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The Importance of Professional Site Clearance

At one time, hiring an organisation that specialized in clearing sites was thought to be an expensive venture that was only available to very massive construction firms.

Today, however professional site clearance has become easier to access for anyone who is working on an excavation or construction project can reap the advantages of a quick and effective land & site clearance process.

Utilizing modern equipment and machinery together with highly skilled and knowledgeable operators, commercial and domestic customers can avail the service at very low costs.

What is the meaning of site clearance?

The process of clearing a site, sometimes referred to as land clearing, is the removal of all the accumulated debris from a site to ensure that the area is free of any obstacles, hazards or ugly debris.

This type of service is usually employed in situations where a site needs preparation for the future development or when a prior construction has been razed. In either case the site must be cleared of any debris and other substances that may be present.

The same company is contracted to provide demolition and clearing of sites that can reduce the costs, and accelerate the the actual construction work.

You could also try to clean the area by yourself, however it isn’t recommended as you’ll need specialist equipment, experience to operate the machine and also the ability to legally dispose of trash.

Equipment and process equipment

Before any activities to clear the site commence, the service provider will conduct a survey on the area. Based on this, a report will be prepared detailing the items that have to be cleared and the procedure to complete it.

Additionally, it must be clear on the process as well as strategies for recycling and disposal of waste, as well as any possible impacts on the ecosystem as well as endangered species or rare animals and plants and the best way to deal with them.

Special methods and equipment are required for the removal of everything from metal and brickwork to tree debris, trees and much more. A professional company for site clearance is already aware of these procedures and will are equipped with the most appropriate equipment.

You can be sure that the heavy machinery which is used is operated by highly qualified and highly skilled experts. This helps reduce the risk of causing damage to the site and the surrounding area as well as reduce the possibility that someone on or around the site could be injured.

Recycling and disposal

The entire waste being removed must go somewhere A crucial aspect of any site clearance program is the disposal of objects that have been cleared.

In the past, landfills were the first choice for all types of construction waste sites. Thankfully, the harmful effects that landfills can have on the environment have been extensively made public and the majority of waste collectors are now aiming to recycle 90 – 100% of the waste they take.

Time saving

Clearing a space effectively efficient is a task that requires expertise and experience. Doing this yourself can result in delays when starting the construction project for which the site is cleared to prepare.

There could be additional delays in construction if you did not clear the site correctly or missed an aspect that could have importance later on.

In order to ensure that every square part of a site is cleared for the next stage of the project, it’s recommended to work with an experienced company. The whole process will be more simplified with a timetable that is reliable to be completed.

This is crucial since the process could result in the closure of roads, while making others inaccessible. It may also impact the availability of clean water as well as electricity, and the appropriate disposal of trash. The goal of clearing the site within the shortest amount of time will minimize disruptions for the local community and helps keep costs low.

Legal obligations

The proper planning and participation of professionals to clear your site will ensure you don’t get caught in the wrong corner of the laws and regulations that are set by safety and building authorities.

The business you hire must be able to give guidance on the proper disposal of waste and make sure that all legal requirements are adhered to. They should also hold appropriate permits and licences to carry out site clearance, which includes disposal of dangerous substances.

Fly tipping – the act of throwing waste along the roadside is a problem that can cost homeowners and businesses thousands of pounds each per year, in the form of fines. Sometimes, the items which are disposed of could easily be identified back to the owner, who then gets punished.

To prevent this from happening to avoid this, it is recommended that you hire an established company that has an approved waste carrier license to ensure that your waste is taken to a recycling or processing center.

If you have discovered hazardous materials on your property – this could include anything from soils contaminated by asbestos to drums of paint or fuel, a professional site clearance service will clear all of it, then transport and dispose of the material in full compliance with the legal standards.

Our team will ensure that your property is prepared for construction with, among other tasks control of invasive plants, and preparation of the soil.