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Quality workmanship since 2007

Since 2007, J.L. Smith Excavating has been building a solid reputation for honesty, integrity, and quality workmanship. With over 15 years of experience, owner Jay Smith Zolnik has earned a reputation for his unwavering ethics. We understand that it can be difficult to find a solid, reputable contractor, which is why we work so hard to earn your trust.

Fully licensed and insured

We are fully licensed and insured to perform all types of excavation work in Connecticut. You’ll work directly with the owner on every job, from start to finish. We specialize in cellar excavations, foundations, septic installation, septic repairs, grading, drainage, leveling, concrete demolition, utility trenching, tree removal, and much more.

J.L. Smith Excavating guarantees:

• The final product will exceed your expectations

• Cost-effective solutions

• On-time completion                                                                                                                                          


Our fleet of equipment includes excavators, backhoes, bulldozers, skid-steers, rollers, and trucks.    


All of our equipment ranges in size from small to large to accommodate any job.

Please call us now for an appointment and a free estimate.


Our products include:

• Premium topsoil

• Clean fill

• Sand

• Stone                                                                                                      

• Rock

• Woodchips

• Mulch

• Colored mulch                                                                                                    

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