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Professional drainage, excavation and site preparation services. Based in Puyallup and proudly serving the Puget Sound & King County.

Puyallup's drainage experts

We specialize in drainage solutions which solve the excess surface water problems common in the Puget Sound region. We also offer residential and commercial excavating services including site preparation, leveling, road work, land clearing and utility installation.

We had a great experience in working with Frank. He never cut any corners but was always mindful of costs so as not to exceed our budget.

Demetrius S. - Bonney Lake, WA
Site preparation by clearing brush using a New Holland compact track loader.

Precision + Integrity

We pride ourselves on the excellence of our work. Whether its land clearing or building a retaining wall we ensure every job is completed with precision. Check out some of our past excavaction projects to see what we mean.

Excavation and leveling using a compact excavator on a residential property


What Our Client's Say

We are thankful to our many customers who took the time to let us know how we have helped :)

We cannot be happier!

Frank is the owner and operator and takes great care in making sure the job is done perfectly. His years of experience show in the final product for sure!

Tom Curtin

Always on time. Always professional.

Frank did an incredible job on a leveling project in my yard. I had the basic concept, but he made it a reality. He was great to work with from start to end. Extremely knowledgeable and willing to work with me when I had ideas or changes.

Julie Pitt

Flexible. Great work ethic.

Even with snow and rain. Frank was very patient answering all my questions and concerns. My backyard was a disaster jungle. Now it’s so beautiful. Can’t wait to host summer backyard party. Very happy with their work.

Henny Baker

Super easy to work with

Frank is dedicated to having the job done right and will work his best to do whatever you need. We wouldn’t hesitate to trust Frank to come out and do more work for us and we definitely recommend these guys!


Considerate and communicative

It was such a pleasure to work with FTS on a job no other excavation contractor would take. I will absolutely work with FTS for all future excavation.

Tish Taitano

Principled and professional

Frank carved out a driveway and paths for us and it was very skillfully and beautifully done. He is not only gifted but principled and professional. We were very happy.

Melissa Harris

Personally invested in our welfare

As the pastor of The Ridge Bible Church, I have been very pleased with the work that FTS has done on our campus. Grateful they are there for us, and happy to strongly recommend!

Alec Paul

Detail oriented, honest, easy to work with

I highly recommend FTS. I will be hiring them again for future work.

Seth Schermerhorn

Thank you Frank & Seth

French drain is keeping my basement dry!! The dry river bed is beautiful and helping guide water away from the house on the other side!

Trisha Cooks

Great work

Great work, oriented to solutions for the client. We appreciate how quickly the work went and the end result.

Angela Fish

He did an outstanding job.

If you want experienced and skilled with the excavation equipment Frank is the best.

DeAnne Davidson

Highly recommend FtS-Excavation!

Frank did an excellent job on our site prep for our home addition include digging the foundation and complete site prep and drainage including running trenching for power.

Rick Mitchell

I would definitely recommend FtS.

We had a drainage problem in a fire pit I had built. He fit Us in and solved Our problem. Frank and His crew were very respectful and worked very hard to get the job done.

Thomas Tannian

I'll continue to trust him

Talk about a chill guy, and honest and dedicated, he came out and worked right almost on Christmas eve and New Years. He was here, working, during the holidays. Incredible. That's how dedicated he is to see we get results, resolve the issue, safely and quickly.

M Tickler

My wife and I are very happy

I highly recommend FtS excavation! I had a yard covered in ivy and blackberries. Frank not only removed the problem, he shaped a 2nd usable landing, knocked down 100ft+ tree safely and found more driveway and an RV pad we didn't even know we had.

DIY Real Estate

Competitive and fair

FTS Excavation put in a driveway drain. Their bid was competitive and fair. The work was done on schedule, with as little disruption as possible. I would certainly call on Frank again for this type of work. They did a great job.

Valarie Bethel

Highly recommned

We had an emergency and need some excavation work done. Frank fit us in to his schedule, did an amazing job and his price was very fair. We will absolutely use him again and highly recommend him!

Jessica Horton

Very thorough in his communication

Does his best to look out for the owner, general contractor and other subs at work and is easy to work with.

Clint Absher

Quick scheduling

Professional process, quick scheduling, competitive pricing, pride in work and a job well done 5 stars all around!!

Bailey LaVergne

Very trustworthy

Excellent service with top notch quality.

Christopher Wang

Service Area

We are proud to serve the South Puget Sound and parts of King County.

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