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Braun Excavating, LLC

23447 Co. Rd. 23
Richmond, MN 56368


Phone: 320-250-0044
Fax: 320-597-4466

What We Do...

We provide a variety of excavating services, including but not limited to:

What Our
Customers Are Saying...

"Doug, Thank you for your dedication and willingness to work with us. We do appreciate all that you do for us." - Karen & Joe


"Doug, Thanks for the outstanding job. It was a pleasure to have you." - Matt

Doug Braun, owner,  in front of the company dump truck | Braun Excavating
Bran Excavating Equipment | Excavator & Mini Excavator
Braun Excavating Equipment | Skidloader & Tractor
Braun Excavating Equipment | Front-End Loader with Backhoe

Providing Excavation Services that Keep Your Needs in Mind

Operating as a licensed, bonded and insured excavating contractor we are able to provide professionalism, reliability and safety. When you opt to work with Braun Excavating, you will be working with a dedicated owner and a highly experienced company that has and maintains its own equipment to properly provide all of the services we offer.

General Excavating Services

Whether you're in need of site preparation to build a new house or backfilling for a new addition, make Braun Excavating your first call. Our well-established excavating company provides a variety of general excavating services, including but not limited to:


  • Basement Digging
  • Back Filling of Additions & New Construction
  • Site Preparation & Building Pad Development
  • Filling & Grading
  • Sewer & Water Lines
  • Driveway Building
  • Farm Cleanups
  • Free Estimates


No matter the excavation project, we can supply the equipment, aggregate, know-how, and solution-oriented insight only afforded by a company with 30 plus years of experience. Contact us to discuss any of your excavating needs.

Septic System Services

As a full-service excavating contractor we provide on-site septic work. At Braun Excavating we have over 30 years of septic system experience, successfully completing new system installs and existing system repairs. We provide a variety of septic system services, including:


  • Septic System Design
  • Septic System Installation
  • Septic System Repair
  • Licensed, Bonded & Insured
  • MPCA License #L291
  • MPCA Pipe Layer Certified


Our company can handle a range of septic jobs. We maintain all of the necessary certifications and stay up-to-date on all septic regulations, allowing us to provide start-to-finish septic system services that are done right the first time.

Aggregate Hauling

Excavating is the act of moving earth and aggregate, so as an excavating contractor it only makes sense that we provide professional aggregate hauling. At Braun Excavating we can supply, deliver and professional place the following aggregate types:


  • Fill Dirt
  • Class 5 Gravel
  • Class 2 Granite Base
  • Crushed Concrete
  • Washed Sand
  • Landscape Rock
  • Washed Rock of Various Sizes
  • Field Rock Rip Rap


Contact Braun Excavating the next time you need aggregate delivery - we are properly licensed, fully insured and experienced.

Demolition Services

Turn to Braun Excavating for all your demolition needs. With our reliable equipment, our ability to draw upon 30 plus years of experience, and our properly implemented safety standards, you can be assured that your demolition project will be completed successfully. Our demolition services include but are not limited to:

  • Demolition & Removal of Houses, Cabins, Garages, Out Buildings, & Other Small, Medium & Large Sized Structures
  • Removal of Driveways (Concrete or Blacktop)
  • Removal of Concrete Foundations, Slabs, & Sidewalks
  • Tree, Stump & Brush Removal

Contact us to see if we can assist with your demolition project. Let us make way for your next construction venture.

Shoreline Erosion Control

As a proud business serving the Richmond Chain-of-Lakes area we understand the great need for shoreline erosion control. At Braun Excavating we are able to provide shoreline rip-rap work during both the summer and winter months, going right over the ice when needed. Whether your lakeshore property has already experienced shoreline deterioration or if you're simply taking preventative measures, we can help. We can supply and properly install a layer of riprap that will not only act as protective armor for your shoreline, but will also add to your property's aesthetic appeal. No matter the season, summer, fall or winter, contact us to protect your shoreline from the damaging effects of water and ice erosion.


Call 320-250-0044
For A FREE Estimate
On Any of Our Excavating Services