Many Remote First Nations Villages are powered by diesel generators that require diesel to be barged in at huge expense. Due to this high cost solar panels have 4 – 5 year return on investment and dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of the diesel generator alternative. Postech Screw Piles saved the contractor from barging in […]
Steep non bearing grade of hillside with limited access was no problem to install Postech Screw Piles to support a 2 story addition on a house and a large second story deck.
Pacific Rim National Park Shorepine Bog Trail Boardwalk is on a sensitive 200-500 year old bog that has unique stunted vegetation with many small trees that are hundreds of years old. Boardwalk needs a replacement solution with minimum impact to the fragile vegetation and Postech Piles met the standards required by Parks Canada, Geotech and […]
New home built on First Nations Historical Midden Site. Due to the sites cultural significance any material excavated for the foundation would have to fulfill extensive archeological protocols and expenses. This house and sun deck has a concrete foundation supported by Postech Screw Piles rather than incurring the archeological costs this concrete beam did not […]
House addition on a steep hillside and under an existing deck that had failing footings. Customers design would not have been possible without Postech Screw Piles. Piles were installed under the existing structure to a depth and torque that could support the new and existing structure. Tops of piles are tied in with rebar then […]
House backing onto hillside on unstable fill. Foundation was sinking and screw piles were installed up to 20ft deep to find bearing ground. Pile tops will be attached to the foundation to prevent further sinking. Due to the depth of the fill it would have been impossible to excavate to bearing ground and the installation […]
4,000 year old midden site in Sechelt BC. When the property owner started to build an ancient long house site was revealed which halted excavating. Quoted in the Coast News Shilshalh Nation Chief Calvin Craigar said “This discovery is so important because it is so very close to the municipality of Sechelt. It tells you […]
Flood Plain area next to Lake Cowichan building site for a new house has ground water within a couple of feet of the surface. The combination of using screw piles and concrete grade beams were a solution for this challenging site.
Footings for previous deck failed due to unstable ground. Contractor dug test holes 4 feet deep and could’t reach bearing for new footings. Postech Screw Piles were installed to depths between 6 and 7 feet and didn’t require any digging or disturbance to tree roots. 6 x 6 height adjustable saddles were used so that pressure […]
Screw Piles were the solution for this deck with out causing any damage to sensitive tree roots and also enabled the deck to be built right on the edge of a steep hillside and still have the capacity to carry the load of a hot tub.