Frequently Asked Questions About Excavation
Here at Landscaping Vancouver, we offer Excavation Services to all of Vancouver cities, including:
- North Vancouver
- New Westminster
- Port Coquitlam
- Port Moody
- Maple Ridge
- and Other Neighborhoods!
And we often get many questions about our services with Excavation. So here we will do our best to answer all of them!
How Do I Prepare For An Excavation Contractor?
Should Utilities Be Marked Before The Excavation Contractor Comes?
What’s The Difference Between Hiring An Excavator As A Prime Contractor Or Subcontractor?
We’ll continue be working for the owner as a subcontractor, but in a different way. We’ll have an agreement with the general contractor, design/build company, or construction manager in charge of your project.
What Kind Of Equipment Is Typically Used On Projects?
The excavator is one of the most often utilized pieces of equipment. A bucket is often linked to this huge truck via an arm. It is utilized for a number of operations, including soil digging, demolition, and material handling. A number of attachments, such as compactors and breakers, may be mounted to the excavator to accomplish various purposes. Other common pieces of machinery include articulated trucks, dump trucks, backhoes, dozers, graders, rollers, scrapers, and loaders.
What Impact Will Rain And Other Weather Events Have On Excavating?
Windy weather, in addition to rain, may create delays. Blowing dust, dirt, and aggregate may make working conditions hazardous. Some equipment, such as dump trucks, cannot function in severe winds. Extremely hot or cold conditions might also stymie growth.
Experienced excavators account for time lost due to weather, so a few wet days shouldn’t throw off the timeline of your project. While one activity may be hard to complete on a wet day, excavators might shift to another to keep the process going.
What Happens To The Large Piles Of Dirt On A Jobsite?
Depending on the complexities of your project, you’ll either have too much or not enough dirt for on-site applications. If you have an excess, local groups such as parks and schools are typically willing to accept it for landscaping reasons. If your site lacks sufficient dirt, it might be brought from other work sites that have an abundance.
I have a project with a lot of ground water so what is the best way to plan for the excavations?
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