Why is Grading so important?
Ask any experienced construction professional, and they will tell you that grading is an important part of many construction projects. Simply put, grading is the process of moving large amounts of dirt or gravel from one area to another. Of course, to the layman, this might seem to be unimportant, but this couldn’t be any further from the truth. First of all, the reason grading is important is because proper grading can help you break up the dirt and get it settled for a structure to be built on it. This is important in order to allow for proper draining when the final project has been completed. Moreover, if an area isn’t properly graded, it will not have appropriate runoff for the property owner and could cause a serious flooding risk. Thus, seeing how important the grading process really is, here is some more facts about this important step:
Grading insures the proper foundation for: