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When you need to level your garden, yard, or any other plot of land
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  • Ground levelling service
  • Lawn levelling service
  • … or anything else
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Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
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No job too big or too small
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What do leveling services include?

Yard leveling involves creating a smooth surface in 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! 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 leveling 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 revitalizing your property.

Bobcat machinery

When your Tasker uses a versatile piece of machinery like Bobcat, 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. 

Excavation

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 Hobart

Digging and levelling dirt for garden

$180

Geilston Bay TAS, Australia

13th Feb 2022

Levelling an area in the back yard in preparation for a new garden bed. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 16th Feb 2022

Level base prep for a Gabion wall

$300

Geilston Bay TAS, Australia

11th Jan 2019

We are planning to build two fairly short gabion walls and need to level out a firm base for them. The land is current fairly flat but very rocky and not level. Probably cannot be done with hand tools. Would likely need a dingo digger and some FCR base laid. Bases for the walls will measure 4.8 x 0.4m and 1.2 x 0.4m. Ideally would like this completed by end of Jan!

100 sq m of rock but level grounf rotary hoed

$200

Old Beach TAS, Australia

31st Aug 2021

100 sq m of rocky bu level ground rotary hoed; has been a vegetable garden before

Carry dirt down 30 steps to street level

$200

West Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

14th Sep 2018

Bring your own wheel Barrow or use the garbage bin. Steps quite steep so wheel barrow may not work

Dig out a tree stump and to level off a raised garden bed.

$300

Berriedale TAS 7011, Australia

13th Feb 2022

I have a tree stump that needs digging out, as well as some additional plants dug out and a raised garden bed to be dug out. - Due date: Flexible

Level some dirt and rocks

$100

Kingston TAS, Australia

28th Feb 2020

I have a patch of dirt that needs leveling in preparation for laying some gravel. The area is approximately 4x4 metres square. Date is not fixed - as soon as possible would be great.