Digging post holes by hand can be tedious and very tiring, especially when you are dealing with digging a bunch of holes at one time. Renting and using power Augers in Southern Idaho can help to cut down on the time you spend and make it a lot easier to dig the holes to put the posts in.
Below you will find some tips for how to rent power Augers in Southern Idaho to suit all of your post hole digging needs.
Call Your Utility Company First
The first thing you will want to do is call your local utility companies to find out where the electric, phone, or cable lines are buried. This is critical to avoid either seriously to injure yourself or interrupting the services that the wires and cables are buried for. If you hire a surveyor to help with this, it will make it much easier.
Determine the Size of the Holes
You should then determine the size of the holes that you need to dig so that you get the right auger to help you get the job done. Power augers come in a few different sizes, so you will be sure to get the right size the first time for you.
Call the Local Hardware Store
You should call the local hardware store to see if you can find the power auger that you need. Of course, if you can’t find a power auger at the hardware store you can buy one instead.
Prepare Your Work Area
While you are waiting to pick up your Augers, you need to develop the area that you want to work in, so that it is ready for you to dig your holes when you get back.
Pick Up Your Auger
When you area is ready, you can go pick up the auger that you need to get to dig your holes.
These are just a few tips for renting a power auger to help you dig your post holes. From determining the size of the holes that you need to call your utility company first, you can be sure that you are doing the right thing.