services

Properly preparing a site before starting a construction project is critical. Removing debris, trees, rocks, roots, and other obstacles allows workers to access the various areas of the job without obstruction. 

It also reduces the possibility of the structure getting damaged while it's being built and after it's completed. Overall, site preparation enables your project to progress on schedule.

For site preparation services, give us a call at (970) 238-7884 or contact us online to learn more!

Foundation Excavation Services

Before the foundation for a building can be laid, the designated area must be excavated. But the process involves more than just digging a hole. The future structure's characteristics must be considered. 

The site must also be evaluated to address any potential problems that could compromise the foundation's integrity and cause stability issues, cracking, sagging, or other damage. Additionally, the area must be prepped for laying utility lines and drainage and water pipes.

When it comes to preparing to lay a foundation, we're the company to call at (970) 238-7884 or contact us online.

Grading Services

A successful construction project cannot be complete without proper grading. Grading consists of flattening and shaping the earth to prepare a site for a new surface. The job involves leveling out the ground to develop a stable and solid foundation for the surface. 

It also includes adding sloping to help direct water runoff away from the structure, preventing flooding and damage. Grading projects must be properly considered and planned. Otherwise, slopes with too great a degree can make the surface susceptible to erosion, or uneven bases could cause a collapse.

For reliable leveling services in Durango, give us a call at (970) 238-7884 or contact us today!

Driveway Construction Services

Putting in a driveway requires more than just pouring concrete. The surrounding areas must be surveyed to maintain alignment between the look of the driveway and the overall aesthetics of the property. 

The subgrade must also be treated to prevent vegetation growth. Additionally, the driveway must be designed with a width and thickness meeting industry standards.

For driveway construction services, call us or contact us online today.

Call for Help Getting Your Construction Job Started

At Mountain Septic, we consider all relevant factors when completing a project. Speak with a member of our team to learn about our Durango excavation services and how we can get your site correctly prepared.

To schedule your Durango excavation service with Mountain Septic, please contact us at (970) 238-7884.


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