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St George Landscaping, Masonry and Excavation

Why Does Excavation Need To Be Done Right?

So you are wanting to improve the look of your home’s exterior and you had decided to begin by excavating one of the areas of your yard. It is a good choice! Whether you are planning on putting in a koi pond, changing from grass to stone to save on water/upkeep, put in new sod […]

In-Ground Trampoline Safety for the Kids

Having a nice backyard for the kids to run around can be a big priority for parents. Safety is usually a top concern, especially when putting in play equipment for the little ones. Deciding to put an in-ground trampoline might be the solution for creating a safe environment that still allows the children to enjoy […]

5 Nightmares You Could Expect From A Poor Home Excavation Job

Whether you have a large excavation job on your hands or a small one, there are a multitude of problems you can run into before you have the chance to backfill your work. Here are 5 of the most common problems we have seen people run into when an excavation job goes south. Digging Damage […]

3 Factors That Lead To A Higher Pool Excavation Bill

Making the decision to add a pool to your family’s home is not a choice that homeowners take lightly. If you’ve decided that a pool would be a fun addition to your home, then you’re going to want to know exactly how much your new pool will cost. While you’re contractor can give you a […]

What to Consider When Choosing the Right Retaining Wall Material

If you’re thinking about building a retaining wall on your property, you might be a little overwhelmed by all your options. The whole idea can be confusing, making it difficult to decide what type of materials you should use in your case. To help steer you in the right direction, here are some things you’ll […]

Pool Excavation: 5 Things You Should Always Consider

Adding a pool to your home is a big decision almost as much as when you worked with your local landscape specialists to design your yard.To help you decide where to place your pool, here are five things you need to keep in mind when picking a spot for your family’s pool. 1. Safety First […]

Understanding Backfill Compaction Requirements

Backfilling is an important part of the construction process. Backfilling happens after excavation, when the soil is compacted back into the trench or foundation. It is used to help protect foundations, roadways, walkways and other structures by using a mixture of soil, rocks, and stones. There are many different ways backfilling is approached, but there […]

Using Fill Dirt in Your Residential Excavation Project

Most of the time, dirt is considered a bad thing: in your house, all over your car, on your kids’ faces. But think about it for a minute. Really, dirt is only a bad thing when it’s in the wrong place. When it’s where it belongs and is actually needed, dirt is a great thing […]

Advancements Leading Up to Modern Day Excavation

Excavation: the process of removing dirt and debris to prepare land for construction, is an important building process used since 4000 BC. There are two main types of excavation, namely archaeological excavation and development-led excavation. In the archaeological sense, excavation is the exposure of archaeological remains through delicate processes of digging and brushing away. In […]