Whenever you are considering a new landscaping project or construction on your property, grading is essential to ensuring long-term stability and health of your property; an improperly-graded property may result in future issues that increase in difficulty to solve. Properly grading your property can provide several benefits. Grading changes the contouring of your landscape to facilitate efficient draining and can contribute to the beauty of your property. Grading creates a stable foundation for your landscape that allows for more complex or involved projects. When grading a property, we sculpt the land to maximize both utility and beauty—leaving you with a lawn or property that is both easy to care for and easy on the eyes! Good grading can also help with some drainage issues. A poorly-graded landscape can allow water to damage your property, leading to unwanted erosion, which can ruin even the most carefully crafted projects. Additionally, poor grading can result in standing water. Standing water can lead to over-watered plants and trees, foundation damage, and become a breeding ground for mosquitoes and other pests. Contact us to find out how we can improve your landscape with grading.
As mentioned above, poor drainage can be a nightmare for your home and landscape. Luckily, there are several options available to help move excess water to different areas of your property in a way that ensures the health and stability of your yard. Sometimes the solution to water in your basement can be as simple as connecting your downspout lines and redirecting the water away from the house, or gently grading the area around your house to safely reroute rainwater. Occasionally the situation on your property is more complex, and requires a more involved solution. Do not let this deter you, however; we have extensive experience installing yard drains, french drains, berms, creating swales, and other strategic options that can address the most complicated water issues. Contact us today for your free estimate.