A person using a level to ensure a surface is even and flat, with tools and materials nearby.
A person using a level to ensure a surface is even and flat, with tools and materials nearby.

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What do levelling services include?

Yard levelling involves creating a smooth surface on your piece of land. It almost means the same as grading services, which refers to the sloping of a yard away from the foundation of a home. Both are important when you want to have a beautifully maintained lawn, and avoid soil erosion and other drainage problems in your garden space! 

There are different methods to level or grade your yard depending on its natural grading, soil makeup, vegetation, and general needs. Here are the most common ways that you can expect from yard levelling and grading services near you:

Soil mixture installation

For this method, you may need to have your grass mowed first and detach your lawn as needed. When it’s ready, your Tasker can dig up the grass in the sunken area of the lawn. They can mix topsoil, sand, and compost and then use this soil mixture to fill the sunken areas and holes. Once done with filling out the holes and divots, your Tasker can cover your entire lawn with about 1/4 to 1/2 inches of the mix to even out the land. Keeping this layer thin is important because putting too much can choke your grass. Then, you can run your sprinklers and water your lawn to help the soil mixture settle in, filling air pockets and revitalising your property. Taskers can use a soil compactor and make sure the underlying remains compact and keep your new lawn flat. 

Taskers can also offer sod installation to stimulate regrowth and make your lawn or yard look pristine again. You can use regular grass seed or topsoil for the aftercare, but it's better to ask if laying sods can be done, as well.

Bobcat machinery

When your Tasker uses a versatile piece of machinery like Bobcat for a garden levelling project, it allows them to scoop and move dirt easily. If you book yard grading near you, you may be required to put up barriers around the perimeter of your operation. When your space is ready, your Tasker can start using the Bobcat to shave off parts of your unlevel yard, starting at an area that is as level as possible. As your Tasker levels your yard, they can create benchmarks and check out its grading. If needed, they can adjust low spots with low soil, while the excess soil will be sent to the spoils pile. The Bobcat can still be used to tamp down the ground. Once done, your Tasker can call a dump truck to have the excess dirt removed. 


Booking yard grading services near you may not just involve filling holes into level the land, especially if you’re planning to build a structure on it. Your Tasker can first clear out vegetation and tree roots. Then, they can start digging holes to create low-lying areas using a bulldozer or backhoe to be involved. The dirt removed while your Tasker is digging can be used to back-fill around the new structure. Afterwards, the richer topsoil that was also removed can be used to overlay the fill dirt, so that grass and shrubbery can grow well on your newly-graded yard. Take advantage of this method to remove unwanted or contaminated soil if needed.

Recent Levelling tasks in Cairns

Neatly level out a lumpy dirt patch


Earlville QLD 4870, Australia

24th Nov 2023

Neatly level out a lumpy dirt patch so grass will grow evenly. Tools provided. Anyone could do it really. Area is probably 6sqm - Due date: Flexible

Excellent Thanks mate!!

Collect sand & weed mat level for concrete tiles for 3×3 garden shed


Edge Hill QLD 4870, Australia

13th Nov 2023

Pick up sand and plastic weed mat level then put down concrete tiles to make floor for 3×3mtr garden shed - Due date: Before Tuesday, 14 November 2023

General low level gardening


Redlynch QLD, Australia

21st Jul 2022

I’m a single mum with a bad back - I just need some weeding, pruning done and some help fixing my irrigation. I think it will take four hours max. - Due date: Before Thursday, 28 July 2022

Amazing, Alex did all the things I asked and heaps more. Hard worker and lovely guy.

I need levelling


Gordonvale QLD, Australia

14th Aug 2021

House pad for shed, and leveling out excess weed lol

I need levelling


Gordonvale QLD, Australia

9th Jul 2021

About 2000m2 to remove all those grass to make room for turf, it on a slope

Backyard levelling


Yorkeys Knob QLD, Australia

28th Feb 2021

200 m2 backyard levelling

Yard levelled and dressed to lay lawn


Kanimbla QLD, Australia

22nd Dec 2020

It will require red dirt with rocks to be levelled and the excess to be used to back fill a retaining wall. 150mm below the level of the driveway and fence then 50mm of lawn dressing. There are 3 areas. A small machine will be required.

Paving - levelling and laying


Mount Sheridan QLD, Australia

4th Jun 2020

600mmx30mm pavers. Abt 7m2. No complex patterns. Curved bits already cut. There may be a paver that needs a straight cut. Roadbase n sand layed and semi-compacted with extra sand onsite. Struggled with levelling. Simple job for one with experience. Would like done in next few days.