When to hire an excavator

August 14, 2015 - 3 min read

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? […]

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.


If you’re looking for a high-quality excavator in Rockhampton, we’ve got you covered. Check out the featured businesses below who can help with a wide range of projects.


Rayment Excavations

A specialist in reliable earthmoving and excavation, Rayment Excavations is always a good choice for your landscaping needs. Using high-quality machinery including backhoes, rollers, loaders, dozers, graders, Bobcats and much more, you can count on the team to get the job done quickly and efficiently. Need some materials for your landscaping project? Talk to the experts at Rayment Excavations for quarry materials including sand, gravel, mulch and topsoil. From building rock walls through to general excavation, this team does it all. Call for a quote on your earthmoving needs today.
Servicing: Gladstone and surrounding areas


Eddy’s Excavations & Bobcat Hire

From excavation to earthmoving, digging and trenching, Eddy’s Excavations and Bobcat Hire does it all. Overseeing your project’s development, the professional team of excavators will ensure all workmanship is completed to the highest standard. With a full fleet of quality earthmoving equipment that is well maintained, the job will always be done properly in a prompt and efficient manner. With trucks, Bobcats, excavators, as well as truck and dogs, this team offers a range of quality services and can even provide combo services for unique projects. Give Eddy’s Excavations and Bobcat Hire today for more information on what this team can do for you.
Servicing: Gladstone, Boyne Island, Calliope, Miriam Vale, Tannum Sands and Turkey Beach


Jeff Thompson Excavator Hire Pty Ltd

With a huge investment in some serious machinery, along with a team of 10 experienced operators, Jeff Thompson Excavator Hire is an obvious choice for all your excavation needs. For small projects, you can count on their 1.7-tonne and 5-tonne excavators, whereas larger projects will see the use of a 12-tonne model and a 20-tonne monster! From digging and firebreaking through to general excavation and site clearing, Jeff Thompson Excavator Hire has the team and machinery you need for a job well done. Contact the team today!
Servicing: Rockhampton and surrounding areas


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


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