Next >︎
To Top

Drag Bed Springs to Grade a Dirt Driveway

If you have a dirt driveway or lane, this tip is for you. Our lane is 1/4 mile long, and it gets worse every year with deep holes. As soon as it gets wet, either from snow and rain, or from the neighbor's irrigation system, it gets soft and we sink into the mud. We were afraid we would have to hire someone to grade it again.

Some friends came out Sunday because we had some banty chickens for some children they know. They took one ride down our lane and offered this suggestion: Tie an old set of bed springs to the back of your pickup. Tie on some cinder blocks to weight it down. Drive up and down the lane until it is smooth. That's it! They once lived in a rental with a whole mile of lane, and their landlady asked them how they kept it so nice! We just happen to have a set of bedsprings.

Ad

By Coreenhart from Rupert, ID

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

April 12, 20090 found this helpful

Thank you so much for posting this! I was just telling my husband that we needed to find someone to grade our driveway and, now, we can do it ourself! We have some old bedsprings in the barn. Thanks again and God bless.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
August 3, 20090 found this helpful

I drag one behind the ATV. I also use one to scatter the manure in my pasture from 4 horses after a long winter.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Old Bed Springs
Uses for Old Bed Springs
Next >︎
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening Helpful HintsApril 9, 2009
Guides
Reusing Trampoline Springs
Reusing Trampoline Springs
Photo of a furniture spring isolated on white.
Repairing Couch Springs
Bed Spring
Crafts Using Bed Springs
Up close photo of a dirty driveway.
Removing Oil Spills from Your Driveway
More
😎
Summer Ideas!
🎆
Fourth of July Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/06/23 04:36:25 in 2 secs.
Loading Something Awesome!