Category: Outdoor Structures and External Works

Outdoor structures such as outbuildings, servants quarters, pergolas, bridges, garages, swimming pools, ponds, barbeque stands, outdoor kitchens, courtyards, letter boxes, fences, screen walls, street lights, outdoor benches etc. External works such as paving, roads, kerbs, manholes, inspection chambers, septic tanks, drainage systems, site water reticulation and electrification.

How To Measure a Backyard : Professional Methods of Site Measurement and Finding the Square Footage of your Yard.

How To Measure a Backyard : Professional Methods of Site Measurement Methods of Measuring Property / Boundary Lines How To Find the Square Footage of your Yard There are many reasons why you would want to measure your backyard, or for that matter your side yard or front yard. Before we delve into various methods …

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How Big is the Average Backyard for a Single Family Home?

Contents : How Big is the Average Backyard for a Single Family Home? Examples of Homes with Big and Small Backyards What is The Minimum Size of Backyard?   A backyard is a lot or piece of vacant land behind your house (also known as the rear yard). You also have the front yard which …

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How To Level a Backyard with Uneven Ground – Bumps, Holes, Lumps and Dips

How To Level a Backyard with Uneven Ground – Bumps, Holes, Lumps and Dips There are many reasons why you would want to level your backyard. Maybe you just bought a new single-family home in a nice neighbourhood, but the backyard was in bad shape, with bumps, holes, lumps and dips all over the place. …

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How Long Does It Take To Dig a 6 Foot Hole? Production Rates For Manual and Mechanical Excavation in Light, Medium and Heavy Soil

How Long Does It Take To Dig a 6 Foot Hole? Production Rates For Manual and Mechanical Excavation in Clay, Sand, Silt, Loam, Silty Sand, Silty Clay and Sandy Clay. How long it takes to dig a hole depends on the production rate or excavation rate in this case, and the production rate for construction …

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How Deep Should a Footing Be? | Foundation Depths of Various Outdoor Structures

How Deep Should a Footing Be? | Foundation Depths of Various Outdoor Structures How deep should a footing for an outdoor structure be? There are many types of outdoor structures that you can build to enhance the value of your home. External works like fencing and screen walls improve the security of your home. Outdoor …

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Can I Dig a Hole in My Backyard without Permission? Rules and Regulations for Excavations on your Private Property | Depths of Underground Utility Services

Is it Safe and Permissible to Dig a Hole in your Backyard without Consulting Local Authorities?Rules and Regulations for Excavations on your Private Property | Depths of Underground Utility Services   So you have a little project that you want to do on your private property, and this project involves trench excavations, but before you …

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Can I Have a Shipping Container in My Backyard? Rules and Regulations for Container Homes

Can I Have a Shipping Container in My Backyard? Rules and Regulations for Sea Cargo Containers on Your Residential Property Can you have a shipping container in your backyard? Shipping containers are big boxes (shaped like a rectangular prism) and sheathed with metal, moulded PVC and other fibre-reinforced polymers. These boxes are commonly used as …

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Untrapped Box Gulley 3D Detail Drawing, Installation and Item Cost Rate Build-up

Brief Details Polypropylene (PP) untrapped rainwater gulley. Gulley with sloped quadrilateral box, vertical and horizontal outlets. Dimensions: Overall size: 300 x 166 x 215mm high. Box Top:  300x166mm wide. Box Height: 75mm on smaller end and 160mm on higher end. Overall height of gulley including vertical outlet: 195 to 215mm high Diameter of vertical and …

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How To Build a Tennis Court Including Cost of Building – Concrete / Acrylic Surface Court

Contents: How To Build a Tennis Court  (Detailed Step-by-Step Construction Method) Cost of Building a Tennis Court  – Concrete / Acrylic Surface    Cost To Build a Tennis Court The cost of building a tennis court depends on its substructure materials and site conditions such as drainage requirements, terrain and soil type. Also, whether your …

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How To Build a Pergola Including Cost of Building a Timber Pergola

Contents: How To Build a Pergola Cost of Building a Pergola   Cost To Build a Pergola The cost of building a pergola depends on the materials used. The structure can be timber, steel, reinforced concrete or a combination of these. However, regardless of which materials are used, the construction cost is not going to …

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