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What happens if you hit thick rock while excavating?


Sometimes we run into unexpected problems during excavation such as thick rock layers. In Pennsylvania, new Jersey, New York, Maryland, and Delaware, the land varies so much that sometimes it is difficult to determine what is underground such as thick shale or granite. When we estimate your swimming pool, we always plan the excavation around the typical soil and stone layers we may run into. For instance, in upstate Pennsylvania, the soil layers are typically rocky. This is the same factor as the soils in upstate Pennsylvania. However, problems sometimes do arise. If we didn't plan for unforeseen problems in your original estimate, we will contact you, make you aware of the difficulty, and change the estimate accordingly.


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