1. Don’t Tear Out that Driveway Yourself

    A question that we are asked fairly regularly is: “Won’t tearing out my concrete driveway myself save me money?” The short answer is, maybe. However, there are other parts of the process that won’t be as easy to do yourself. Why You Should Leave it to the Pros: We understand the desire and the need to be thrifty. DIY projects are a great way to save a bit of cash here and there, and there …Read More

  2. We provide excavation and lot clearing services!

    Demolition, Lot Clearing, & Excavation Combo

    Here at JRP Services, we provide a wide variety of landscaping and construction preparation services. Since we provide such an expansive list of services, we can provide whole-project completion from start to finish. So whether you’re simply looking to prune an individual tree, or if you’re looking to demolish a structure and clear an entire lot, you can count on JRP Services to get see the jo…Read More

  3. Leave your excavations to the pros!

    Our Excavation Tools

    What does it take to perform a big dig? Here at JRP Services, we have access to the big tools that aid us in performing excavations quickly and properly here in Houston. Here are just a few of the machines we use to move earth and debris here in the Houston area: Backhoe Our backhoe has a large bucket that can move a ton of dirt in a second - quite literally. These monster machines are ideal for b…Read More

  4. The World’s Greatest Digs

    As excavators here in Houston, we have a knack for moving the Earth; but no matter how big our digs get, there’s still a bigger hole out there. That’s the topic for today’s blog: the biggest and deepest excavations performed by mankind. The World’s Largest Strip Mine The Hull-Rust-Mahoning Mine is recognized as the world’s largest pit mine. Based in Hibbing, Minnesota along the Mesabi Ra…Read More

  5. Leave your excavations to the pros!

    The Importance of Marking Infrastructure

    Here in Houston, and across America, mankind has buried millions of pounds of infrastructure. Be it plumbing, gas lines, or electricity, the earth is a veritable mine field of important infrastructure, and each line comes with its own dangers. This is one of many reasons why Houston citizens should think twice before performing their own excavations - and they should certainly contact 811 or 800-3…Read More

  6. We provide land cleaning landscaping services!

    Land Cleaning in Houston

    Land Clearing Methods Perhaps the most common method of clearing land is to harvest the timber, bulldoze to “grub” or remove the stumps, and then establish the next cover (yard, pasture, house, driveway, etc.). Leftover trees and brush can be handled in a variety of ways. While this method may be the most economical and makes finding operators easy, it can also result in extensive damage to th…Read More

  7. Excavating in Houston

    Why Pay Attention to Sitework? On too many projects, the Construction Supervisor allows the Excavation Foreman to make most of the major decisions for the site work staging and planning. It seems to make sense to allow the Excavation Foreman to make these decisions, since his crews are doing the work. This assumption causes many problems on projects that could have been easily avoided. The Excavat…Read More