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Slope Erosion Control
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Protect and Stabilize Your Property with Slope Stabilization
Superior’s expert slope erosion control services ensure your property is safe from the costly, destructive effects of erosion.
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What Is Slope Erosion Control?
Slope erosion control is the act of stabilizing slopes with high-quality, durable materials that protect exposed property, preventing runoff, wind, and human presence from deteriorating land.
Superior Groundcover offers various unique, living erosion control solutions tailored to your specific site circumstances. One of those solutions is SOX, a bioengineered erosion control system. Superior Groundcover, Inc. is a certified service provider for SOX Erosion Solutions. DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX begin to immediately protect sloped areas from erosion upon installation as a result of their durable double layer of knitted polyethylene containment mesh and dependable anchoring installation process.
How SOX Slope Erosion Control Works
There are 5 steps to our SOX slope erosion control process.
1. Inquire with Superior
Notice an area of your commercial or residential property facing deterioration? Send us a message today! We’d be happy to stop by for a site visit and offer a solution and budget for your specific project. We offer both DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX, which are ideal for use near water. Both are filled with a custom blend of growing media, including sand, topsoil, and organics and are vegetated with seed, plantings, or sod. While they do have different deployment methods, we are happy to help you determine which erosion control solution is right for your property.
2. Schedule Install Date
Once we’ve determined the amount of SOX material, components, and logistics necessary for your slope protection project, and you’ve accepted our formal proposal, we will contact you to set up an installation date.
3. Site Prep & SOX Installation
Superior Groundcover will prepare the work area ahead of time, including scheduling MISS DIG to flag underground utilities, identifying drainage outlet pipes, and removing any debris in the project area. On the installation day, our Superior team will arrive with your DredgeSOX or ShoreSOX and begin the install, properly deploying the SOX containment system and components, ensuring its longevity and durability for years to come.
4. Fill with Substrate & Vegetate
Once the Sox containment system is securely in place, our team will fill the DredgeSOX or ShoreSOX with our custom backfill material, contouring it to your existing slope. Finally, Superior Groundcover will vegetate the bioengineered erosion control system and surrounding area to blend in with the natural surroundings. Depending on your site, we may use native plantings, water plants, sod, or a hydroseeding process with custom seed mixes and specialized additives to establish a natural, long lasting erosion protection solution!
5. Immediately Enjoy Stabilized Slopes
DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX work to instantly provide protection upon installation, giving commercial and residential property owners more peace of mind that their property is protected from erosion.
Who Needs SOX Slope Erosion Control?
- Lakeshore homeowners: Homeowners along the shoreline will be comforted to know that DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX can help to protect their property (and its value) from erosion caused by rising water levels and high winds.
- Lakeshore commercial property owners: Slope erosion control ensures commercial property owners that their investment is protected from the effects of erosion, which can significantly impact property values.
- Property developers: DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX are great for property developers seeking to stabilize slopes or control the steepness of slopes before building on the location.
- Municipalities: Protect the dunes and hills in your community from eroding away with DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX.
Benefits of SOX Slope Erosion Control
There are many reasons why SOX slope erosion control is the best choice, including:
DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX are made of high strength material and expertly installed to provide the ultimate barrier between your property and potentially eroding scenarios. You can trust DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX to protect slopes on your property from erosion for years to come.
DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX are noninvasive, utilizing natural fill materials and native vegetation from local sources, making them a sustainable erosion control solution! DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX do not have a negative impact on the environment they’re placed in like other forms of erosion control, such as concrete or steel barriers, which penetrate and disturb the ground and surrounding ecosystem.
DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX are quickly and efficiently installed, providing you with immediate protection from erosion.
Cost of Slope Erosion Control
Factors that impact the cost of Superior’s slope erosion control solutions include:
Size of the slope: The surface area of the slope will impact the prep time and amount of Sox material, fill material, and vegetation options necessary to protect it from erosion. Larger slopes will incur a higher cost.
Steepness of the slope: Steeper slopes can make installation more difficult, which can result in a higher cost. We are happy to provide you with a free estimate prior to beginning your installation.
DIY vs. Professional Slope Erosion Control
Save Time with Professional Slope Erosion Control
Our team are experts at installing high-quality slope erosion control solutions like DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX. Not only are you receiving immediate erosion control upon installation, but you are also ensuring your slopes are thoroughly protected.
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Local Slope Erosion Control by Superior Groundcover
Ensure the safety of those on your property through stabilizing slopes and hillsides with DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX. Superior Groundcover serves companies and individuals across the state with reliable, professional slope erosion control services, protecting your land and saving you time and money in the process.
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We are happy to provide you with a free estimate on your residential, commercial, or municipal slope erosion control project. Send us a message today to learn more.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
DredgeSOX and ShoreSOX are environmentally friendly as they are filled with natural fill materials including sand, topsoil, and organics and are vegetated with native plantings and native seed, establishing a natural, living solution for erosion protection. Superior’s SOX living erosion protection solution integrates with existing slopes, improves site safety and stability, promotes healthy root and vegetation growth, and enhances the local ecosystem.