Monthly Archives: February 2018

4 Reasons to Use Helical Piles

Written on February 25, 2018 at 2:15 pm, by

In the mid-1800s, helical piles were often used in England for moorings and as the foundations of lighthouse structures. In recent years, helical piles are becoming more and more popular around the world due to their many benefits. They are a lot more environmentally friendly than their alternatives and highly cost effective. Here are various  Continue Reading »

What to Avoid When Choosing a Pile Foundation Company

Written on February 12, 2018 at 11:35 am, by

The processes and apparatus involved in installing building foundations (such as helical piles) are continually progressing, while new tools and techniques emerge. At times, foundation companies fail to keep up with these inescapable changes, resulting in errors, safety hazards and poor service. If you have an upcoming building project and require a foundation installation company,  Continue Reading »

What’s Involved in a Ground Survey

Written on February 1, 2018 at 11:59 am, by

Before beginning a building project, it’s sensible to carry out a professional ground survey. Normally, trial holes are dug around the area so that a decision can be made regarding a suitable foundation. You will likely need to hire a structural engineer to perform this survey; it is too big a risk to take on  Continue Reading »

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