Our proud family-owned and operated business, G.E. Quast Excavating is one of the longest-serving residential excavation and construction companies in the Ottawa Valley area. We are a growing team of operators that combined have over 75 years of experience in the industry. We have been helping build our local growing community with nearly 4,000 completed projects. G.E. Quast Excavating has continually grown and expanded to offer a broad range of excavation, and septic system installations which includes both commercial and industrial services. We operate with a registered BCIN.

Our portfolio includes an expansive range of excavation needs, from complete infills to site preparation, clearing and demolition to drainage systems and septic installation, and foundation excavation.

With more than 35 years of success built on the foundation of 100% customer satisfaction, we have proudly nurtured, grown and maintained our reputation as being an exceptional provider of excavation services in Ottawa.

Our History.

G.E. Quast Excavating was founded in 1985 by the late Garry Quast, he built this company from nothing. The company started as a small residential excavation operation and by the early 2000’s it became a joint father-son operation that expanded across the Ottawa area. Quast Excavating is now proudly operated by Eddie Quast. 

Our Values.

  • Accountability – Each member of our team is personally accountable for delivering on our commitments for project completion.
  • Commitment to customers – Our customers are the essence of our business and our principal stakeholders. Our team strives to achieve nothing less than 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Quality – We provide outstanding workmanship and the top service that, together, deliver quality results to our customers.
  • Trust – Trust is a part of everything we do. We understand that the trust our customers put in us must be earned, and we strive to base all our work around this.

Customer Testimonials.

“Thank you for installing our septic and for being on time, and professional. I would recommend Quast Excavating’s services to anyone in need of having a septic system installed.”
Patty & Peter Kettles
Carleton Golf & Yacht

“Eddie and his team are real professionals. Thanks for your great services!”
MasterGatePlus Canada

“Very happy with Eddie and his team. They did the excavation at our custom home, installed the septic tank, and did the final grading. Really helpful with all the suggestions and help with an issue with the septic.”
Sarwar Qureshi

“Had a problem with our septic tank, called around. Most businesses were too busy and a lot didn’t respond. Called Quast on referral by someone and ended up talking with Eddie. He said he was very busy but to contact him if we were stuck. We ended up calling him again and he arranged to come over and set up the work to be done. Came over and completed job in a couple hours. Work was excellent as well as service. I would get these guys again with no hesitation.”
Ellen Campbell