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Diggers are considered the one of the most important pieces of equipment in construction, both for their efficiency and versatility. Diggers come in various sizes and have a range of attachments that make it an ideal choice since it can be used for large and small projects and on job sites of different sizes.

Dobson Excavations offers digger hire services. Our range of diggers are of different weights and can be used for different functions. Contact us today for a quote.

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    Diggers are often considered the most important pieces of equipment in construction, both for their efficiency and versatility. Diggers come in various sizes and have a range of attachments that make it an ideal choice since it can be used for large and small projects and on job sites of different sizes. Dobson Excavations offers digger hire services. Our range of diggers are of different weights and can be used for different functions. For instance;
    • The 2-ton digger is great for minor construction projects, like digging small trenches, holes, levelling, lifting light materials, and gardening and landscaping projects.
    • The 8-ton digger comes with the auger and rock hammer attachments and is perfect for pool excavations, rock hammering, trenching, and septic tank installations.
    • 21-ton digger ideal for larger construction projects where deep excavation works are necessary. Some of the tasks suitable when you choose this digger for hire, include dam construction and land clearing. Its weight also provides additional support and safety when working in areas where ground stability is a challenge, especially when digging and moving heavy material.
    • 13-ton Drott Traxcavator perfect for clearing land and tree stumps with deep root systems, dam construction, and the movement of large loads.
    While most diggers can perform the same tasks, some are more practical to use than others. The digger you choose to use could easily determine how quickly you can complete any given task and how much you should expect to spend on a project. So, before selecting digger hire, we recommend;

    Matching the digger to the job

    This is one of the critical issues you need to consider when coming up with the budget for the project. Heavier diggers are designed to handle more complex projects, and they cost more to hire and run.

    Construction projects can easily exceed their budgets when the wrong equipment is used because it will take longer and the possibility of unnecessary wear and tear on the machinery is high, especially when a lighter digger is used in place of a heavier one.

    Besides the weight of the diggers, it is critical to consider the job site. How big is it? Does it have access restrictions? Is there enough space for diggers to move around or will operators face challenges digging and moving materials? The answers to these questions will help Dobson Excavations to determine the best digger hire for your project.

    For example, a 6-ton digger could be used for the project, but if there are existing infrastructure and accessibility challenges, this digger will be of no use to you. In this case, alternatives such as the compact digger or attachments with long reach arms for some of the tasks.

    Consider the scale of the project.

    When hiring a digger, you need to consider all the jobs you expect the digger to undertake. A large project being undertaken on an expansive space may require more equipment than a small landscaping job. Looking at the scale of the project will help you determine the various types of diggers you need. Sometimes, you may not need to hire many diggers, but instead, ask for various attachments.

    Dobson Excavations has a variety of digger attachments, including different types and sizes of buckets, augers, rock hammer, and compaction plates. Our team will look at the various tasks and see how best to pair the diggers and attachments to reduce the number of machines on the site, and subsequently help you to work within your budget.

    The Site location, soil composition, and land geography

    Safety and efficiency are some of the things you need to consider when choosing a digger. Much as the condition of the digger matters, the site also plays a critical role. For example, if the soil is slippery or not compact enough, if you choose a wheeled digger, you might have trouble working the site because the wheels will either keep sinking into the ground because of the weight exerted on them. In this case, a crawler skid digger is ideal.

    The soil composition will also influence the type of attachment you use. For example, excavating a site with sticky clay soil can be tricky because the soil tends to stick on inside and at the back of the bucket. This makes it difficult for the digger to work efficiently, even when doing simple tasks like trenching. The solution to this problem is using a spade bucket attachment.

    Diggers have enough stability and tenacity to go up steep slopes. However, our experienced operators will also determine if it is safe or alternative methods, such as the use of long-arm attachments is the best option.

    We service the entire Perth metro area and South west, such as (but not limited to): Perth, Jarrahdale, Roleystone, Karragullen, Kalamunda, Bickley, Serpentine, Mundijong, Whitby, Hopeland, Keysbrook, Dandalup, Myara, Karrakup, Cardup, Byford, Oldbury, Wellard, Baldivis, Keralup, Rockingham, Port Kennedy, Secret Harbour, Golden Bay, Waikiki, Warnbro, Calista, Orelia, Oakford, Darling Downs, Armadale, Bunbury, Mandurah, Pinjarra, Harvey, Wandering, Collie, Boddington, Crossman, Brookton, Beverley, Dwellingup

    We also offer a wide variety of other services, such as Mini Excavator and Digger Hire, Drive Construction, Digger Hire, Trench Digger Hire, Soakwell Installation, Siteworks, Septic Tank Installation, Land Clearing, Pool Excavation, Leach Drains, Bobcat Slasher, Excavator hire, Bobcat hire, 6-wheeler tipper hire, earthworks and earthmoving contractors .

    Check for digger availability early.

    Construction projects often have demanding timelines. Additionally, holdups are common because of unforeseen circumstances, which may result in delays. Once you have decided to undertake any project that will require earthmoving equipment, you should contact Dobson Excavations to check on availability. If the diggers are available, you can easily start the project as scheduled.

    It is extremely important to note that just as timelines are critical for engineers, they are equally important for companies, such as Dobson Excavations. The high demand and limited supply of diggers make it critical for projects to begin and finish as scheduled. Otherwise, disruptions can cause uncertainties which can prove costly, for both the hirer and company supplying the machinery.

    out if there are local restrictions.

    Diggers, much as they are necessary for construction, can be a nightmare for existing infrastructure because of its weight and noise. This is why local authorities have policies regarding their transportation to job sites and the necessity of authorization because they are used in residential areas. Each locality has its rules regarding the use of diggers, so you need to find out what permits you need before the project commences. Dobson Excavations can help you with that.

    Hiring a digger is more involving than you probably expected. However, these earthmoving machines can make a difference between whether your project is completed within the stipulated time or not. When you cover all the bases, you have a better chance of a flawless process that will affect the outcome of the project.

    Contact Us to hire a digger

    Call us on 0414 755 306 or email us at dobson_excavations@live.com or fill our online contact form. We shall respond promptly with all the information you need regarding our diggers and the various ways you can use them. Our team will work with you and take into account everything about the various aspects of the project and the digger combinations most suitable for the job.