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Tips on How to Execute an Extreme Backyard Installation With Caution

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Tips on How to Execute an Extreme Backyard Installation With Caution

Planning on embarking on an extreme backyard installation of your own? Then it’s best to proceed with caution before you take on anything that is going to probably require a massive overhaul of your backyard to transform into something else entirely. Here’s how, presented below by CMW General Contractors.

The benefits of taking on an extreme backyard project


Before we delve into the what, how, when and why’s of how to install a mini-golf course in your backyard, it may be worthwhile to identify the benefits of going into something as daring as this. Apart from enjoying your extreme sports free of charge, you can also partake in your favorite outdoor hobby whenever you’d like. Furthermore, your extreme outdoor sports yard could be just the thing to unite your local community and make it even stronger when it comes to building relationships with your neighbors from near and far.

Things to think about


If you plan on going extreme, as in a noisy dirt bike track installation, you might want to check if there are any zoning laws prohibiting this first. Then you might also want to check if applying for a permit is necessary, after which you might want to check in with your neighbors to see if they’re on board with everything that is about to happen from here on out. 

Scoping out the land


Suppose you are thinking of installing a mini-golf course, for example. You’ll need enough land to ensure that you have all 18 holes to make the course complete. Furthermore, you’ll want to ensure that the soil is nice and compact so that it is as level as possible, which is essential, especially where mini-golf is concerned!

Speaking of lovely, level, compact land…


Another thing to consider is if there is sufficient draining in the soil, as you don’t want a swampy mini-golf course because there was too much water in the soil. So, you’ll want to consult with a professional company to ensure that excess water doesn’t become trapped in the soil, which can result in your perfectly manicured grass lawn being ruined in the end. 


Be sure, though, to do your research correctly when it comes to finding a reputable grading company by looking over reviews online before you come to a final decision. Furthermore, if finances are a concern, keep an eye out for grading companies that offer discounts or credits, as there are sure to be many willing to go that extra mile to gain a happy, loyal customer.

Lighting will also be a primary factor to think about


Of course, lighting is another primary factor to consider if you desire your extreme sports backyard to be as safe and well-lit as possible. If lighting is not your specialty, then why not review industry case studies concerning the benefits of these LED lights in sports stadiums to see why these are so beneficial for outdoor sports spaces? You can learn more about how to install these lighting options if you want to improve the visibility of your backyard dirt bike track at night, for instance. You’ll also get to learn about the differences between lighting required for indoor use versus outdoor use and which types of lighting work well in both instances.


Indeed, building a daring extreme backyard sports area is sure to be a lengthy and involved process, especially when you have to hold safety in the highest regard to prevent accidents from occurring. 


Ready to begin work on your backyard renovation? Get in touch with CMW General Contractors to learn more about how we can make your dreams a reality. Call 210-394-7792 today.


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