Excavation Oregon

Pros and Cons of a Tiny Home 

Tiny homes are becoming increasingly popular for those who love to travel, want to downsize, or simply seek a more affordable option in the current housing market.  In Oregon, tiny houses feel right at home in the wilderness of the state.  Building one if you have access to the property just might be right for […]

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How to Choose a Location for a Pond

A pond can be an attractive and functional feature of a rural property in Oregon, but it’s essential to build it in an ideal spot.  Landowners should consider many factors, and a professional excavation crew like Excavation Oregon can help you choose a location for a pond.  Whether your pond is to collect water runoff […]

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Brush Clearing Your Undeveloped Land

A benefit of living in Southern Oregon is living in solitude on land with beautiful vistas underneath blue skies.  Finding an undeveloped parcel of land and turning it into your dream property for living or relaxing is entirely attainable with the right tools and skills.  The first step in converting the land is brush clearing. […]

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The Basics of Demolition

Unfortunately, the perfect location for your home isn’t always vacant land.  Many times, an aging structure resides atop a picturesque or otherwise valuable property.  Savvy purchasers may negotiate a slightly lower price for the parcel because of the unusable building or home, but then it’s up to the buyer to figure out how to remove […]

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Hire a Professional Excavation Company to Avoid these Common Excavation Hazards

Most construction projects will require a degree of excavation, and while home or property owners may be tempted to do the work themselves, there are substantial risks to consider.  Hiring a qualified and experienced excavation company like Excavation Oregon will ensure your project is completed according to building and safety standards. Three Risks a Professional […]

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Now’s the Time to Implement Fuel Reduction Strategies

Are You Prepared for the Summer Heat in Southern Oregon? Did you know that in 2020, more than 9.5 million acres of land burned as wildfires in twelve contiguous Western states alone?  Of the 17,000 structures destroyed, about 9,200 of them were homes.  As the weather turns dry and hot, many homeowners become anxious about […]

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Tips for Mobile Home Demolition and Removal

There’s nothing more unsightly than having an abandoned, dilapidated mobile home sitting on your property.  Depending on how well a home has been maintained, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) estimates that modern manufactured homes have an average life expectancy of 30 to 55 years.  It’s not uncommon for older mobile homes […]

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Tips for Building a Strong Retaining Wall

Retaining walls are effective functional structures to control water drainage and prevent erosion on sloped properties.  Some of our most beautiful homes in Southern Oregon and Northern California are built on mountainsides, and these homeowners often rely on substantial retaining walls to create a level surface for their yards, patios, and driveways.  However, retaining walls […]

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Ready for a new driveway?

Your driveway is a functional element to provide accessibility to your home and outbuildings while at the same time presenting an attractive and secure welcome to your property.  Whether you’re developing a brand new piece of land or if you need to upgrade an existing and possibly problematic driveway, our professional team at Excavation Oregon […]

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Beautify Your Yard and Control Runoff with a Rain Garden

It’s that time of year when property owners notice the impact of water runoff.  Excessive water runoff can create flooding, erosion, and destruction to landscaping as well as natural wildlife.  There are many ways to manage water runoff, and creating a rain garden is a popular solution, particularly for smaller plots of land.  Rain gardens […]

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