When it comes to landscaping and construction projects across the Sunshine Coast, it’s fair to say that most of us don’t start out with the project site and surrounding areas in the perfect condition for starting work.

In the vast majority of cases, it is very likely that you are going to have to use some kind of earth moving machinery in order to clear the way for the ‘real work’ to begin, and the team here at Watsons Excavations should be the first port of call when you reach that stage.

Our speciality is providing experts and machinery to do all of the earthmoving work that you need.

With that in mind, here is some more basic information about that kind of requirements involved in earthmoving on the Sunshine Coast.

How Big is the Job?


The first thing that you will need to do is predict and ascertain how much earth actually needs to be moved, as this will dictate what make and model of earthmoving machine you are going to need to hire.

The more earth, and the more ‘hostile’ the components of that earth, the larger and more sturdy the machine you use is going to have to be.

Consider the Site


Alongside the quantity of materials that need to be moved, other considerations include the condition of the surrounding site. If the ground is not firm or approachable, then that could cause a problem.

Shifting Ground


How far does the material in question need to be moved? This will also be a big factor.

The further the distance, the more speed and turnaround time you are going to want.

This will help to shorten the time that earthmoving takes, allowing you to get on with the rest of your project much quicker

The size of the machinery should be one of the most important elements of the machine that you pay attention to
Of course, the bigger the bucket, the more earth that can be moved at any one time.

So, if you are going to be requiring professional services for earthmoving on the Sunshine Coast, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

A quick phone call or email to one of our trained and experienced team members will provide the answers to any questions that you might have.

We very much look forward to being able to help you achieve the earthmoving and overall project goals.

If you would like to learn more about excavation and the do's and don't of the service, read our other blog post here.