The process of knowing when to install a helical pier involves knowing the type of environment it’s to be used in, the materials it’s created out of and the type of structure you want built.
A helical pier, also known as an anchor, is a deep foundational solutions used to secure new or repair existing foundations — Due to design and ease to install, they are most commonly used wherever soil conditions prevent standard foundation solutions.
Due to the shape of the helical pier, the installation process is quick and easy. These tools thread into the ground, much like a screw, making it unnecessary for large excavation work to take place, minimizing the installation time. Helical piers don’t disturb the soil as much as the standard process does, but still transfer the weight of the structure onto the soil safely and smoothly.
Helical piers are most common within residential and commercial construction.
When deciding which type of pier to go with, experts are there to guide you and ensure that everything is being done correctly and up to the level of expertise that you deserve.