Post bottom covers?

Old 08-24-14, 04:02 PM
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Post bottom covers?

Hey Guys!!

Is there any kind of cover that attaches to the deck post bottom where it goes into the ground? Something that flares out 6" or so on the ground so that I can just mow past/over them w/o having to come back with a weedeater?

TY, Bob
Old 08-24-14, 04:33 PM
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Deck posts should not be "in" the ground. They should, instead, be sitting on post bases, embedded in 12" or so concrete footing set to the depth of your local frost line. Being 12" or so, they are fairly easy to mow around. I don't know of anything that could be added to assist in what you need, sorry. Others may have better ideas. Keep tuned in.
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mulch or decorative gravel ..... or maybe use some weed killer
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Ground Cover

Roofing shingles in your favorite color.
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Rubber belting. If you can find a place that makes conveyor belting you can maybe get an old piece?

Taconite plants up here with miles and miles of conveyors that eventually wear out, could be a task cutting it to width though. Once I build my dog his enclosure with chain link I plan to have that under the fence, six inches or so on each side.

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