Expert Site Work and Excavation Services in Greater Portland, Maine

What Is Site Prep & Excavation?

Site prep and excavation involve the groundwork necessary for building projects, such as new home constructions, commercial developments, or additions. This typically includes activities such as lot clearing, grading, land leveling, and foundation setting, as well as septic prep and drainage work. Site prep and excavation are critical to ensure the site is ready for construction and meets all necessary building codes and regulations. A skilled and experienced site prep and excavation contractor is essential for ensuring the job is done efficiently and correctly.

At Groundhog Property Services, we understand that the foundation of any successful construction project starts with expert site prep and excavation services. Whether you’re building a new home or need help with land clearing, grading, or septic prep, our team of experienced contractors can help. 

Our Services

New Home Packages

We offer a comprehensive package for new home builds in the Greater Portland, Maine area. From clearing the lot to leveling the foundation, we work with you to ensure your property is ready for construction. We can also install septic systems, new lawns, and complete the finishing touches of landscaping.


Our residential and commercial excavation services include site prep support, lot clearing, land grading, foundation setting, septic system installation, drainage, and driveway reclamation. No matter what type of excavation work you need, our team has the experience and equipment necessary to complete the job efficiently.

Lot Clearing

We have the equipment and expertise to clear lots of any size, from small coastal Maine side yards to large lots for new home builds in Scarborough, Standish, Gorham, or Windham. Our fleet of equipment allows us to clear your lot quickly and efficiently, no matter the scope of the project.

Land Grading, Leveling & Tilling

We can grade or regrade your property to create proper drainage away from your home, level the land for a new lawn or foundation installation, or till the soil to create a nutrient-rich seedbed for your new plants. With our state-of-the-art equipment, we can handle any land grading or tilling job with precision and care.

Septic Prep

Our septic prep services include making sure that your property is ready for septic installation. We will help you choose the best location for your septic system, and we’ll make sure that the site is fully prepared for the installation process.


We offer a range of driveway services, from reclaiming old farm roads and gravel driveways to filling potholes after a harsh winter. No matter what type of driveway work you need, our team is ready to help you get the access you need quickly and efficiently.


Proper drainage is crucial for protecting your home from water damage and preventing erosion on your property. Our team has the expertise to complete any light drainage work you need, or we can help you tackle larger site work projects that require more extensive drainage solutions.


If you need a small structure, barn, shed, or residential property demolished, we have the expertise and equipment to get the job done. Our team can help you discuss the scope of your project and provide you with a comprehensive demolition plan that meets your needs.

Ready To Get Your Site Prepped or Excavated and Your Project Started?