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Residential Excavation Services in Massachusetts

We are a reliable landscape & snow management company who specialize in providing comprehensive solutions for various construction and landscaping projects. Our expertise lies in handling excavation tasks, including land clearing, grading, trenching, and site preparation. In addition, we offer a wide range of equipment services, such as equipment rentals and transportation. We cater to a diverse range of clients, including homeowners, contractors, builders, and property developers in Massachusetts. With our skilled team and state-of-the-art equipment, we are committed to delivering efficient, safe, and reliable solutions that meet the unique needs of our clients in the construction and landscaping industry.
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Excavation Contractors throughout MA

Land Clearing

This involves preparing a site by removing trees, shrubs, debris, and other obstacles. Equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, and tree mulchers are commonly used for efficient and safe land clearing.

Grading & Leveling

Excavation contractors use heavy equipment like graders and skid steers to achieve proper grading and leveling of the land. This step ensures a flat and even surface, allowing for accurate construction and landscaping.

Trenching & Utilities

Excavation services are often required to dig trenches for utility installations, such as water lines, sewer pipes, or electrical conduits. Backhoes, trenchers, or excavators with specialized attachments are used for precise trenching and efficient installation.

Foundation Excavation

Before constructing a building, excavation contractors dig out the foundation area, ensuring proper depth and dimensions. Excavators are commonly used for foundation excavation, with skilled operators ensuring accuracy and compliance with engineering plans.

Retaining Wall Installation

For the construction of retaining walls to prevent erosion or create terraced landscapes, excavation is necessary to prepare the site. Heavy machinery like excavators or mini-loaders with hydraulic hammers or augers are used to excavate the area and install the retaining wall system.

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Swimming Pool Excavation

Excavation services are required to create a space for swimming pools. Equipment such as excavators or mini-excavators with precision attachments are used to carefully dig the pool area while considering the required depths and dimensions.

The specific equipment used may vary depending on the scope and size of the project. Excavation companies typically utilize machinery like excavators, bulldozers, backhoes, skid steers, and compactors to efficiently complete excavation tasks. These machines are operated by experienced professionals who ensure safety and precision throughout the project.

By utilizing this range of equipment and expertise in various excavation services, residential communities can rely on professional excavation contractors to prepare their land, construct foundations, install utilities, or create outdoor features, ensuring the success of their construction or landscaping projects.

Excavation Equipment

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Excavators are versatile machines that are essential for many excavation projects. They feature a boom, dipper, and bucket attachment that allows for digging, lifting, and moving large amounts of soil, rocks, and debris. Excavators come in various sizes, ranging from mini-excavators for smaller projects to larger excavators for more extensive excavations.

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Skid Steers

Skid steers are compact machines with a small turning radius, making them ideal for tight and confined spaces. They are equipped with a wide range of attachments, including buckets, forks, landscape rakes, and augers, allowing for various tasks such as digging, grading, and debris removal.

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Wheel Loaders

Wheel loaders are heavy machinery used for loading and moving large amounts of materials, such as soil, gravel, or stones. They have a front-mounted bucket and are commonly used for tasks like transporting materials, clearing debris, and filling dump trucks.

Benefits of Burns Landscaping Excavation & Equipment Services

By choosing Burns Landscaping for excavation and equipment services, clients can benefit from our expertise, professional-grade equipment, safety focus, efficient project management, cost-effectiveness, and exceptional customer service. We aim to deliver outstanding results and exceed expectations for every project we undertake.

Expertise & Experience

Burns Landscaping brings a wealth of expertise and experience in the field of excavation and equipment services. Our skilled team is knowledgeable in all aspects of excavation work and utilizes their expertise to deliver high-quality results efficiently and safely.

Professional Equipment

We provide access to a wide range of professional-grade heavy equipment necessary for excavation projects. Our well-maintained and up-to-date machinery ensures optimal performance and productivity, allowing us to complete projects in a timely and efficient manner.


Our team is capable of handling a diverse range of excavation projects. From land clearing and grading to trenching and foundation excavation, we have the expertise and equipment to handle various types and sizes of projects, making us a one-stop solution for a wide range of excavation needs.

Attention to Safety

Safety is our top priority at Burns Landscaping. Our experienced operators are trained in strict safety protocols, ensuring that all excavation work is conducted with the utmost care and adherence to safety standards. This commitment to safety minimizes the risk of accidents and ensures a safe working environment for everyone involved.

Efficient Project Management

We pride ourselves on efficient project management from start to finish. Our team works closely with clients to understand their specific needs and project requirements. We provide clear timelines, manage resources effectively, and maintain open communication to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.

Site Cleanup and Restoration

After completing excavation work, we take care of site cleanup and restoration. Our team ensures that the work area is left clean, removing any debris or excess materials accumulated during the excavation process. We pay attention to detail to restore the site as closely as possible to its original condition.


Hiring Burns Landscaping for excavation and equipment services can offer cost savings in various ways. Our efficient project management helps minimize time and resource wastage, and our expertise ensures accurate work that reduces the potential for costly mistakes or rework. Additionally, our competitive pricing and transparent approach help optimize project costs while maintaining quality.

Excellent Customer Service

At Burns Landscaping, excellent customer service is a priority. We are committed to providing exceptional support throughout the entire process, from initial consultation to project completion. Our team is responsive, friendly, and dedicated to ensuring that clients have a positive experience working with us.

What Our Customers Say

Professional, experienced, and truly experts in both landscape and hardscape services. I recommend Burns Landscaping to everyone! Their office admin is also fantastic and completely in the loop on what’s happening in the field.

- Cori, Georgetown, MA

"Burns Landscaping only took 3 days to totally transform our backyard from 2 ugly broken overgrown rock walls to a bigger yard with a beautiful interlocking wall and planting bed on top! We highly recommend them to everyone!"

- Brian & Kelly, Reading, MA

"Thank you for your hard work and attention to detail on our patio project. We truly appreciate your quick responses to whatever questions we had from the planning process to the completion of the project."

- Lazar Family, Wakefield, MA

Residential Excavation & Equipment Services in MA

Burns Landscaping provides opportunities to residential communities for excavation services throughout Massachusetts including the North Shore, Greater Boston, and beyond. To see our full service area, please click below.

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P.O. Box 539
Tewksbury, MA 01876