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.
Fastbag Footing from Fab-Form Industries www.fab-form.com was used with a Postech Screw Pile for a security gate. The screw pile had no problem supporting the weight of the steel gate and the 2ft x 2ft Fastbag footing was added to provide extra lateral support in case of an impact. Postech Screw Piles would work great […]
New business entryway supported by Postech Screw Piles backfill. Some of the piles had to be installed to just over 30 feet to reach bearing ground as the backfill had no capacity to support the new roof structure and building facade. The general contractor said the use of screw piles save the customer tens of […]
Hop farm installing screw piles in loose sand as tie backs for cables that will hold up Hops. Because supporting the beer industry is important!