"Thank you for your support of Habitat, you helped to make me and my sons' dreams come true!"
Christine, Habitat for Humanity Home Owner, Longmont, CO

 

Excavation and Site Preparation

We all know a solid foundation is the most important part of any project. Without properly compacted soil or appropriate sloping and water runoff mitigation, natural settling or weather elements can ruin property and structures. Our experiences with the many different types of soils throughout Colorado help us to ensure we are able to give you a sturdy base to build upon.  Whether needs are a road "rehab", precise grading for a building pad, or excavating for a basement under your existing home – we are able to provide the equipment and skills to complete the work safely and efficiently.

Grading

    • Grade for Road Construction: Driveway, Street, Parking Lot
      • Import and Export of Materials (see gallery below for image examples)
        • Fractured Rock 
        • Recycled Asphalt
        • Recycled Concrete
        • Road Base
      • Cut out road ridges, haul in new dirt, and compact
    • Rough Grade Site 
      • Slope for drainage and erosion control
        • http://www.usinspect.com/residential/videos/proper-grading
    • Grade for Building Pad, Sidewalk, Curb and Gutter
    • "Fine" Grade for Landscaping 
      • Import and export of materials
        • Planters Mix (screened top soil with compost & bark fines)
        • Amended Top Soil (screened top soil with compost)
        • Screened Fill Dirt or Top Soil

  

Over Excavate and Re-compact

 

Basement and Crawlspace Dig and Backfill

    • Excavate for basement and crawlspace under existing structure (Nix image, #11 digging out basement)
    • Excavate under basement concrete slab and import rock or dirt to repair structure

 

Perimeter Footings Dig and Backfill

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