How to Install a Basketball Goal to a Brick House

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How to Install a Basketball Goal to a Brick House
Standard mountable basketball goal (basketballgoals.com, concretescrews.com)

A basketball goal can provide a great source of physical activity not only for children but adults too. Basketball goals can be set up in a freestanding manner, either weighted down by a substance such as sand or water or planted into the ground. Or, basketball goals can be mounted to an already existing surface such as an outside wall. Mounting a basketball goal to a brick house requires a few necessary steps.

Skill level:
Moderately Challenging

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Things you need

  • mountable basketball goal
  • ladders
  • measuring tape
  • an assistant
  • drill
  • drill bit for brick
  • anchors
  • screws
  • level
  • chalk

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Instructions

    Mounting a basketball goal to brick

  1. 1

    Determine where on your brick wall you want to mount your basketball goal.

  2. 2

    Climb your ladder and use a measuring tape to set the height of the goal. Mark the height with chalk.

  3. 3

    Measure the mounting bracket screw holes and mark with chalk where they need to be placed on the brick.

  4. 4

    Drill holes through the brick with a brick drill bit. Insert anchors.

  5. 5

    With help from an assistant, attach the basketball goal to the brick wall by using a screw, such as a Tapcon concrete screw.

    How to Install a Basketball Goal to a Brick House
    Tapcon concrete screw

Tips and warnings

  • Measure several times before you mount your basketball goal to make sure you have the exact height you want.
  • Mounting a basketball goal to a brick house will not allow you to adjust the height as easily as a freestanding goal would.

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