Dig Umbrella and Post Holes with a Sand Auger Drill Bit

If you love spending hot summer days at the beach, a sand auger for beach umbrellas can be an indispensable tool that lets you focus on the waves rather than the chore of setting up your umbrella or beach tent. But did you know that an auger for beach umbrella setups has applications beyond the shoreline? From planting annuals to mixing paint, these tools offer numerous uses. 

Best Uses for Sand Augers: More than Just Beach Umbrellas

Sand augers excel in securing your beach umbrella but they don’t stop there. You can use a sand auger drill bit to effortlessly install a beach volleyball net, or perhaps a badminton net. Planning a beach event? A sand auger is your go-to tool for quick and secure tent or pavilion setups. Whether you’re an event planner or just someone looking to enjoy the beach, this tool is a must-have.

Pro tip: For digging umbrella and volleyball post holes, we suggest using an Extended Length Bulb Auger.

Extended Length Bulb Auger (3" x Variable Length)

With our extended-length bulb auger, you can effortlessly plant bulbs and 3-inch up to 5-inch potted plants without the need for kneeling or bending over. You will be planting trees and shrubs and digging post holes faster than you ever could before with the 3-inch auger drill bit. Power Planter bulb augers are also a great choice for installing beach volleyball poles and umbrellas or boring holes under sidewalks for electrical or irrigation lines. Now available in black, pink, purple, and lime colors for 24" length only. The extended-length bulb auger will fit ½-in drills. *Drill sold separately.

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Why Is an Auger Better Than a Shovel?

Curious about the benefits of a sand auger drill bit for your beach umbrella over the traditional shovel? Here’s why you should make the switch:


A sand auger is perfect for traveling. Lighter than a shovel and more compact, a sand auger fits conveniently into your car trunk or tote bag. It’s an ideal companion for your beach excursions.


Why waste time and effort shoveling when you could accomplish the task in minutes with a sand auger?


Our augers are not only perfect for beach umbrellas but also efficient for installing sand fencing. A cost-effective solution for coastal homeowners!


Unlike shovels, which require you to dig wide holes, a sand auger for beach umbrellas lets you dig holes with the exact diameter needed, saving you both time and effort.


Beaches can be windy places, requiring deeper holes for secure installations. With the right auger, like our extended bulb planting auger or tree auger, you can dig deep to ensure everything stays put, even in windy conditions.

Browse Power Planter for the Perfect Auger

We offer a wide selection of augers tailored for various needs. For beachgoers, our extended length bulb auger and tree auger are ideal choices for securing your umbrella or setting up a volleyball net. Visit our website to find the sand auger that suits your needs, and don’t hesitate to get in touch to place your order.

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