How To Cover Post Holes From Rain

When you are done digging your post holes, you will want to cover them up to keep the rain from filling them in. You can do this by using a piece of plywood, a tarp, or even a large rock.

How To Cover Post Holes From Rain

To prevent water from seeping into the post hole and potentially rotting the post, you can cover the hole with a piece of metal or plastic. You can buy a special cover for this purpose, or you can use a piece of metal roofing or flashing. If you use plastic, make sure that it is large enough to cover the hole and that it is securely fastened in place.

– Shovel – Post hole digger or auger – Level – Tamping tool (optional) – Masonry drill bit (optional)

  • Add gravel to bottom of hole
  • Dig post hole(s)
  • Add dirt to hole, compacting as you go
  • Insert and brace post(s) cover hole(s) with

– Make sure the post hole is completely filled in with soil or other filler material. – If a waterproof membrane is used, make sure it is sealed around the post. – Place a large rock or other object over the filled hole to prevent water from seeping in.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will Rain Mess Up Quikrete?

Rain will not mess up quikrete.

How Do You Protect Your Post Holes In The Rain?

The best way to protect post holes in the rain is by using a tarp or some other type of covering. This will help to keep the moisture out and keep the hole from filling up with water.

Can You Use Post Crete In The Rain?

Yes, you can use postcrete in the rain. Some people say that postcrete is more durable when it’s wet, but I would recommend testing this theory in a small area before doing an entire project.


Post holes can be effectively covered from rain by using a tarp or plastic sheeting. The tarp or sheeting should be spread out over the hole and weighted down at the edges to keep it in place.

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