How Easy Is It to Use a Mini Excavator?

How to use a mini excavator

We previously discussed the different tasks you can accomplish with your mini excavator. From digging out stumps all the way to digging trenches and pools, or even leveling the ground; the possibilities are endless. They are considered to be the most versatile “toys” construction workers have. However, all these tasks can be performed impeccably only … Read more

How to Get a Mini Excavator Into a Backyard

How to get a mini excavator into a backyard

Excavators are among the most versatile heavy machinery you can buy. It can dig, it can haul, it can grind, drill, bore, and do so much more. To make sure you enjoy the same versatility that larger excavators offer at a lower cost and without breaking everything around your work area, you can go for mini excavators. We … Read more

How Deep Can a Mini Excavator Dig?

How deep can a mini excavator dig?

We recently went over the details of how effective mini excavators can be for digging out stumps or grinding them, along with a guide for the best mini excavators for the same. While both the articles were aimed at digging out stumps, it is important to note that a DIY-er can find many uses for … Read more

Best Mini Excavator For Digging Stumps

Digging stumps with mini excavators

We previously discussed how you can use mini excavators for stump removal either by digging or by grinding it down. This article is a follow up of that to help you find the best mini excavator for digging stumps. Some think that the best ones would be the biggest ones, while some suggest that the … Read more

Can a Mini Excavator Remove Stumps?

Mini excavator about to work

When it comes to clearing your backyard, you can use a hoe to soften the ground, a rake to clean out all the debris, a plate compactor to plain it all out, but you won’t be able to remove heavier debris or dig deeper holes without working way too hard. You can’t use an excavator … Read more

Can You Strip Romex & Run It in a Conduit?

Romex wire which is stripped at one end

When it comes to DIY electrical projects, one of the favorite points inspectors look at is the proper use of wires for outdoor and indoor application. And when it comes to heavy duty wiring, Romex is well-known because of its cost-effectiveness, versatility, and utility. The application of Romex wires is limitless, but most DIY-ers often find … Read more

Can I Run an Electrical Wire Next to a Gas Line?

Running an electrical wire next to gas line

When it comes to DIY, being neat and tidy becomes a top priority. From the finishing of your project all the way to the foundation it lays on, everything needs to be tidy. There is also a matter of safety, which becomes increasingly important when it comes to electrical systems and gas lines. A common question … Read more

How Long Does It Take For Dirt to Compact and Settle?

Tennis ball sitting on dirt

Whether you’re making a small shed in your backyard, making your own patio, sidewalk, or building a complete house (bravo, by the way), what do you think is the most important aspect of your project? Everyone will have a different answer but if you ask us, we’d say it’s the foundation. To ensure that a foundation lasts, … Read more