Turn to J & J for reliable and affordable site work. Serving homeowners, businesses, and contractors for more than 50 years, we have the skills to demolish a variety of buildings and structures. Furthermore, we have the longest excavation and demolition track record in the area, and our quality workmanship has led to numerous word-of-mouth referrals from satisfied customers.
David “Bubba” Johnston, Jr. is the owner and president of J & J, having taken over the business from his father, David Johnston, Sr. Bubba runs the day-to-day operations, creates the bids, and secures new work. Out in the field every day overseeing jobsites and operating equipment, he always takes the time to speak with customers and contractors, addressing their questions or concerns.
Bubba’s son, Brian Johnston, is the company’s vice president and partial owner. He oversees the jobsites, operates equipment, and assists in the daily crew operations.
David Johnston, Sr. established J & J with his wife and partner, Mary, more than 50 years ago. As partial owners, both remain very active in the business. David works jobs on site every day, while Mary assists in the office.
Office manager, Liz McCarthy, handles jobsite permits and billing and ensures messages are correctly routed throughout the company. Whether you are a homeowner needing an estimate or a general contractor wanting to sub out portions of large jobs, Liz is ready to answer your questions.
Q. Do you do residential and commercial work?
A. Yes. Our services extend to a wide range of projects, from driveway and pool removals at private homes to large construction projects at local bases.
Q. Is there a fee for estimates?
A. No. All of our estimates are free, submitted in writing to the owner/contractor, and valid for 90 days.
Q. What if I need asbestos removal?
A. We are licensed to remove and dispose of asbestos.
Q. How long will it take to complete the work in my home?
A. Most residential demolitions are completed in a matter of days.
Q. Do you take jobs on the Peninsula?
A. Yes. We work in all seven cities of Hampton Roads, as well as surrounding areas, including Isle of Wight, northeast North Carolina, and Yorktown/Williamsburg.
Q. Are you familiar with the permit, insurance, and bond processes?
A. Yes. Our fully insured and bonded company holds a Class B Contractor’s License in Virginia and can secure permits.
Q. Will I have to rent a dumpster for debris from the work being done on my home?
A. No. We haul away and dispose of all work debris.
Contact our excavation company in Suffolk, Virginia, to let us exceed your expectations with our quality and professionalism.