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    Using Clay as fill dirt

    Does anyone have any good information on what to do when using clay as fill dirt. I have a scoop and some of it when i pull it down is pretty loose but there are some balls that are wet should i let...
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    Re: Leveling yard

    So there is no need to slope the filldirt that will sit under the paver base rock?
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    Re: Leveling yard

    Oh I thought using a jumping jack tamper on clay was better.
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    Re: Leveling yard

    I am also trying to find out whats a good level to do compaction is it ever 6 inches 12 or compacting the whole with like a jack tamper is fine?
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    Re: Leveling yard

    The current slope is from 0 to 24 inches and i was going to instead of removing all the sod which is killing me so far only remove the sod when it will be covered by about 12 inches of fill dirt.
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    Re: Leveling yard

    Thanks for your input. I am building a retaining wall which will have the drainage set behind it flowing away from the house. And the slope will be 5 inches over the 20 foot span. Is this what you...
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    Leveling yard

    I want to level about 1100sq of my back yard that has sod. I will be covering it with fill dirt(clay) 2 feet high. Do you think I need to remove the sod?
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