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Survey Pegs for landscaping and construction available in Durban, KZN

Survey pegs or survey stakes are used during land surveys to mark points and boundaries on a landscape or construction site. They are used by builders, contractors, landscapers, gardeners, and DIYers. It is important to use survey pegs made with good quality wood as lower quality wood will crack when staked into the ground. Poles Galore uses the best quality wood to produce our survey stakes. All our wood is SABS approved, it is also CCA and Creosote treated so termites, borers, and other pests do not damage the stakes. We source the best pole and timber in Durban. We also supply high-quality survey stakes, survey poles, pole and timber, gum poles, wooden poles, and survey pegs in Durban and surrounds. Our gum pole prices are the most competitive in Durban.

Survey pegs used in construction and property are governed by rules and regulations. Developers mark out property boundaries carefully with survey pegs and make notes of these to ensure that property boundaries are not infringed on. Only registered surveyors are permitted to place survey pegs for property boundaries. It is unlawful for a person to remove boundary marks without permission from the owner of the neighbouring property.

Here are a few DIY projects you can get started with by using some simple survey pegs.

DIY tips for building a firepit on the cheap – Building a firepit to warm up the cold winter nights in your entertainment area is easy. Start by getting an old washing machine drum, tin drum or barrel. A washing machine drum is ideal as you will need to drill some holes in anything else. Stake out the area you want to use using some good quality survey pegs. A square is usually ideal so start by staking your pegs into the ground at your four points. Then use some string to tie from peg to peg and stake a few more pegs along your borderline equidistant apart. At this point you should level your ground and use bricks to build along your staked area.

Next, install some simple benches using brackets and good-quality pine slats along the edge of your boundary wall. Now prepare your drum. According to DIY experts painting your drum and wood benches with fireproof paint are the best way to go. Get some sturdy aluminium or steel legs from the hardware store and some steel plates to weld them on. Concrete the inside of your firepit and then tile or just give it a good lick of paint for an authentic Africa fireside experience. Fill up your steel drum with some chunks of firewood and get ready to tell some good stories around the fire!

You can also use survey stakes in your vegetable or flower garden. Measure the area that you will use for your flower bed and use survey stakes to mark the border. Ties string from peg to peg so you know exactly which area to level. Now you can easily place your wooden slats or wood roll edging to make up your garden patch or flower bed. You can also paint them in attractive colours and print the names of your vegetables and flowers onto the pegs. Another fun use for survey pegs is using them to write out clever quotes or inspirational quotes for your garden or flower bed.

If you are planning your own event try using survey pegs as cheap signs to direct your guests and add charm to your wedding or party.