Digging under sidewalks.

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Lombardi, Apr 5, 2003.

  1. Lombardi

    Lombardi LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 538

    For those of you that install landscape lighting, what are some methods used to get the wiring under sidewalks or drives?
    Thank you for any responses.
  2. LawnsRUsInc.

    LawnsRUsInc. LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 916

    I would always start by digging a hole on both sides and then with a hose with a metal tip that connects to the fitting. Its hard to describe i made my end my self with things from the hardware store.
  3. scott185

    scott185 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    Use either a horizontal drill (rent) or a piece of 1/2 conduit attached to a water hose
  4. Mykster

    Mykster LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 668

    That's the same way I was shown when I worked for a plumbing contractor.
  5. promower

    promower LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,233

    Rebar and a sledge hammer! have fun I did this once it sucked. Then again I used tools that cavemen invented
  6. wojo23323

    wojo23323 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 608

    I use a pressure washer. It's messy, but quick.
  7. chipk1

    chipk1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 398

    Dig a hole on both sides and hook a hose to 3/4 PVC and jet under walk.

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