The summer sun is high and, with exception of some recent thunderstorms in the Middle Tennessee area, the weather is calling for fun outside! This is usually the time of year our phone begins ringing about the need for excavation to be done in backyards across the Nashville, TN area for installing a swimming pool. The dreaming and planning for a pool requires a little more work than, say, a new garden or playground out back, and swimming pool excavation is a big one to work out. The following tips and information will help this process be as easy as possible for hiring your local excavation experts, like BARRIER, for digging up where your new poolside fun will take place.
Preparing Your Yard for Excavation
The first thing you can do to help prepare for construction in your backyard is to remove or condense any moveable items that could interfere with machinery or travel of a crew. We especially wouldn’t want any of your property being damaged, and the more clear a job site is, the less potential for problems. You will also want to help protect areas that you cannot move, such as planters or outdoor structures, such as kitchens or firepits.
Planning Your Time Around an Excavation Project
The variable of how much time a project will take is heavily dependent upon the outcome of the pool you are looking for. How deep and large you want the pool will be the contributing factors, as well as things like soil conditions of the site and the weather that will present during the job. The possibility of demolition is important to plan for as well, as the breaking up and removing of any masonry work will increase the time of the work being done.
Choose Upfront Where You Want any Excess
The excavation process will create a supply of dirt, sod, stones, gravel, and soil that will be unwanted for the installation job. You could at this point keep the excess supply or request that it be removed from your property.
Considering Your Neighbors Before the Project Begins
By nature, excavation is a mess making and noisy process. Huge amounts of material will be removed from your property by way of heavy machinery. Luckily, this process does not usually take much time, and if you speak with your neighbors ahead of time it might put them ore at ease to deal with the brief period of time it will take to add this nice new feature to your home. Who knows, maybe they could take a dip sometime too!
Hopefully, this insight on what it is like for swimming pool excavation to be done on your property by a local excavation expert will help make things more simple and easy to prepare for. Our team of professionals does a great job of maintaining the efficiency of the project as well as the integrity of your property. Give BARRIER a call today at (615) 257-1060 | (931) 536-1168 and schedule a FREE evaluation!