Land Grading and Leveling is one of the first and most important steps of new construction. The primary purpose is to control rain and runoff water, directing it away from driveways and structure foundations.
Stone, Rock, and Gravel Driveways need to be graded to prevent potholes and to keep rain from washing away the driveway material. An experienced professional will be sure and control the flow of water with shallow slopes along the road sides. If grading isn’t done correctly, you’ll be resurfacing your driveway after a few major storms. Concrete Driveways will almost surely develop cracks and pot-holes from an unprofessional grading or leveling job.
Before any type of Building Construction, land must be graded and leveled to direct water away from the structure foundation. Water accumulation along foundation walls will cause soil erosion and can eventually crack foundations. Water accumulation underneath the structure is even worse. You may have been in an old house where parts of the house floor bend and slope. If land isn’t graded, leveled, and compacted properly this may happen after 10 years instead of 50.