Strategic Site Preparation

With our reliable site preparation services, we clear, level, and prep sites, laying a strong foundation for your projects, ensuring long-term success.

Our Unique Site Praparation Process

Rad Junk Removal takes a customized 3 step approach to site preparation that sets us apart:

Step 1

Site Evaluation

Our project managers will walk the property to identify all demolition and prep work needed, taking measurements and notes. They’ll look for any potential issues or hazards to be aware of. This allows us to develop a detailed plan tailored to your site’s specific needs.
Step 2

Efficient Execution

This includes demolition, excavation, trenching, equipment operation, and any other work required. Our crews have specialized training and operate advanced equipment to ensure quality results. Safety is a top concern during the prep work.
Step 3

Inspection and Approval

Our project manager will walk through with you to point out the completed work and make sure you’re fully satisfied. We’ll address any remaining issues until you approve the job. Your complete satisfaction is our top priority.
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"Andy has been amazing! Our job site is to say the least ..pretty difficult. No other removal companies would help us. Andy stepped  up to the challenge and gets our debris and site cleaned up in a quick and professional manner."

Rob K.

Lynnwood, WA
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"I just want to say thank you! The boys worked fast and efficiently and kept a positive attitude the whole time. I had a ton of dirt waste from redoing the backyard and they removed it all for a great price. I will definitely call them again in the future"

Alexis R.

Chandler, AZ
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"This is a wonderful company that is run by someone with a great deal of integrity. Don’t hesitate to hire RAD Junk Removal & Demolition."

Michelle M.

Seattle, WA

Site Preparation Services

We understand the importance of proper site preparation for any construction or land development project. Whether you’re building a new home, commercial building, or undergoing a major renovation, having the site properly prepared is crucial for ensuring structural integrity and facilitating an efficient build.

Site preparation involves clearing, grading, excavating, trenching, compacting soil, demolishing existing structures or pavement, and more. It lays the literal groundwork upon which everything else is built. Done right, it provides a stable, level, and properly graded base that allows the rest of the project to proceed smoothly. Done poorly, the problems cascade into endless headaches down the road.

That’s why our experienced team of contractors specializes in site preparation services for all types of projects throughout Snohomish County. We bring the heavy equipment, manpower, technical skills and permitting know-how to execute even the most complex jobs safely, efficiently and cost-effectively. Whether it’s preparing a site from bare ground up or demolishing existing structures before rebuilding, you can rely on RAD Junk Removal to properly prep your site and set your project up for success.

What is Site Preparation?

Site preparation, also known as site prep, refers to the preliminary work done on a construction site before the actual building work can begin. It involves clearing, leveling, and preparing the site for construction.

Site prep typically includes:

  • Demolition and removal of any existing structures or debris
  • Clearing vegetation, trees, brush, and topsoil
  • Grading and leveling the site to achieve proper drainage and foundations
  • Trenching for utilities like water, sewer, electricity, gas, etc.
  • Installation of retaining walls and temporary erosion control measures
  • Digging foundations, water retention ponds and drainage

Proper site preparation creates a sound base on which to build, improves safety during construction, and minimizes environmental impact. It can involve using heavy machinery as well as manual labor. Thorough site prep sets up the site for an efficient build and results in a higher quality finished structure.

Types of Site Preparation We Offer

At RAD Junk Removal, we offer a wide range of site preparation services to meet your needs. Our experienced teams are equipped to handle all types of demolition, excavation, and groundwork to get your site ready for the next phase of your project.


  • Our demolition crews specialize in teardowns of all types of existing structures including houses, sheds, garages, patios, decks, driveways and more. We handle demolition safely and efficiently.


  • For major excavation and earthworks, our operators have the right heavy machinery and tools to dig building foundations, trenches, gardens, pools, and more.


  • We offer utility and drainage trenching for laying pipes, electrical conduits, french drains, retaining walls and other underground infrastructure. Our teams dig precise trenches.


  • Where excavations and trenches require reinforcements, we provide proper shoring and bracing to prevent collapse and ensure worker safety.

Foundation Work

  • From pouring concrete slabs to preparing pads for modular buildings, our teams handle all aspects of foundation work for new construction projects of all sizes.

Site Grading

  • Our earthworks equipment levels sites, redistributes soils, reshapes the land and prepares sites for seeding or landscaping as needed.

With RAD Junk Removal as your site preparation contractor, you can trust we have the capabilities and experience to handle all required groundwork and demolition for commercial or residential projects. Our broad expertise in site prep ensures your project gets off to a solid start.

Benefits of Site Preparation

Proper site preparation before building or construction is critical for creating a solid foundation and high-quality structure. Investing in comprehensive site prep services upfront provides numerous advantages that pay off in the long run.

  • Improves Overall Building Site - Site preparation transforms raw land into a controlled and stable base for construction. Activities like clearing, grading, compacting and excavating remove vegetation, debris, and inconsistent soil that could negatively impact buildings. This facilitates proper drainage, load-bearing capacity, and a level surface.
  • Allows Proper Foundation - With an uneven or poorly compacted site, structural foundations are at risk for settling, shifting and cracking over time. Proper site prep creates an engineered base that evenly distributes the building’s weight and stress loads for maximum stability. This provides the reinforced support vital for foundations to withstand weather, use and natural events.
  • Facilitates Strong Utilities - Prepping the site allows the ideal installation of subsurface utilities like sewer lines, septic tanks, electrical, gas, water lines, and more. A well-prepared site has accessible soil, graded surfaces and cleared easements that simplify underground utility placement and reduce risks of damage.
  • Saves Money - While site preparation services are an investment upfront, they save significantly on costs down the road. Preventing foundation failures, promoting proper drainage, and avoiding utility rework saves money. There is also less long-term maintenance when the property has been skillfully prepared for its intended purpose.
  • Saves Time - With a blank slate worksite cleared and ready for build, projects stay on schedule. There are no unexpected delays waiting for overgrown vegetation removal, tricky demolition, or utility relocations.
  • Promotes Safety - Eliminating debris, trees, stumps, and rocks provides a clean worksite. This allows builders and crews to complete projects efficiently, productively and safely.

In summary, proper site preparation by experts paves the way for high-performing structures, optimal living spaces, and cost and time savings.

Benefits Off Choosing RAD for your Site Preparation Projects

RAD Junk Removal stands out from other site preparation companies by providing benefits you won’t find anywhere else. Here are some of our key unmatched benefits:

  • Licensed, Insured, and Bonded - We carry all required licenses and insurance for site preparation work, protecting you from liability. You can have peace of mind knowing we are fully compliant.
  • Permits and Plans Review - We handle permitting and plans submission for all projects. Our experts know exactly what is required to meet codes and get approvals.
  • Onsite Project Management - A dedicated project manager will be onsite during work to oversee the process and address any needs immediately. You’ll have a single point of contact for the entire project.
  • Licensed Professionals - Our team consists entirely of licensed professionals who are experts in demolition, excavation, foundation work, and all aspects of site prep.
  • Guaranteed Services - We stand behind our work 100% and guarantee our site preparation services. If you’re not satisfied, we’ll make it right.
  • Warrantied and Insured - Our work comes with a warranty and is fully insured, giving you financial protection long after the job is done.

By choosing RAD Junk Removal for site preparation, you get security, expertise, and peace of mind unmatched by competitors. Our unmatched benefits ensure your project is in the best hands possible.

Our Site Preparation Features

At RAD Junk Removal, our site preparation services come with the following unmatched features:

  • Licensed, Insured, and Bonded: You can rest assured knowing our team is fully licensed, insured, and bonded for your protection.
  • Permits and Plans Review: We handle permitting and plans review to ensure your project follows all regulations.
  • Onsite Project Management: A dedicated project manager will oversee your job from start to finish.
  • Licensed Professionals: Our crew consists of licensed demolition experts, equipment operators, and site managers.
  • Guaranteed Services: We stand behind our work 100% and guarantee you’ll be satisfied.
  • Warrantied and Insured: Our work is fully warrantied and insured for your peace of mind.
  • Scheduled and On-Time: We schedule projects efficiently and arrive on time as promised.
  • Locally Owned and Operated: As a local Snohomish County company, we understand the community’s needs.
  • Commitment to Quality: Every project gets our full attention to detail and quality workmanship.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What types of properties do you provide site preparation?

Our skilled team has experience providing site preparation services for all types of properties including residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal projects. We can handle small backyard projects up to large-scale developments. Our equipment and expertise allows us to take on any site preparation need you have.

How long does the site preparation process take?

The timeline for site preparation depends on the extent of the project. Smaller jobs may only take a few days while large developments can take several weeks or months. We work closely with you to develop an efficient site preparation schedule based on your specific needs and specifications. Our project managers keep site preparation moving on schedule and on budget.

Do you provide all necessary equipment for site preparation?

Yes. We have an extensive fleet of excavators, bulldozers, backhoes, dump trucks, compactors, and any other equipment needed to successfully complete site preparation. We invest in advanced, well-maintained equipment so your project finishes on time.

Can you handle permitting and environmental regulations?

Our team is experienced with permitting, environmental regulations, and other requirements for site preparation projects. We work with you to determine all necessary permits and handle submitting paperwork, coordinating inspections, and complying with regulations. This ensures your site prep proceeds smoothly while adhering to all rules.