When to hire an excavator

August 14, 2015 - 1 min read

Have a backyard, landscaping or renovation project? Find out if hiring an excavator could help you get the job done! Read on to find out when and why to hire an excavator.

Looking at your yard and wondering where you’re going to start? Don’t be disheartened—whether you’re looking to do a big clean-up or completely redesign your outdoor space, tackling backyard projects isn’t a simple job. Sometimes you need to call an expert—but how big of a project is too big for a homeowner to do themselves? Find out when it’s best to get a professional landscaper and excavator, so you spend less time worrying and more time getting the backyard of your dreams!

Why hire an excavator?

There are a number of reasons as to why homeowners need professionals to excavate and landscape their yards. Whether you’re trying to make room for a pool, fish pond or need to level out the space, these are all projects that require specialist attention and knowledge. This is why it’s important to hire a professional excavator to ensure everything is completed to all regulations and standards.

When to hire an excavator

Excavation specialists have a range of heavy equipment and machinery for specific purposes including digging, earthmoving and transporting large or heavy items including rocks or construction materials. If you’re considering conducting a large landscaping project for your yard space, you’re going to need a professional. You’ll also need an excavator for driveways, building/demolition projects, sewer lines, drainage installs and preparing land for swimming pool installations.

Not sure what all these machines are? Check out our excavation equipment 101 guide!