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I have severl holes in my back yard which i assume are from old tree root systems. They are about 6'-10" in diameter. I have filled them with fill dirt or sand several times yet the material continues to settle. Is this the best way to get them filled or is there a quicker solution? Or should I be concerned about an animal digging them back out? I don't think it's an animal since there's no material left outside the hole, so i am pretty sure it is settling.

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  • Rick Sep 29, 2010

    Thanks for the quick response!


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You could have a sinkhole. I don't know what part of the country that you are in, but my little brother is in a lawsuit because a Realtor sold him a house that they knew was on a sinkhole. And his yard is doing the same as you described. You can take a bag of Sack Create and fill the holes partially and then put fill dirt on top of the concrete after it hardens. This will give it a base so it won't settle anymore.

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