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RLS Excavating | Excavating contractors Knoxville TN

RLS Excavation is a Sevier County TN excavation company and heavy construction contractor who has provided quality excavating type services and heavy construction services to the East TN area for over 35 years. It is hard to find a quality professional excavating company and hauling and grading contractor in the East TN area that has this much experience and can handle your specific project.


RLS Excavating is licensed, bonded and insured and will make sure that your heavy construction  or excavatiing projects are met to the full extent possible and include you in all phases of design, planning, excavation, construction and completion  We never want you to feel like your not in control of your excavation or heavy construction project or budget.

RLS Excavating performs; erosion control measures, site and land clearing, site preparation, grading, excavation, storm drainage, dump truck and hauling services, custom concrete work, septic tank removal and installation and in ground steel wall pool installations. RLS Excavating has experience in completing many commercial and residential projects and there is no job too big or too small for us.

  • Residential & Commercial Heavy Construction Projects

  • Residential & Commercial Excavating Repair Projects

  • New Basements & Basement Repairs

  • Septic Tank Systems 

  • Land and Property Clearing

  • Erosion Problems and Retaining Walls

  • In Ground Pool Site Preparation

  • Driveways & Walkways

  • New Foundation Excavating and Foundation Repairs

  • Erosion Control with Retaining and Sea Walls for 

  • Drainage Systems 

  • Roadway Excavating

​Ronnie L. Shelton, the CEO of RLS Builders and Excavating has been providing excavating services in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee for over 38 years.  He is a state licensed Residential and Commercial General Contractor and Ronnie is also a member of the National Home Builders Association, and he is also the Vice President for the Sevier County Home Builders Association.  Quality, honesty and integrity is what Ronnie stands for and you can count on him and his excavating company to provide you, your family or your business the highest quality service for all your excavation and construction projects at the most reasonable price.

Ronnie is well known in East Tennessee for his extensive knowledge of excavating, has high standards, delivers a quality product and is a highly respected business man and individual within the community.  Ronnie is happy to provide testimonials from any of his previous clients.

Our mission is to provide our clients the best service at the best price possible on any excavation project in East TN and make sure our employees have a safe and honest, work environment. We are dedicated to building long-term relationships with our excavation customers and determined to ensure that our projects meet or exceed our customers expectations and within our customers budget.


Ronnie L. Shelton


RLS Excavating

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