Owner Michael J. Anusesky has a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Engineering & Management with a track in Structural Engineering from Clarkson University. He has years of experience and ensures all of his work is of the highest quality. We provide free estimates and consultations because we understand that the most important part of hiring a contractor is trusting that they have the knowledge and experience to get the job done right.


When you hire Colonial Excavating, you’re choosing a contractor with roots in the Capital District. You’re also hiring a firm that is committed to the success of the region, and demonstrates this commitment every day by hiring local workers, and supporting other locally owned and operated businesses.

Our Service Areas for our Excavation, Firewood, and Sewer Line Services Include:


With years of experience serving the Capital Region, Colonial Excavating believes that we are the best choice to provide the services your project requires. Whether you are a homeowner or a large commercial business, we possess a qualified and well-balanced staff that has the knowledge, experience, equipment, and resources to complete your project correctly and efficiently.


Colonial Excavating is the premier excavation firm in the capital District. Whether your job is big or small, you can trust us when you need the job done right the first time. We provide:

  • Comprehensive commercial and residential excavation services. Do you need land clearing, a new foundation, or digging for a new pool or pond? Call the professional excavating company Colonial Excavating. We have our own equipment, which makes us the reliable – and affordable – choice in Clifton Park, Saratoga Springs, and the entire Capital District.
  • Firewood services. Colonial Excavating provides prompt and reliable firewood delivery services.
  • Septic, Sewer and Waterline Services. Once our experienced crew is on your site, they’ll work in a safe and professional manner to complete your septic and waterline projects.


While our number one priority is working hand in hand with clients to ensure customer satisfaction, we continuously stress the importance of safety on the job site. Although some jobs can prove to be more difficult than others, our entire staff prides itself on working in a culture of passion, integrity, and teamwork.

We are fully committed to providing the highest quality excavating services for each client we serve while focusing on cost efficiency and value.

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