Backhoe Hire in Port Augusta, SA 5700

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21st August 2019

A guide to Backhoe Hire Rates: How much should you be paying?

What are average backhoe hire rates? On average, you can expect to pay around $200-$250 per hour when wet hiring a Backhoe. The main difference in price occurs when you increase the size of the machine to cater for larger earth moving requirements such as major land clearing for residential developments and mine site preparation.

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30th January 2019

A step-by-step guide to building a new driveway

Steps to build a driveway: Check for underground utilities Survey your land and know your boundaries Mark your project area and stake out boundaries Excavate topsoil and level out project area Lay wooden forms around the project area, anchored with stakes Add in sand to firm up the soil, and gravel to ensure base thickness Compact gravel and soil Lay steel reinforcing mesh or bars Pour concrete Smooth out and level the concrete Set and cure concrete (don’t rush it!) Park your car!   Items You Will Need to Build a Driveway Wheelbarrow Tape Measure Shovel Hand Spade Compactor Site String Line Stakes Spirit Level Straight Edge Tool Hand Float Cement Trowel Edger Hose Groover Broom

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1st January 2020

Using A Backhoe To Dig A Pond

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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