Excavation Services

Excavation Services

Bright Green Landscapes can provide you with professional excavation services. We
currently provide professional excavation services in Hampshire, Elgin, St.Charles,
Bartlett, West Dundee, Lake in the hills, Carpentersville, Algonquin, Huntley & Gilberts
IL. To request a Free Excavation Quote, please fill out our estimate form or give us a
call at 847-344-4656.

Bright Green Landscapes offers a wide variety of excavation services for their
residential & commercial clients. Our excavation and yard drainage services can help
alleviate frustrating water problems that occur on your property and home. Bright Green
Landscapes is here to provide you with a comprehensive plan that will help solve those
frustrating drainage issues. We have the proper equipment and qualified workforce with
excavating experience needed to perform those complex drainage and water issues on
your property. Unlike some excavating companies, Bright Green Landscapes will also
restore your turf after all work is complete. This is one of the benefits of hiring us as we
are a landscape and excavation company. Bright Green Landscapes currently provides
excavating services in Elgin, IL and the surrounding areas.

Excavation Services We Offer

Basements & Foundations

Bright Green Landscapes performs excavation services for basements, foundations and
footings. Whether you’re in need of our excavation services for an addition on your
home or a new construction building, we’ve got you covered. We work hard and
efficiently to stay on schedule to meet your deadlines for all of your excavation needs.
For more information on our excavation foundation services contact us at

Equestrian Services

Our excavation company knows the attention of detail needed to perform the array of
equestrian services for our customers. Our excavation services include providing
equestrian services for our residential and commercial clients. We offer equestrian
services such as preparing ground for installing paddocks and arenas. If you have an
existing paddock or arena that needs to be resurfaced with the proper material we can
do that as well. Bright Green Landscapes equestrian services will develop a plan to
ensure you have proper drainage in these areas to prevent any flooding or injury to your
horses. Feel free to contact us today for more information on our equestrian services
and we can set up a free consultation to go over your project.

Truck Hauling & Material Spreading

Bright Green Landscapes can assist you in all your hauling and material spreading
needs. Some customers request removal of certain materials from their property while
others want us to bring materials in. Common materials we work with are soil, clean fill,
multiple grades of gravel, boulders, sand, decorative stone, outcroppings, mulch, high
organic compost soil and many others.

Excavation & Grading

Our excavating and grading services include removing excess soil on property, leveling
uneven ground and providing drainage solutions. Whether you need us to excavate an
area that you’re trying to achieve by removing a slope in your backyard to provide a
level playing surface, or needing to bring in materials to build up a specific area, we are
here to help. Feel free to contact our excavation company for more information on our
excavation and grading services

Demolition & Debris Removal

Bright Green Landscapes can help assist you for all your excavation demolition and
debris removal needs. We offer a wide array of services such as structure demolitions,
forestry demolitions and many other types of debris removal. We can also help you with
smaller debris removals such as excess soil or decorative stone. Contact our
excavation company to set up your free consultation today!

Roads, Parking Lots & Driveways

We can provide you with correct excavation preparation, compaction & drainage for
your gravel roads, parking lots and driveways installations. We also can excavate areas
to install new culvert pipes underneath your driveway and entrance areas. Contact us to
set up a consultation for your excavation of gravel road, parking lot or driveway
installation project.

Underground Utilities

Bright Green Landscapes can provide you with excavation services for any new utilities
you may need underground. We will excavate the area as needed, backfill when your
utilities are installed and grade all areas disturbed. Some excavation companies wont
restore lawn damage once they’re done. We will make sure to install new grass seed or
sod after we are done.

Stormwater Management

We can definitely help assist you with your stormwater management issues you may
have. We offer excavation services such as, but not limited to: Water Service/Main,
Catch Basins, French Drains, Storm Sewers, Sewer Systems, Ponds/Overflows and a
wide variety of other drainage solutions. You can count on our excavation company to
get the job done right the first time.

Underground & Above Ground Pool Excavating

Looking to install a new underground or above ground pool? Bright Green Landscapes
can help assist you with our pool excavating services. Whether you’re in need of
excavating soil for an underground pool or you need to grade a specific area for an
above ground pool, we’ve got you covered. We can also restore your lawn when we’re
done or when your pool contractor completes their pool excavating services and
installation of the pool itself.

Boulder Walls & Terraces

Our excavation company can provide you with a natural, eye catching boulder retaining
wall installation. Unlike traditional retaining walls made from treated lumber or precast
block, boulder retaining walls offer the same solution with more of a natural and
stunning appeal. We have the proper excavation equipment necessary to complete your
boulder retaining wall installation in an efficient, timely manner. We have a wide variety
of boulders to choose from. Feel free to contact us for more information about our
boulder retaining wall installation services.

Pond Installation

Whether you’re interested in excavating a small pond installation for relaxation next to
your patio or you would like to excavate a large pond installation in your backyard to go
fishing, we’re here to make your dreams a reality. No pond excavation is too big or
small, contact us to set up your free pond excavation services consultation.

For The Kids & Family

We have done plenty of fun projects suitable for your family to have a great time. Below is a list of some other projects our excavation company is capable of:
● Excavating and grading hockey rink installations
● Excavation and grading for equestrian services such as horse paddocks & arenas
● Excavate and grade areas for swing sets or jungle jims
● ATV and dirtbike track/trail installation
● Yard grading and excavating to level out backyards to play sports
● Excavate and grade trampoline pads & More

Signs That You Need A Drainage & Excavation Company

● Standing water near home or in middle of property
● Soft & squishy soils after 24 hours of no precipitation
● Water draining towards or near homes foundation
● Foundation leaks
● Mower tire ruts: When the yard is always soggy, but you still have to mow, it’s ultimately going to leave ruts.
● Muddy tracks: Whether it’s the dog or the kids, muddy prints keep making it onto your hardscaping, and even worse, into your home.
● Plant bed erosion: Every time there’s a heavy rain, the plant beds get completely washed out.
● Hardscaping floods: Water that isn’t properly directed may be washing over your walkways or patio and leaving a muddy mess that has to be power washed after every storm.
● Pooling water: Improper patio installation and no drainage solution below may lead to a patio that forms a little “pond” with each rainstorm. This can happen in the yard, too. Any stagnant water like this is an invitation for mosquito breeding.
● An unusable yard: When your yard turns into a swamp, it may become completely useless to your family and friends.
● Water in the basement: Every homeowners’ nightmare is that improper yard drainage will ultimately lead to water ending up in the basement. Unfortunately, we’ve seen it happen.

Excavation Drainage Solutions

If you have experienced any of these problems and would like to figure out a solution, Bright Green Landscapes is here to help. Fortunately, our excavating company has several ways to address these yard drainage issues.

Excavating & Land Grading

Land grading is a great way to divert water away from your home. Excavating soils and creating the proper slope to divert surface water away from your home is crucial to protect your investment. People are often surprised to learn that even a small grading change can make a world of difference. Excavating and regrading areas can generally solve most of our customers’ issues. Feel free to contact our excavation company for more details.

Underground Downspout Installation

Clogged gutters and downspouts are the number one leading cause of basement flooding. We are amazed by how many homes we see with downspouts draining right along the foundation. Installing underground downspout drains is a great insurance policy against basement flooding. We recommend excavating soil to the proper depth and installing drains at least 10 feet away from home with the proper pitch to prevent hydrostatic pressure build up along foundation walls. We can either install corrugated drain tile or PVC drain pipe. Installation of underground downspouts also prevents flooding of plant root systems and washing away mulch or decorative stone in your landscape beds. We can even install underground downspout drains for those tough areas along sidewalks of paver patio areas.

French Drain Installation

Excavation and installation of french drains are primarily used to prevent ground and surface water from damaging building foundations. It can also be used to get rid of standing water in low areas of lawn or in ditches. French drains can also be installed for downspouts, sump pumps and retaining walls. Our french drain installations are installed with either 4” perforated corrugated drain tile or 4” perforated PVC. The corrugated drain tile is a cheaper alternative but is not as durable as PVC piping. All drains are sloped away from the home to ensure water stays away from your foundation. Proper installation of a french drain includes excavating and removal of excess soil, installing proper drain fabric, installing clean stone and perforated pipe. Our excavation company takes pride in performing high quality workmanship and making sure our customers are satisfied.

Underground Sump Pump Drain Installation

Installing underground sump pump drains is a great way to divert the water to a specific location on your property to minimize flooding around your home. We recommend this service for anyone experiencing frequent sump pump usage or for someone that wants a cleaner look and not have to worry about an extension hose on the discharge pipe. With our professional excavation services we will properly slope all drains away from home to prevent any flooding issues. Our excavation company can even work with your existing plumber if they do not have the proper equipment to perform this service for you.

If you are interested in a quote or would like to receive more information about our excavating services, feel free to contact us at 847-344-4656 or fill out the Free estimate form. We would love the opportunity to work with you and show you why Bright Green Landscapes is the top-rated excavation company in Elgin, IL and surrounding areas.


Don’t see your excavation project above? Feel free to contact us and see if we can be of any assistance on your excavating project.