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McKean’s Excavating & Barging offers tailored excavating services across Muskoka, specializing in comprehensive site preparation, septic system installations, and detailed land clearing. With over 19 years of experience and a comprehensive understanding of Muskoka’s specific terrain challenges, our team ensures each project is handled with accuracy and care. Whether you’re constructing a new home, upgrading your property, or preparing for commercial development, McKean's Excavating provides reliable solutions tailored to meet your needs. 


Site Preparation

Our site preparation services ensure that your land is optimally ready for any project. We assess soil stability, remove obstacles, and ensure compliance with local environmental regulations, setting the stage for a successful project. Trust us to prepare your site with precision, paving the way for smooth construction processes.


Excavation for Septic System

In Muskoka, proper septic system installation is crucial for both environmental sustainability and property value. Our excavating services for septic systems are tailored to the specific terrain and regulations of Muskoka. We use careful techniques to install systems that are efficient, compliant, and built to last, ensuring peace of mind for homeowners.


Grading and Leveling

Grading and leveling are essential to preventing potential future issues such as water pooling and soil erosion, especially in the varied landscapes of Muskoka. Our services ensure that your land is contoured to support drainage and foundational structures. Whether preparing for construction or improving land usability, our grading services are your first step towards a functional site.


Landscaping and Hardscaping

Transform your property with our landscaping and hardscaping services. From lush gardens that blend with the natural surroundings to durable stone pathways and patios, we execute outdoor spaces that enhance aesthetic appeal and functionality. Our local knowledge of the environment helps us create beautiful, sustainable landscapes that thrive in Muskoka.


Demolition and Development

Our demolition services are the first step in making way for new developments. We handle everything from small structure removal to large demolitions with precision and safety. Following demolition, we provide development services to prepare the site for its next phase, ensuring every project is executed with an eye towards community. 


Lot Clearing

Clearing a lot in Muskoka requires a careful balance between development needs and land preservation. Our lot clearing services are designed to prepare your land for building while maintaining the health of the environment. We remove unwanted vegetation and debris responsibly, setting the stage for a clean and safe construction site.


Subdivision Preparation

Preparing for a subdivision in Muskoka involves detailed planning and execution.We work closely with local authorities to ensure that every subdivision project aligns with regional planning guidelines and enhances community development.


Driveway and Access Road

Access is crucial in Muskoka, whether it’s to a private residence or a commercial property. Our driveway and access road construction services ensure smooth, durable surfaces that withstand the harsh Muskoka weather. We consider aesthetic appeal and practical function, creating access routes that are reliable.


Barging Services

In the lake-rich region of Muskoka, our barging services are essential for transporting materials to areas challenging to reach by land. We provide efficient barging solutions that help keep your projects on schedule and within budget. Our experience in navigating Muskoka’s waterways ensures that we deliver what you need, right where you need it.


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