Grading is a process of excavating, filling, embanking, clearing, grubbing or agricultural cleaning on a public or private property in order to create a slope or just to level the base. Grading is one of the main components in landscape design, landscape architecture, and architecture projects. It is mainly used in buildings or outdoor structures that need foundations and footings slope terracing, and aesthetic contouring. Grading is a very complex process and it should be done by your local grading contractors to make sure that everything is in the right place when building a structure that needs to be sloped. In order for the grading process to start, always make sure that the contractor will be able to grade the area. Often times, depending on how difficult the grading process is, owner will do it for themselves but for the sense of security and stability, a local grading contractor is contacted.