Simply dependable.

Septic installation and excavation services for Guelph and the surrounding area.

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Skillful Construction
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Professional Crews
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Septic Installation

Return to your regularly scheduled living.

When you need to replace your septic system it can feel like a punch to the gut. Without this important system, your life is put on pause and it’s a big investment to get it running again. We understand. We’re sorry that you have to call us but we’re here to help make the process painless for you. You’ve been through enough already. Our team is dedicated to making your installation as smooth as possible so you can get your bathrooms back and put the stress behind you.

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Excavation Services

Get your project off the ground in the best way possible.

Every great building project begins with excavation and if it doesn’t go well, you pay for it the whole way through. You need a contractor you can rely on to get the job done right the first time. At Pelican, we know this phase of construction can lead to some extra grey hairs and we’re here to help. With a full range of services, versatile equipment and dependable staff, you’ll get your project off to the best start possible without having to chase anyone down.

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Open Communication

Take the anxiety out of your construction project.

There are a lot of questions that come with getting work done on your property. How long will it take? How disruptive will it be? How much is it going to cost? We know uncertainty is stressful, so we take proactive steps to make things as predictable as possible. You’ll receive upfront pricing, clear timelines and daily updates. If you do have any questions, our crew members are happy to answer them so you’re never in the dark or have to worry about facing unwanted surprises along the way.

Skillful Construction

Enjoy the confidence of a job done right.

There’s a lot on the line when working underground. Poor construction can lead to big issues and big expenses for your home and property down the road. That’s the last thing you need. It’s why we take great pride in our work and never cut corners, even if most people will never see it. We only use trusted materials, proper tools and pay close attention to the details to ensure the job is done the right way. All so you can have confidence in your foundation and septic system long after we’re gone.

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Professional Crews

Feel good about the crew that’s working for you.

Construction projects can bring their share of disruptions to you and your family. We get it because we’ve been there with our families too. It’s one of the reasons we’re proud to send crews you can enjoy having around. They’re professional and personable, capable and courteous. From limiting damage to your property to keeping their sites clean and their language cleaner, they go the extra mile to make this a positive experience for you.

Read about our clients’ experiences in their own words

“Tyler assured me that the team knew what they were doing and his price was right! And he was right. Very happy with his guys. Real gentlemen and hard workers, looking out for the customer over profit.”

“Every day the guys would discuss their plans for the day and didn’t mind explaining the process to me so I could understand. They took their time to ensure I was satisfied each day.”

“All encompassing. Had all the major trades I needed.”

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Serving Guelph and the surrounding region.

From our home base in Guelph, Ontario we’re proud to serve the surrounding areas including Kitchener, Cambridge, Hamilton, Fergus, Milton, Georgetown, Brantford and Erin.


Pelican Promise.

By nature, construction work may be messy but that doesn't mean your experience needs to be. We're committed to easing your pain and making the process simple for you. Here’s what you can expect from our team:

We’ll keep everything clean.

Our crews are mindful of the noise and mud that are part of construction and we promise to do everything we can to minimize mess and disruption for you and your neighbours.

We’ll keep you in the loop.

When it comes to construction projects, no one likes surprises. We promise to take proactive steps to make things as predictable as possible.

We’ll do what we say we’re going to do.

Working on your home and property is a responsibility we take seriously. We promise to do what we say we’re going to do and complete our work to exacting standards.

We’ll be easy to work with.

We’re proud to employ a personable, knowledgeable and fully trained team of professionals. We promise to arrive on time and face each day with enthusiasm and gratitude for our work.


About Pelican Excavating

Making the construction process enjoyable for everyone involved.

At Pelican we believe there’s a better way to experience construction — less mess, less confusion and less frustration. Whether you’re replacing your septic system or building a new home there’s already enough on your plate. You need an excavation partner who understands what’s at stake and can make your life easier. It’s time for a new experience with a team that’s simply dependable.

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Next Steps

Septic made simple.

We know this news can feel overwhelming, but you’re in good hands now. We’ll get your new septic system up and running before you know it. It’s easier than you think. Here’s all it takes:


Approve your design & estimates

We’ll take care of coordinating all the details from there.


Schedule your start date

Watch our expert crews get to work.


Enjoy your new system

Rest easy knowing this is all now behind you.

Let's Get Started

Book your installation today.

Call us at 226.706.8711 or complete the form below to get the Pelican crew working for you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can we help you?

Not everyone knows the ins and outs of septic systems and that’s ok. We’ve put together a list of questions we often get from homeowners about their system and the process of getting a new one installed. Find answers to those questions and more on our FAQ page.