How does Site Preparation impact Home Building?

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It is important to consider site preparation before you start building on your new lot. There are many steps involved in site preparation before building can begin. These steps must be completed in a timely manner to ensure that the building is a success and lasts as long as possible. This article will cover the basics of site preparation as well as what to expect during the process.

Soil Testing

Before a site is purchased, a soil test must be done. A soil test can be done by professional excavators. They will ensure that the soil is able to withstand the structure and absorb the moisture. Some sites may not be suitable for large-scale commercial construction. You can only build the structure you want on a property that has been tested for soil quality.

Clearance of Site

Professional excavators can also remove unwanted trees and brush from your site to make it possible for you to build.

Plan Your Build

The planning phase will be completed by excavation crews. They will map out underground drainage trenches, electrical, and plumbing areas.

Groundwater

Experts will use the data gathered to design drainage systems. This includes an analysis of soil, rocks, groundwater, and other factors to make sure your future structure is safe.

Grading and Compaction

Proper grading ensures that water can drain from your foundation. Compaction will ensure that you are able to safely use all equipment and manage the construction process.

These are some top tips for site preparation. Site preparation is essential before any construction or builds process.

This post was written by Tanner Brown. Tanner is the Owner and operator of Greenbar Excavation. Greenbar Excavation is a fully licensed, insured, and accredited Excavation company based in Prineville Oregon. Greenbar Excavation is one of the top Driveway Excavation companies in Central Oregon. Don’t look further, go with the company with your best interest in mind!