Saturday, September 3, 2011

4 steps to compact backfill properly

If you want to compact backfill properly there are a few key steps to follow.

1.Backfill in layers of 4"-6" (non organic fill and clean of debris)
2.Compact with a 1000lb compactor
3. water thoroughly
4. repeat first thee steps

NW Marine Dr-- compacting backfill
Tip: Do not water before compacting as the fill will turn into quick sand and the compactor will become stuck.

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