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Foundation Digging for an Addition in Hintonburg, Ottawa, Ontario

Nepean General Contractors was contacted by a homeowner looking to construct an addition on their existing dwelling in the Hintonburg neighbourhood in Ottawa, Ontario. The homeowner had already retained the necessary designers and professionals to prepare the design drawing, and had acquired a permit for the project from the City. We were supplied with the …

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NGC Drainage School – Landscaping Considerations for Drainage

Rainwater is a source of water that everyone has to deal with in the Ottawa area. In many cases, homeowners don’t have to worry about rainwater – as it isn’t a problem. Simple things like downspouts on roofs and positively sloped ground directing water away from the house are often sufficient to deal with water …

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NGC Drainage School – Storm Events

Pictured Above: An Intensity-Duration-Frequency Curve for Kanata, Ontario (http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/IDF_Curves/results_out.shtml?coords=45.295833,-75.887500) If you are ever working with an engineer on a drainage solution or a stormwater management plan, you may hear them refer to “storm events” and “design storms”. These terms generally refer to recurrence rates; whether it be a 2-year, 5-year, 10-year, or 100-year storm event …

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NGC Drainage School – Understanding Spring Flooding in Ottawa

One of the wonderful things about living in Ottawa is that we get to experience four very distinct seasons. From hot summers, to snow filled winters, and everything in between. While the variety is appreciated by some, it also presents with many challenges. While droughts in the summer can certainly wreak havoc on our lush …

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NGC Drainage School – Our Design Process

Does your property have drainage issues? Are you looking to hire professionals to fix it? Look no further! Nepean General Contractors can help! For information on the various types of projects we take on, check out our page: Drainage Systems. If you’re curious about how one of these projects might proceed, read on below! Initial …

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Concrete foundation under lifted house

Lifting a House for Foundation Replacement in Ottawa

If you’re reading this blog post you’re most likely searching for information on the complexities of, and what’s involved with lifting a house in the Ottawa area. Maybe you’re lifting your home because you’ve been affected by flooding of the Ottawa river, or you’re looking to prevent it, or because you have significant foundation failure …

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Contact Nepean General Contractors
Nepean General Contractors
42-1554 Carling Ave
Ottawa, Ontario
K1Z 7M4
Phone: (613) 894-8683
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About Nepean General Contractors
Nepean General Contractors is a small, detail-driven, general contracting and excavation company based out of Ottawa, Ontario. We specialize in excavating services, general construction of shops, garages, and home additions, slab foundation construction.  Our excavation services include lot and land clearing, utility trenching, driveway installation, gravel driveway rehabilitation,  excavating foundations, drainage system installations, and more. We also offer in-house engineering services for Grading Plans and drainage solutions.

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