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Muskoka’s Choice for Demolition to Landscaping

McKean's Excavating

Our Focus Areas

We pride ourselves on meeting deadlines and delivering on our promises, ensuring that your project is completed on time and within budget.


Septic System Installation

At McKean's Excavating, we understand that a reliable septic system is essential for any property in Muskoka. With over 19 years of experience, our team is highly skilled in the installation of septic systems that meet both the needs of our clients and the environmental regulations of Muskoka. Our commitment to quality ensures that the septic system we install is efficient, sustainable, and designed to last. 


Lot Clearing

McKean's Excavating offers professional lot clearing services in Muskoka, tailored to prepare your land for any project, whether it’s for construction, landscaping, or conservation purposes. We have honed our skills and expanded our expertise to provide efficient and environmentally conscious lot clearing services that align with Muskoka's ecological regulations. We believe in a client-focused approach, offering customized solutions that meet the specific needs of each project. We work closely with you to understand your vision and objectives, ensuring that the cleared lot suits your plans.



Our team is equipped to handle demolition projects of any scale, from small residential structures to commercial buildings. We understand the complexities involved in the safe and efficient teardown of structures, making us a trusted partner in the demolition process. We assess each structure thoroughly, identifying materials that can be recycled and determining the safest method for demolition. Our approach is not only about tearing down but also about making way for new possibilities, with minimal impact on the surrounding environment and community.

McKean's Excavating & Barging, has been a trusted partner in property transformations across Muskoka, for over 19 years—from demolitions to beautiful landscaping. Serving the heart of cottage country, Ryan's team fully understands the unique needs and respects the natural beauty of Muskoka. Our long-standing commitment to quality and local experience makes us the preferred choice for both homeowners and developers throughout Muskoka. Whether enhancing a lakeside cottage or preparing a new build site, Ryan's Excavating delivers with a blend of precision and care that protects and enhances Muskoka's cherished landscapes. Our services not only meet the demands of today's projects but also ensure the sustainability and enjoyment of Muskoka’s environment for generations to come.

For over 19 years, we’ve specialized in providing top-notch excavating services across Muskoka 

McKeans Excavating Team

We Excavate, We Enhance,We Deliver

Led by Ryan McKean, who brings over 19 years of experience and a local knowledge of the Muskoka landscape, our team is committed to more than just excavation and construction. We work hard to strengthen our local community and support its growth with every job. Our goal is to go beyond what's expected by using proven methods that improve both efficiency and quality. As a top excavation service in Muskoka, we do more than change the landscape; we're helping to build our community, one project at a time. 

Join us in shaping Muskoka's landscape, where our commitment to quality work creates lasting impacts right here at home.


What We Provide 


Site Preparation

This foundational step involves clearing the land of vegetation, debris, and any existing structures. It sets the stage for construction by ensuring the land is ready for the next steps.


Excavation for Septic System

Specialized Excavation for Septic Systems ensures your property functions as designed. We offer precision digging and installation in Muskoka for reliable, long-lasting septic solutions.


Grading and Leveling

Critical for new constructions and projects, this service includes digging out the soil to the required depth and dimensions for the foundation of a house or residential building. It requires precision to ensure the stability of the structure.


Landscaping and Hardscaping Preparation

Beyond the foundation and utility work, residential excavating can also prepare a site for landscaping and hardscaping, including the installation of retaining walls, garden beds, patios, and other outdoor features.


Demolition Services

Our demolition services cater to a wide range of projects, from residential teardowns to large-scale commercial clearings. We are dedicated to providing safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible demolition solutions that meet the specific needs of each client.



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