Central Florida Site Development; Importance of Land Clearing

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The earthworks, site clearing, excavation, are necessary steps taken to make a property ready for construction or a building foundation are essential for a successful project. 

Two crucial elements are land clearing and grubbing. 

Land clearing focuses on removing all the surface debris, vegetation, rocks, hazardous waste, and brush. 

Grubbing is the process of removing underground structures, roots, and systems. 

Hiring a reputable and experienced land clearing team is vital to ensure you won’t have problems down the road. 

What to focus on when choosing a earthwork team 

Honest, transparent, open communication

Knowledgable staff and workers with experience with your type of project

They own their own large, high end machinery and equipment.

References with high quality work

Why is the land clearing process important 

Enhance the usability of land

Usually, land clearing is necessary before a piece of land can be built on. Lot clearing, tree and debris removal enables the land to be accessible and usable. 

Safety purposes 

Rotting wood, invasive plants, dead trees, and hazardous materials can pose many threats to the land. Clearing the land eliminates these dangers. 

Improves soil 

The dirt and sand currently on most properties here in Central Florida is soft and not feasible to build on. Removing this top layer and replacing it with quality soil that can withstand the weight of buildings is necessary for a successful project. 

Promotes healthy growth of plants and trees

When a property is cleared, it helps advance the growth of healthy trees and plants. Overcrowded vegetation does not look good and decreases the likelihood of favorable plants surviving. Clearing proves ample room for growth and better access to nutrients, water, and sunlight. 

Enhance land value and aesthetics 

Removing unwanted trees and plants will make the property more attractive and increase its value 

Decreases risk of fire 

Fires can be a serious problem here in Central Florida. When a property is overgrown the chances of a fire increases. Land clearing removes rotting trees and dead plants, and other threats. This prevents fires from starting and protects nearby structures. 

Reduce pests

Dense areas with a lot of plants, underbrush, and trees, provide shelter for pests. Properties like these have a higher risk of pest infestation. 

Don’t underestimate the importance of excavation and land clearing here in Central Florida. Whether it’s a large housing development, commercial real estate project, or a residential home, every construction undertaking starts from the ground up. A solid foundation is essential for a successful project.

Swell Construction Group has an unmatched reputation. With customer service that is top tier and the highest quality work, we our proud of our reputation of performing under budget, on schedule, and with pride.