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5 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Commercial Excavating Contractor

Whether you are going to be building a full-scale shopping plaza or your goal is to build a large residential-commercial building, working with a commercial excavating contractor with appropriate experience in the market can be crucial to the construction process. Here are some of the best factors to consider when choosing a commercial excavation contractor:

A Company That Comes With Good Recommendations

If you can work with a commercial excavation contractor that has put up a number of local commercial properties, this can serve as a good frame of reference on what the company is like to work with. Consider reaching out to other companies or checking in on the reviews for the company before you contact them.

Work Experience

The contractor’s been in business for many years and had hundreds of successful excavation projects, it’s likely that they will be much more adaptable to change.

Properly Equipped

A quality commercial excavation company will also need to be properly equipped. Commercial excavation tasks often require extremely heavy equipment, a number of permits, and extreme safety considerations on any job site. If the company does not seem ready to handle these tasks, it may be better to go with a competitor.


A commercial excavation project needs to have proper licensing and insurance. A company that has their own insurance can protect you as a property owner and make sure you have protections in place if the company does not deliver on their contract.


A company that is certified and licensed has proven that they are showcasing safety on the site. A valid license will make sure that all standards and state laws will be followed on the job site.

Contact us today if you are interested in working with a reputable commercial excavation contractor in your area.

This post was written by Tanner Brown. Tanner is the Owner and operator of Greenbar Excavation. Greenbar Excavation is a fully licensed, insured, and accredited Excavation company based in Prineville Oregon. Greenbar Excavation is one of the top Foundation Excavation companies in Central Oregon. Don’t look further, go with the company with your best interest in mind!