Backhoe Hire in Glen Davis, NSW 2846

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31st January 2019

A step-by-step guide to building a retaining wall

 Steps to build a retaining wall: Know the lay of the land - contact Dial Before You Dig Draft your wall design Finalise plans and mark out area Excavate area and trench Lay and compact road base Lay steel bar grid/mesh and set up wooden forms Pour footing - lay cement and sand mix Screed and level the cement/sand mix Lay first row of bricks Fill first layer of bricks with blue metal aggregate Optional - Install drainage pipe Lay remaining layers of bricks Remove lugs from top layer Install caps Allow everything to dry

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1st January 2020

Using A Backhoe To Dig A Pond

Quick links: Step 1: Outline the area Step 2: Clear the surrounding area Step 3: Determine the depth of the pond Step 4: Backhoe positioning Step 5: Start digging Step 6: Check the depth Step 7: Checking the bucket Step 8: Repeat the digging process Having a pond in your back garden or in a residential area can vastly improve the overall look and value. If you’re considering building a pond, you’ll need an efficient backhoe to save time. Whether you’re planning to have fish, greenery, or just to add a sense of calm to your garden - follow these steps to make sure your pond is set up properly.

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6th February 2019

A step-by-step guide to building a shed

Steps to build a shed: Know the lay of the land Draft your up your plans Finalise plans and mark out area Excavate the slab hole Install wooden forms around excavated slab hole Pour basecourse and compact it Add in layer of sand Lay a sheet of polythene Lay reinforcing mesh Pour and cure concrete (one of the hardest and most tedious steps) Organise shed frame Install and secure shed frame (fasten/fix to slab) Install shelving, furniture, and decor

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