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About Approved Services

Approved Services is a family-owned excavation company based in West Kelowna since 1976. With a reputation built on word-of-mouth referrals, we specialize in delivering reliable and professional excavation services throughout the Okanagan Valley. Our experienced team is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of quality, safety, and efficiency in every project, from residential to commercial and industrial. Contact us today to discuss your excavation needs.

Our History


The company was founded by Thomas Richardson


Steve Richardson, Toms son becomes the owner 


Alex Steve's son, & third generation owner of Approved Services

Our Team

Prepare to meet the powerhouse behind Approved Services — a crew of relentless warriors poised to conquer every excavation challenge that comes our way. Hailing from the rugged landscapes of the Okanagan Valley, our team embodies the epitome of grit, determination, and sheer badassery.

The badass Office B's of Approved Services. Keeping everyone in line and everything together. Colleen, Tracey and our missing in action, Katie

The Three Generations of Owners

Projects We Have Been Involved In:

WR Bennett Bridge
Glenmore Bypass
Westside Road Interchange
Children's Waterpark - West Kelowna
Kelowna International Airport Expansion
Westbank Community Food Bank
Image by Jason Jarrach

Aside from our amazing staff, we take the time and care to make sure even the tiniest detail is managed, in every circumstance.

We are affiliated with ASSTBC and BCOSSA for our registration for septic installation, design & maintenance

There Really Is, No Other Way.

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