dig down a few inches and nail or screw a piece of wood to the side of the post then use a fulcrum to pry the post up. or screw a long eye-bolt into the post from the top and yank it out. remove the wood from the concrete using a drill bit or auger or chisel and insert a new post.
shovel and digging bar. using a drain spade or trenching shovel you should be able to dig a hole 2 3 feet in depth and still maintain a hole diameter of 12 inches or less, using the digging bar to get past small rocks and loosen hard soil.
a privacy fence is the easiest way to ensure seclusion for a patio. when the fence reflects the architecture of the house, the outdoor space becomes a literal extension of the indoors. when the fence reflects the architecture of the house, the outdoor space becomes a literal extension of the indoors.
dig your hole at least 75% as deep as the fence post that is buried for example, a typical wood post will be set in the ground 3 feet or 36 inches, so make the hole to a depth of at least 27 inches 36 x 0.75 = 27 .
pull wooden fence posts set in concrete with no digging : i wanted to post this to maybe help someone save a little time if they ever need to replace a fence, which has wooden posts that are set in concrete, and doesn't want to have to dig them out by hand.here's the story.my very aging neighbor lady dow
how to lay pavers without digging nicole vulcan pin it will still take some time and effort, but there is a way to install pavers with no digging, and in fact, very little heavy-duty work at all. eventually your pavers may sink down, and the vegetation around them will grow up. since you're not digging down into the ground to install
build a wood frame around the patio area using 2-by-6 boards. use a carpenter square at the corners to ensure the boards are at right angles. attach the boards with 3-inch wood screws at the corners. tap stakes into the ground around the outside of the frame, spaced 3 feet apart.
rake the area with a sturdy metal rake to smooth out the surface. if you're installing a patio, aim to make the area as level as possible, raking more dirt into certain areas if necessary. tamp down the area with a tamping tool. lay 'no-dig' paver edging at the edges of your desired paver area.
if the ground is too hard or you dont want to do all the work of burrowing out a post hole for a temporary fence, you may need to know how to erect a fence without doing all the digging. erecting a solid, visually appealing fence without the effort of excavating can be done a few ways.
home garden structures fences. how to dig a hole: pro tips. unless you have very soft soil, youll work way too hard digging with just a clamshell digger. loosen the soil and carve away at the sides with the tile spade. opt for easy digging. a small digger is usually easier to use than a large one. unless youre a body builder
step 1: string your line and pound the stakes. step 2: carve out a soil divot with a spade. step 3: loosen earth with a tile shovel. step 4: use your clamshell digger. step 5: use a reciprocating saw on large roots. step 6: dislodge rocks with a digging bar. step 7: tamp the soil with the
here are 5 solutions that have been proven to work to make your dog stop digging under your fence 1. bury a 3 to 4 foot tall chicken wire fence about 1.5 to 2 feet deep. bend it into an l shape so it touches the ground and the fence. then dig 1 or 2 feet down near the bottom of the wood fence.
easy installation makes this edging a hit. this easy to install plastic edging is a great way to put the final touch on your gardens. made from a durable green plastic, this flexible edging can be used to mark the boundary between your gardens and your lawns.
dig defence is a long term solution for your pet safety needs and each unit is reusable. not only does dig defence stop dogs from digging under the fence, dig defence also protects against predators and unwanted wildlife such as skunks, opossums, and coyotes.
step 4. hold the post hole digger with both hands and thrust it into the ground. spread the handles out so that the jaws can capture the soil. pull out the digger and empty the soil to the side. repeat the process until you have reached the desired depth.
have you ever tried removing a fence post that is cemented in. it is not easy im going to show you a quick and easy trick the fastest and easiest way to remove a fence post that works every
how to dig post holes. whether you are building a fence or putting up a flagpole or a bird house on a pole, you may find the need to dig a small diameter hole. using a shovel for this job means making your hole larger than you need, so you
instead of digging, the flanges are driven into the ground by hammering on a bit inserted into the bracket with a sledge or a jackhammer. the post is then inserted into the bracket and held in place with screws. post anchors make it easy to install a fence post without cement or other types of anchoring.