About Our Company
Serving residential and commercial customers within 50 miles of High Point, North Carolina.
What We Do
Erosion Control Company
Retention Pond Repair and Maintenance
About Piedmont Site Works
Piedmont Site Works is a locally owned and operated grading company that performs site work, dirt work, driveway construction, rock and dirt hauling, forestry mulching / lot clearing and most other services you need for your land or property.
We are based in High Point, NC but we service all surrounding areas of Greensboro, Jamestown, Winston-Salem, Lexington, Thomasville, Trinity, Archdale, Welcome, Arcadia, Wallburg, Clemmons, Bermuda Run, Kernersville, Lewisville, Pfafftown, Walkertown, Mocksville and all other areas within the Piedmont-Triad.
We have the following certifications:
HUB: Historically Underutilized business
MWBE: Minority Owned Business Enterprise
SDVOSB: Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
Our owner, Corey, is a veteran who served in the United State Marine Corps. He brings discipline and attention to detail, that was developed during his time in the Marines, to every jobsite ensuring that you will be 100% satisfied with the final result. Born and raised in the triad region of North Carolina, Corey is also raising a family of his own in this area with his wife and children.
We hired Corey to come in and do our final grade and get the water flowing away from our garage. We had an issue with water flooding our garage. He did an awesome job! He got the job done quickly and at a reasonable price. Would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for an experienced grader!
Had Corey level my back yard and put in a side drive way both look good and will last me . Will use him again
Piedmont Site Works FAQ’s
What is a grading contractor?
A grading contractor is a professional in the construction industry. This type of contactor operates a machine known as a grader.
The grader is a piece of equipment that flattens and smoothens the surface of the land. The purpose of this activity is to create a flat surface for construction or road.
Grading contractors also need skills and knowledge to flatten land adequately. They need to survey the land, inspect land angles, and create grading plans.
Additionally, they have to know how to flatten and smoothen based on the project at hand. Always pick the one with significant experience and training..
Is forestry mulching worth it?
Yes, it is! Many professionals will tell you that forestry mulching is an excellent land clearing method that beats others.
For starters, it is more cost-effective than bulldozing and other forms of land clearing. It calls for a single piece of equipment and an employee.
The employee will often complete the task, saving you money in renting equipment and hiring more staff.
Additionally, forestry mulching protects and nourishes the soil. The process leaves the property with a layer of mulch.
The mulch prevents soil erosion and helps the soil retain moisture. When it decomposes, it nourishes the soil.
How do I fix bad drainage in my yard?
There are many ways that you can fix bad drainage in your yard. It depends on the problem and what you have access to.
You can first reduce your watering schedule. If you often water your lawn, reduce the frequency and see if drainage improves.
Next, you can construct a rain garden. A rain garden consists of water-loving plants such as ferns. This works well for spots that catch runoff and stormwater.
Consider installing a French drain if you have problems that you cannot fix with surface-level solutions. They disperse and redirect water.
What is the best erosion control practice?
The best soil erosion control practices are three. First, you need to reduce the velocity of runoff.
Runoff washes away topsoil. And the faster it moves, the greater the force to carry more topsoil.
You can reduce the velocity of runoff by practicing surface roughening, such as spreading wood chips.
Next, you should use mulch on your land to control soil erosion. Mulch provides a protective cover on your land.
It prevents the movement of soil by rain, runoff, or wind effectively. Mulch also nourishes the soil when it decomposes.
And finally, you can use erosion blankets to prevent soil erosion. Erosion blankets are biodegradable mats that hold the soil down.
What is the best way to clear land?
There are many land clearing methods. The best one depends on your budget and the size of the property.
However, we stick by forestry mulching for several reasons. First, it is cost-effective compared to other methods.
The method calls for one machine and one person to operate the machine. This saves you costs of hiring more workers and equipment.
Additionally, the process leaves the land with a layer of mulch. The mulch will protect the soil from erosion and dehydration.
This preserves your topsoil until you can begin construction. The mulch also nourishes the soil.
Do retention ponds need maintenance?
Yes, they do! Retention ponds attract a lot of vegetation around the edges.
Therefore, you will be dealing with overgrowth that makes the pond unsightly and hinders performance.
You need constant maintenance to prevent this from happening.
In addition, runoff can bring garbage and other contaminants into the ponds. You need to clear out the trash and pollutants.
Maintenance will keep the pond functioning. Additionally, it will make it look clean and attractive.