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back-filling a structure's post holes with gravel, stone, sand

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may 12, 2012 it has been awhile since i wrote about fence posts, but a buddy asked slowly shovel in equal parts crushed rock or sharp gravel and soil, 【Get Price】

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illustration of two methods for setting deck posts. one way is to pour concrete in the post hole, set the post on the concrete and backfill with gravel. to help 【Get Price】

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apr 27, 2019 learn how to build a small freestanding deck supported by concrete blocks, landscape fabric and gravel (optional); 21 concrete deck blocks 【Get Price】

should i set fence posts in dirt, gravel, crushed rock, or

concrete does risk rotting the wood because of water build up, but that .. 2 x 4 down, then drill in 2 x 3in deck screws joining the 2 x 4 & post.【Get Price】

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jun 15, 2010 setting posts in gravel - i've been hearing this one a lot. pads in the bottom (unless this is a post with construction it is supporting like a deck).【Get Price】

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mar 19, 2018 there are several ways to set deck posts; we recommend attaching the posts to and pack the gravel tight by using the end of a wooden post.【Get Price】

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when concrete is poured around a deck post in this way, the post will rot due to learn how to install concrete deck footings to properly support your deck.【Get Price】

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dig holes and fill bottom 2" gravel and then bury the post in there and to use footer tubes similar to concrete pier forms suitable for decks, 【Get Price】

the buried post footing

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quikrete - setting posts in concrete

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setting posts in concrete - a concord carpenter

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