Excavators are construction equipment that consists of a boom, dipper, bucket and a cab on a rotating platform. They perform their functions through hydraulic fluid, hydraulic cylinders, and hydraulic motors mechanisms.
Functions of excavators
Horizontal directional drilling
Installing pipes, cables or conduit on a property requires (HDD) horizontal directional drilling which causes minimal damage and impact and it is a very cost-effective model. The HDD is sometimes called directional boring can have many uses including home irrigation, pool and sewer lines, commercial and telecom lines, and gas lines. HDD goes horizontally under the ground, hence less or no damage to structures, driveways, walkways and even gardens. It leaves minimal impact on the surroundings hence no need for rehabilitation after mat on the drilled structures. It is cost-effective and saves time and perfect results.
With sophisticated guidance systems, they can navigate past underground obstacles with ease. The size of the drill depends on the pipe size and the type of soil on the ground to be drilled.
They provide tight access excavation services to commercial business owners who need parking lots done to families building a new home and we love what we do best. Regardless of your terrain, soil type and contour, we ensure we level up the surface quickly and efficiently. Read on and get a list of the many services provided. Listed down below are some of the excavation services offered.
- Hillside excavation
- Driveway services
- Footing excavation
- Retaining wall excavation
- Swimming pool excavation
- Terraced drainage
- Building foundations
Underground utility installation
Underground utility installation is not easy. It may cause disturbance on other utilities for weeks if it is not done properly and done with experts. The following can be installed as underground utilities on your property.
- Communication lines
- Electrical power lines
- Fiber optics lines
- Water mains
- Gas lines
Do you need to demolish an old building or any concrete structure? If the answer is yes, then don’t fret a lot, this can be done thoroughly and easily by excavators to spare you time and stress. The following is a list of structures that can be demolished:
- Parking lots
- Concrete and asphalt driveways
Other services offered
If by now you have not spotted the kind of service you need in any of the lists above, don’t worry, there is still a list of services offered, like foundation drains for landscape, driveways, garages, the basement of buildings, stormwater drainage. Water issues are also sorted out by installing a drainage system that works best, by considering the type of soil, water retention ability of soil and many other soil factors.
Building pads and pier drilling
Pier foundations and padding on structures build on soil with high water content is done, this will help to drain water out of the building smoothly without causing damage to the building. Remember also, that if the water is not drained the building may sink underground.
Foundation footing services
Footings for support of structures to prevent settling is also provided in areas with troublesome soils. The footings will form firm support to the building from collapsing.
Clearing new land for the establishment of a new building project is done with excavators, removal of rocks, tree stumps, bushes and anything else on the way is removed.