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How To Get a Demolition Permit & Prep for Demolition

If you have a house, garage, or commercial building you’d like to demolish, chances are you need a demolition permit first. In this article, we will go over how to apply for one in the City of Regina and how to prepare your property for demolition. Every jurisdiction is different,

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Articles on Aggregate

How to Amend Fresh Topsoil Before Planting

Spring is approaching, and gardening season is almost here. However, before you start planting, it’s a good idea to test and amend newly purchased topsoil. This guide is also helpful for amending existing soil in your garden. Even if you had great success in previous years, the soil does lose

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Articles on Snow Removal

What Makes Us Excel at Commercial Properties Snow Removal

Not many people outside of the industry know that snow removal for commercial properties are quite different from residential. As a result, they may end up hiring companies that aren’t adequately equipped or staffed to handle the demanding nature of commercial sites. This article explains the differences between the two

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Articles on Excavation

Excavating in Winter – What You Need to Know

Excavating in the winter certainly presents its challenges, but it’s hard to avoid considering Regina’s average temperature falls below zero five months of the year. Nothing will get done or built if excavations don’t take place because of it. In this article, we go over some of the difficulties of

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Articles on Aggregate

Our Top Soil Test Results & Basics in Plant Nutrients

According to Michigan State University, topsoil that is dark and free of weed isn’t necessarily good. The only way to know for sure is to have it analyzed,  which is why we test our top soil from time to time to ensure quality. And to help you understand what you’re

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Articles on Demolition

Our Excavating Equipment & Heavy Machinery

An excavating company‘s fleet size and variety of heavy equipment are essential to taking on different kinds of jobs. This is what we are proud of at Serbu and also what sets us apart from our competitors. Below is a list of earthmoving machines that we have in our fleet

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Articles on Excavation

Reasons to Hire an Excavating Company

Whether it’s to excavate for a foundation, landscaping, an in-ground pool, or irrigation system, digging is digging. With tutorials widely available online, it may be tempting to take on an excavation project yourself. But before you pick up a shovel or attempt to learn how to operate an excavator on

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Articles on Excavation

What’s Commercial Excavation & How’s It Different

What sets us apart from our competitors with just a handful of heavy equipment is our capability to take on large industrial-size projects. But what is commercial excavation exactly, and how is it different from digging for residential properties? We answer those two questions in this article and offer our

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Articles on Demolition

Dealing with Cracked Concrete – Removal or Repair?

Concrete surfaces such as sidewalks, patios, driveways, retaining walls, and foundation walls can suffer from weather damage and erosion. As concrete degrades, it can create potential tripping hazards and become a general eyesore. The question is, is the concrete repairable, or does it require complete removal to start over? In

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Grading issue in the yard
Articles on Excavation

Fixing Drainage & Grading Without Hiring Excavation Contractor

With spring comes warmer temperatures and melting snow, which can lead to water pooling in different areas of your property. Water pooling in your yard or around your home’s foundation is an indicator of a drainage or grading issue that needs attention. This article discusses how to identify a water

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