If you need to dig lots of holes for posts, you should rent a power auger to make your project go a lot faster. However, if you don’t know what you’re doing it can make the process much harder for you. Here are some tips for how to use a power auger. You should only rent one if you have many holes to dig, and you’ll need a friend to help out. Read on for more power auger tips.

Key Takeaways:

  • It’s worth renting a power auger if you have many holes to dig.
  • While most augers require a second person, you can also rent a lighter one-person auger.
  • Before digging, call the utility company to mark underground power and gas lines.

“Before you begin, also call a building inspector to determine necessary posthole depths for your project and to find out if you need a building permit..”

Read more: https://www.familyhandyman.com/tools/power-tools/using-a-power-auger/