Home Services Guidelines and Best Practices

Post Hole Digging

Post Hole Digging guidelines, FAQs and unit pricing information

January 2014

Are you looking for independent, trustworthy advice about Post Hole Digging? Do you need to understand common installation options? If your project calls for Post Hole Digging work, the following guidelines and best practices will help you understand: Is a subcontractor really necessary for Post Hole Digging work? Will a permit be required? What are common problem areas? How much will Post Hole Digging labor cost? What are the important Post Hole Digging quality checks that should be included in the work requirements?

Post Hole Digging - Frequently Asked Questions

What is a fair price for Post Hole Digging?Costs vary with project size, job quality and time of year. For typical Post Hole Digging expect to pay between $14.20 to $23.15 for each hole. Additional fees are typically charged for small projects or rush jobs.
Is a permit needed for Post Hole Digging work?Design approval and/or permits from your local building authority are usually required for Post Hole Digging. Verify requirements with your local building department before any Post Hole Digging work begins.
Is it worth using a professional to perform Post Hole Digging work?Skill and experience greatly speed and simplify Post Hole Digging work and minimize project delays. Hiring an experienced professional can significantly reduce completion timelines and project schedule risks.
Is Post Hole Digging something that I can do myself?The typical Post Hole Digging project can be completed by a moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer; as with any project, high quality Post Hole Digging requires attention to detail and careful planning.
How many days are typically required to complete the Post Hole Digging work?This work can be completed in 1 to 2 days.

Post Hole Digging - Options, Quality Checks and Important Details

Use the list below to document your expectations for level of detail and finish quality for Post Hole Digging. Make sure that relevant information is included in any written contracts or work orders on your project. Before any Post Hole Digging work begins, review the checklist with the service provider. Tie payments to satisfactory completion of this checklist.

Post Hole Digging - Work Milestones and Project Reminders

The following list summarizes work tasks commonly performed during Post Hole Digging. These tasks help ensure proper completion of the post hole work and compliance with common manufacturer and vendor warranty requirements. Make sure that either you or your service provider takes responsibility for each of these tasks. All service provider task responsiblities should be clearly called out in the written contract or work orders.



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