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Welcome to Our Website

For the past 35 years Trefry Excavating Ltd has been providing South Western Nova Scotia with high quality residential and commercial excavating services.

Our employees are highly trained, courteous and knowledgeable about our industry.

The entire team at Trefry Excavating Ltd is dedicated to bringing quality workmanship to every job we do focusing on safety and customer service.


If you are building a new home or in need of a repair or upgrade on an existing home, contact us for excavation of your foundation, driveway, demolition, land clearing, road building, installation of septic systems and wells and construction of rock walls.

We also supply and deliver sand, gravel, topsoil and stone to your job site.


General Excavation



Well and Excavator


Septic System Installation

Septic Systems



Demolition of a Building


Orange Excavator

Road Building

Excavator and Dump Truck

Land Clearing

Rock Wall

Construction Of Rock Walls

Unloading Dump Truck

Soil, Sand, Gravel, and Topsoil Delivery

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Professional Affiliations

• Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association

• Workers Compensation Board

• Licensed Well Digging

• Licensed Septic System Installers

About Us 

Since 1984, David A. Trefry Excavating Ltd. has been providing South Western Nova Scotia with residential and commercial excavating services. Our wealth of experience in excavation and land development is shown by each project we undertake. In addition, we also supply and deliver sand, gravel, topsoil, and stone for construction projects and homeowners. 
 We provide our customers with a free written job estimate before the work begins.

Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information listed here. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

(902) 742-3064


Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

189 Wyman Road, Yarmouth, NS, B5A 5G4

Service Area
Yarmouth, Digby, and Shelburne