Residential Yard Grading & Drainage – Edmonton & Area

Abalon Construction has been operating in the Edmonton Area for over 36 years, and have just recently expanded our experience to Residential Yard and Water Drainage control around the perimeter of residential homes and buildings.

Over the past three decades we’ve developed a strong reputation in the Edmonton area all thanks to our wide array of yard grading & drainage solutions and our commitment to properly addressing yard grading issues correctly, by seeing the entire picture of how your home is directing water (from your eavestrough system, to the grading of your yard, to the weeping tile & sump pump system outfitted under your home.)

As with Foundation Repairs, the key to solving the problem is taking a birds-eye approach to each homeowners unique yard grading issues. Controlling the water draining around your home is one of the best first steps to direct water away from your foundation, and is the best way to help prevent future basement water seepage as well as to prevent water from pooling around your home’s yard.

Unlike other Residential Yard Grading companies in Edmonton, Abalon Construction offers a fully transferable warranty on every residential Grading job we take on. This ensures our services are done correctly and will last for years to come.

Since 1970, the team at Abalon Construction has repaired well over 40,000 basement foundations throughout Western Canada. We’ve been providing residential yard grading services in Edmonton since 1986.


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Abalon ConstructionEdmonton
Yard Grading & Drainage Services
780-468-4400
Edmonton Residential Yard Grading & Drainage Experts
Decades of yard grading & drainage experience
31 years servicing Edmonton and surrounding areas
30 years Better Business Bureau Accredited Business

Free Residential Yard Grading Inspections & Estimates

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Frequently asked questions:

Does the city of Edmonton have by-laws or standards for Residential Yard Grading & Drainage?

Yes, the city of Edmonton does have standards that homeowners are required to uphold. Edmonton’s bylaw that came into effect in 1997 requires property owners to now be responsible for their own lot grading. This puts the responsibility on developers when building on a residential lot, and homeowners because lots as far back as 1986 can still be retroactively enforced.

Will exterior Yard Grading leave my driveway or home dirty or harm any trees or shrubbery?

The answer should always be no. We take great pride in leaving your property as clean as possible, and to take a conscious approach when grading around any older aged trees & sensitive shrubbery in your yard. Should we need to move any landscaping prior to Re-Grading your property, we will always notify the homeowner to plan on temporarily re-locating any items or to gently work around them to preserve their condition.

Does Yard Grading require the use of large equipment in my yard and around my property?

Some larger yards may require the use of smaller-bobcats or skid-steers to transport clay or topsoil, and to initially spread material across yards. However close proximity to the home is always approached with a hands-on approach manually for a more precise final grade. Most smaller residential grading & drainage projects are almost all hand-excavated by us, and graded with hand-tools to prevent any chance of damage, especially when working with tight access alongside residential homes.

I have sidewalks around my home, Can I still get Yard Grading done on my house without removing them?

In most cases, older sidewalks have settled and began tilting towards your residential home and become an impediment to the grade, and drainage around your property. In these cases, the removal and replacement of these sidewalks is always recommended to properly address the negative grade that is guiding unnecessary water towards your foundation. 

The proper approach we take is to neatly remove the concrete sidewalks around your home, to then properly address the grade to drain water away from your foundation. The next step is to either re-landscape the area around your home with beautiful new shrubs and trees, and decide if re-pouring a new sidewalk is within your budget or the placement of new sidewalk blocks, paving stones or brickwork is a more convenient and economical direction to take.

What does Residential Yard Grading & Drainage cost in Edmonton, Alberta?

The cost of your Yard Re-Grading & Drainage depends on a few factors:

  • The size of your home’s yard that needs to be re-graded, and the degree of negative slope around your property.
  • Access in and out of your property, including any tight access that makes it difficult to properly grade soil away from your home.

    The most important factor determining the cost of Yard Grading & Drainage in Edmonton is to have an experienced foundation & drainage specialist personally evaluate your lot’s grading. In addition, a foundation specialist can give you detailed explanations of exactly why and how your yard’s grading can be addressed, as well as identify other solutions to your water seepage, and grading issues. This includes identifying any blocked or inefficient eavestroughs, window-wells issues, sump-pump discharges, and much more.

Why Choose Abalon Construction for Residential Yard Re-Grading & Drainage?

Whenever you are price shopping for Residential Yard Re-Grading & Drainage, it’s critical that you receive written estimates from multiple companies. You want to fully ensure what your unique problem is as a homeowner, and how the company will solve your problem as well as provide any applicable warranty. This way you’ll be able to accurately compare each quote to determine the best option for your home’s unique grading & drainage issues.

 


— free inspections & estimates for yard grading in Edmonton & area —

Abalon ConstructionEdmonton
Yard Grading & Drainage Services
780-468-4400
Edmonton Residential Yard Grading & Drainage Experts
Decades of yard grading & drainage experience
31 years servicing Edmonton and surrounding areas
30 years Better Business Bureau Accredited Business

Free Residential Yard Grading Inspections & Estimates

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