Pacific Rim National Park near Tofino new Uspcheek Tashee Trail has many environmentally sensitive areas such as this boardwalk site. The use of Postech Piles enabled this amazing new Parks Canada Trail to pass through one of this parks most sensitive amphibian areas without harming the ecosystem. The end result is a boardwalk so strong […]
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Why choose Postech when building around trees
For building in tree protection areas Postech Piles do not harm sensitive root zones and are recommended by many arborists. Piles do not disturb the ground and enable building in sensitive areas. This boardwalk through the forest for the Town of Ucluelet connected two areas without harming any trees or the forest floor. […]
The Right Solar Array Foundation
Postech Helical Piles are an ideal fast cost effective foundation solution for ground mount solar arrays. No digging or concrete needed and they work well in all kinds of soil conditions and slopes. In the future if the array ever has to be moved the piles can also be reversed out of the ground and […]
Container Home Foundation
Our helical piles make great foundations for modular, container and tiny homes.
Deck Footings – on a disturbed soil hillside
Metchosin house backing on to a ravine deck footings needed to be installed in disturbed soil next to the hillside. Very loose, damp soil and clay mix would have been almost impossible to concrete, but not a problem for a 7 ft screw pile. Adjustable fittings allowed for saddle height adjustments for leveling posts and […]
Perfect Solution for Ground Mount Solar Array Installation
Gulf Island barge in only site needed an effective foundation for large ground mount solar arrays. Postech piles engineered to meet the specs of the array design were the perfect low impact solution. Using piles the contractor saved time, site impact, reduced carbon footprint with no concrete and has a great long term foundation. In […]
Wildlife Viewing Tower
Vancouver Island Postech was proud to support the recently opened Somenos Marsh Viewing Tower in Duncan BC. A tremendous amount of work was put in by the Marsh Association and volunteers to compete this stunning project for the community.
Cathedral Grove Boardwalk
Old growth forest of Cathedral Grove MacMillan Park is spectacular and for the new elevated boardwalks BC Parks chose Postech Piles as a low impact foundation solution for a very sensitive ecosystem. This site is very fragile and our screw piles protected the trees and root systems enabling a new boardwalk to be built for […]
Outdoor Shower on Screw Pile Foundation
This outdoor shower is built on Vancouver Island Postech screw piles. The uneven nature of the ground and its poor quality made a concrete foundation nearly impossible to build. However, with the quick install of screw piles the shower was immediately ready to build!
House extension on Gabriola Island, foundation on a midden
We installed twelve screw piles in a midden to extend Paul’s house. Each individual pile has a weight bearing capacity of over 15,000lbs. All twelve piles were installed and immediately ready to build on in just three hours. If Paul were to use a traditional concrete foundation the prep work alone would take days to […]