Rock sleds and wheelbarrows offer an efficient way to move medium-size rocks without damaging yourself or the lawn. The one wheel of wheelbarrows makes them easy to maneuver through tight spaces without causing damage to surrounding areas.
The Best Way to Move Landscaping Rocks
- By Hand. You can move many of these rocks by hand or carry them with two hands from place to place in the garden or…
- Wheelbarrow. The wheelbarrow is an efficient way to move heavy objects around a yard or garden without causing excess…
- Flatbed Truck. For large slabs of landscaping rock, you may need a flatbed truck to deliver…
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do you move landscaping stones?
Place small or medium-sized boulders onto sliding rock lifting tools to move them. Reinforce the seat of an old sled with a piece of plywood to make it strong enough to bear the stone's weight, then pile the stone onto the sled. Pull the sled to move the boulder.
How do you move a heavy rock by hand?
Place a piece of plywood or several planks on top of the pipes. Lever the rock up onto the planks and then easily push it. The wood will roll along the pipes revolving beneath, carrying the load with it. As one pipe emerges out the back, stop for a moment and move it in front of the rock again.
Which is the best way to move rocks?
The Best Way to Move Landscaping Rocks 1 By Hand. You can move many of these rocks by hand or carry them with two hands from place to place in the garden or backyard. 2 Wheelbarrow. The wheelbarrow is an efficient way to move heavy objects around a yard or garden without causing excess harm to the yard or garden itself. 3 Flatbed Truck. ...
What's the best way to roll a heavy rock?
To roll a heavy rock up or down a plank, you’ll need to have a very strong plank and a minimum of four sturdy pipes to use as support beneath it. You’ll lay the pipes at equal distances, parallel to one another between the stone and the desired new location. Lay the strong plank on top of the pipes, butted right up against the base of the stone.