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First Step In Building Your Dream Property

When building a property the first step is to have the land at which it’s going to be built, prepared. By land preparation it means that the land is clear and stable to have a property built on it in the first place. Whether you’re a first time property owner or an experienced builder, it is difficult to understand the necessary steps of land preparation and not a lot of people have an experience in this so leaving it to the professionals is the best solution because they know the changing regulations and rules regarding it.

First of you should familiarizing yourself with the definitions of the procedures in land preparation. When you have understood what steps are there and which ones you require, you’ll be better able to communicate your needs to the thirds party contractor.


These are the retaining structures which are used for shoreline protection.

Camera Locating:

In this process a special camera is used to view the storm water pipes and septic drain fields.


In this they remove roots, trees and other vegetation from the site of building.

Curtain Drains:

In this a trench containing perforated pipe or filled with rock or gravel which helps in redirecting  groundwater and surface water away from an area.

Cut & Fill:

“Cut” means the ground being dug up and “fill” means adding up the dirt.


This is the tearing-down of structures and buildings.

Erosion Control:

Erosion control means the special precaution which is taken to prevent the runoff from the clear land from carrying the mud to the adjacent properties, roads and waterways.


It’s the digging or moving of the soil.


It’s done to reduce the surface to an inclination or a specified level.


In this process trees are cut down.

Pipe Lying:

In this process the pipes are laid down and assembled in trenches.

Retaining Walls:

In this a wall is put up that holds back water or earth.

Road Building:

In this a roadway is created.

Sanitary Sewer:

By this a system is created out of underground pipes through which grey water is carried to a treatment plant.

Storm Drains:

This system is designed to carry drainage and rainfall to the designated areas.

Storm water Management:

It’s the process which controls, reduces and helps to prevent storm water runoff via dispersion trenches or infiltration pits.

Utility Trenching:

It’s a non-drainage trench that is for routing cables and pipes.