Read the Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. Blog

Welcome to the Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. blog! Here we share tips on septic tanks, hydrovac services, and contaminated soil excavation. Read the following blog articles to learn more about each service and how to choose the best contractor for the job on your property. If you have any further questions or would like to schedule services, please call Artic Backhoe Services today.

  • 09/01/2018
    Record Snowfall Means Record Snow Removal for Whitehorse

    We’re lucky in Whitehorse. We live in a beautiful city with stunning landscapes and plentiful natural resources. Yet, despite our location, our weather is mild compared to other northern cities and according to the Guinness Book of Records—our city has the lowest levels of air pollution of any city in the world.

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  • 09/01/2018
    Common Environmental Spills on Whitehorse Sites

    No matter how you cut it, spills are bad news. Environmental spills can cause massive damage to your property, can delay construction, and are often serious health hazards. There really is no good news when it comes to environmental spills, but there are steps that you can take to minimize the possibility of spills on your property. Carrying out regular checks and maintenance of septic systems and oil tanks is the most effective way to prevent damage from serious spills.

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  • 19/12/2017
    The Pros and Cons of Septic and Sewer Systems in Whitehorse

    If you're in the market for a home or if you're perhaps considering building your own home, then you may have the option of choosing between a sewer system and a septic system. In Whitehorse, Yukon, a septic system installed by the team at Arctic Backhoe Services Ltd. is common on properties which are further away from municipal sewers.

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  • 19/12/2017
    Why You Need to Remove Contaminated Soil in the Yukon

    Soil contamination, which is typically the result of human activity, is not something to be taken lightly. Contaminants can be introduced into the soil by a variety of different means, such as through waste disposal, motor vehicle accidents, oil spills, and industrial spills.

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  • 27/01/2017
    The Benefits of Hydrovac Excavation

    Hydrovac excavation is the perfect solution when you need to dig in an area but are worried about underground pipes and utility lines, and about disrupting the surrounding environment. Yukon hydrovac services from an excavating contractor such as Arctic Backhoe Service Ltd. is a popular alternative to excavating methods of trenching and cutting.

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  • 23/08/2016
    How to Choose the Best Septic Tank for Your Whitehorse Property

    Septic installation in Whitehorse, Yukon is not a one-size- or one-technique-fits-all sort of deal. Every property is unique in regards to its size, water use, soil consistency, groundwater table, and other factors which can influence the size and design of a septic tank.

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