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Excavation for Erosion Control

When you think about properties suffering from erosion, you might imagine homes on the edge of cliffs just inches away from dropping into the ocean.  Yet, properties throughout the state in all types of environments experience problems that can be mitigated and improved upon.  Erosion is the process by which soil and rock are displaced […]

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Thinking About an Underground Home?

Are you interested in what living underground is like?  Underground homes are technically one of two types of earth-sheltered dwellings where at least one of the sides is covered by dirt.  These structures require a combination of professional excavation and construction to ensure the home is stable and waterproof. People looking for innovative ways to […]

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Considerations for Selecting Your Home Site

Think you’ve found your perfect rural property for building a new home?  Oregon lands are diverse, providing a variety of environments from flat valley floors to secluded forested hillsides to fit just about anyone’s desires for living space.  Even after you’ve signed the paperwork to secure that prime location, there are still many considerations for […]

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What is Terrace Farming?

Southern Oregon has abundant land available for farming.  In fact, the Rogue River Valley is well known for producing delicious pears and other tree fruits.  Winemakers continue to develop more ground in the region for vineyards.  Mountain areas work well for herding animals such as cattle and sheep, yet coastal winds make even sloped land […]

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Fire Mitigation for Southern Oregon Properties

Southern Oregon attracts residents and tourists for many reasons, but our climate and natural surroundings are at the top of most lists.  Take Jacksonville, Oregon, for example.   Jacksonville experiences an average of nearly 200 sunny days per year, and an average high temperature of 88.8℉ each July.  Stunning vistas of forested mountains are visible in every […]

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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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