How do I determine if obstructions exist underground?

If you’re at all suspicious that you might run into some underground obstructions when installing your pipe anchors, we strongly encourage you to do some underground “investigating” prior to ordering your fence. It’s important to check your ground if you are concerned about rocks. There are some conditions that WamBam Fence won’t work in, such as a yard peppered with medium sized rocks underground.
A. Use a 1/4in. to 1/2in. thick round steel re-bar with a pounding cap or equivalent. These materials can be purchased at your local hardware store. A 36in. to 42in. length can be purchased for less than $10.00.

B. After identifying the future location of your anchors, use the steel bar to probe the ground accordingly.

A. Use a 1in. or 1 1/2in. diameter x 18in. auger bit with an 18in. extension (both available at most hardware stores). Preferably use a pistol style electrical drill (heavy duty cordless may even be acceptable in some conditions).

B. After identifying the future location of your anchors, use the drill to probe the ground accordingly.

 

 

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