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What we do. 

Our focus is on Commercial & Residential Excavation, Landscaping, Marine Contracting, Sewage, Water services, Snow Removal, Debris clean up, Erosion Control, and much more. We do it all!

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                    Our Mission.


To offer top tier services while delivering projects that consistently exceed exceptional customer satisfaction. 

To be a leading construction company in the Maryland & Pennsylvania local area's.

To become the customers' most preferred choice by attaining excellence in quality and timely completed value added projects.

To provide the highest level of service in the construction industry while offering superior craftsmanship to every project, we handle.

To continually innovate, develop and adopt state-of-the-art technology in methods and materials to enhance productivity and cost effectiveness.

To continually improve the competence of our team, and employ diverse, innovative & results-oriented personals, motivated to deliver excellence.

To identify and mitigate all the environmental impacts arising from our activities, and comply with applicable environmental norms.

To aspire to be one of the recognized leaders in the construction industry, by being a dynamic team that delivers the highest quality excavation services available.

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                      About us.


We are very excited about the quintessential services we provide as well as a little bit about ourselves. E.C.S is a full service excavation company equipped to complete site work projects such as pond excavation (our specialty, with completion of over 200 ponds), environmental work, sink hole repairs, trenching, shoring, erosion control, piping, subgrade stabilization, stormwater maintenance (drainage systems and water systems), bio-retention ponds/conversions, sediment control, clearing and grubbing, earthwork/excavation, grading, E & S, demolition and more.  The owner, John Appel, III comes from generations of excavating.  His family has over 50 years of combined experience in the industry and has completed thousands of projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.  The majority of our clients describe E.C.S services as efficient, precise, clean, and organized.  Our crew is extremely good at making sure all client needs are met.  We can confidently say we have never left a project not sufficiently completed.  Another imperative topic for us to touch on is safety.  We are safety conscious and strive for zero occurrences. Our top priorities are: client satisfaction, safety, proactive communication with general contractors and inspectors, maintaining professionalism at all times, teamwork- employee appreciation and representing our company diplomatically through our work.  We always go the extra mile on every project to ensure excellence. We are dedicated, passionate, relentless, young, but exceptionally knowledgeable.  We strive to pursue our dreams and goals of becoming a truly respected, well-rounded excavating business known for not cutting corners, but taking care of our client’s and employees while delivering immaculate work at fair prices. 

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