Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer
Absolutely! We're happy to meet with you to
discuss your project, give advice and provide a
cost estimate free of charge. If you're a
contractor booking a consultation for a
customer property, we
generally require you or another person familiar with the
project to be there when we arrive, though we do
make exceptions where appropriate.
Do you accept
Visa and Mastercard?
Yes, with a 3% surcharge to offset the cost of
processing credit card payments, except in the
case of fence rentals, which are exempt from
What are your
rates for excavator and truck services
apply when payment is made within seven days of
invoicing, but we also offer pricing for 20- and 30-day
terms, as set out in the following table.
and traffic safety supply rental fees are charged to your credit
card on the first of each month or upon
removal, whichever comes first.
charges apply and are described
Truck services refers to service calls
where only our dump truck (or truck and
trailer) is required.
A full list of our prices is available here.
purchases surcharge is a fee for purchases
made on your behalf, such as building
materials and dump fees. We provide proof of
purchases from the vendor or dump site for
all such costs.
Are excavator services
available on weekends and holidays?
Yes, within the hours set out in your
municipality's construction noise bylaw.
Saturdays are no problem, but most
jurisdictions prohibit construction on
Sundays and holidays, though Abbotsford, Mission
and Squamish do
not, while Surrey, Belcarra, Lions Bay and Chilliwack allow it on holidays but
You can look up
your municipality's construction noise hours
services available on weekends and holidays?
Yes, provided that any third parties required
are also open, such as the vendor from whom we
will be picking up your materials, or the
dump to which we will be hauling waste. We
are always able to deliver our rental fences
on weekends and holidays.
taxes apply to your services?
applies to all our services. PST applies to
delivery services when we are asked to pay
for purchases on your behalf, without installation contracting
through our excavator service. PST
also applies to fence rentals.
Are you fully
Yes, we carry comprehensive insurance, including
$10 million of liability coverage for your peace
of mind, and we're happy to provide proof of
insurance to any customer that requests it. We
are also registered with WorksafeBC under
account number 087014. More information is
drainage and waterproofing services?
install drain tile and rainwater leaders, as well as provide
foundation waterproofing and crack repairs to ensure that water
stays where it belongs - outside and away
from your home.
install sewer lines?
install sewage connections on both new and
Do you remove
remove old oil tanks and any contaminated
soil. Once your tank has been removed, we
provide free fill to help save you money.
deliver hot asphalt?
are not able to deliver hot asphalt for
paving projects. This is because our truck's
dumper has a system of hinges and latches
that allow its sides to fold for loading
pallets, and hot asphalt would contaminate
from working. We do, however, deliver asphalt
grindings as well as haul away asphalt
Can I rent
your excavator, dump truck or trailer?
though we do plan to offer rental equipment
in the near future, beginning with a skid-steer
bobcat (a Kubota SSV75), a track dumper
(a Kubota KC120) and a 2 tonne mini
excavator (a Bobcat E20). Stay tuned!
service heavy equipment?
No, we do not offer mechanical services at this
Can I pick up
your rental fences myself?
rental fences are available only on a
full-service basis that includes
installation and removal.
looks like it was designed in the '90s. What
I built this website myself, including all
graphic design work, layout and content. Not bad
for a heavy equipment operator!