Have you considered using helical pile in building the foundation for your project? Long before the popularity of screw piles, building a structure would take quite a while. The materials and the methods used for construction will always play an important role in completing the project. You may have noticed in some old structures or buildings that they easily get damaged and repairs are done quite often. Remember, the key to a good structure will always boil down to a good foundation. Most buildings use concrete piles and even wood piles if the budget does not permit. These are the foundation piles that carry quite a few drawbacks. Other than it would take time to install these piles since you need to prepare the construction site and analyze on the ground whether or not it is safe to excavate and create holes to insert the piles. Once it is done, concrete piles still require waiting time before you can use it. Concrete needs to be dry before building the foundation. On the other hand, these foundation building methods would require too much effort and most of all, the biggest concern in every construction – money.
So, what is the best solution?
Helical pile foundation is the answer to your needs. These days, no matter how big or small your project is, steel piling can be used. This is different from your typical type of piles.
Foundation Building in an Instant
Don’t get too excited in building and completing your project. If time is your main concern then perhaps, helical piers foundation could meet your needs. Unlike installing the other foundation building method such as concrete piles (considering this is the most popular method used for construction in the past years) you need to follow on the following steps:
Installing Concrete Piles
You need to analyze the soil or ground to ensure it would be safe to continue the construction and most of all building the foundation.
Once an engineer have completely analyzed the ground, it is time to clear out the site and excavate through the ground preparing the holes where the piles will be installed and inserted.
Considering the holes on the ground are ready, in installing the piles, concrete will be poured. At this point, you will be able to notice that you have spent hundreds and thousands of dollars for hiring workers and renting or perhaps buying certain equipment to complete the construction.
Wait. Wait and more waiting period until the concrete dries. It may take a while before you can use the pile and continue building the foundation.
Meanwhile, installing the steel piles enables you to skip on a few steps.
Prepare the piles and the construction site. This includes the measurement and the plan.
You can immediately insert the screw pile to the ground until it reaches at a certain depth.
Once it is ready and sturdy, you can go ahead and build the foundation.
You will notice how using helical piles cuts on the time in building the foundation and completing the construction.