About Us

Richards Excavating is a family owned and operated business that was founded in 1988 and is based in Lake County Illinois. Over the past 25 years, Richards Excavating has grown into one of the areas premiere excavating contractors.

Our fleet of late model equipment and GPS technology ensure that we are at the leading edge of our field. With GPS driven equipment we are able to facilitate earthmoving practices that cannot be equaled with traditional methods, bringing value, cost and schedule savings to our customers.

Richards Excavating employs a skilled and dedicated work force with training in many of the demanding fields that in which we excel. Our safety record speaks for itself with over ten years without an OSHA recordable incident. Our professional management team will ensure all aspects of your project are dealt with in a timely and cost effective manner.

Thank you for considering Richards Excavating.