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Reasons To Use A Helical Pile

Reasons To Use A Helical Pile

Thanks to innovations in the field, helical pile systems are growing increasingly more effective and more practical. Originally designed to be used with lighthouses and moorings, helical piles now find use in stabilizing foundations of historic structures and brand...

Helical Piles VS Concrete Piers

Helical Piles VS Concrete Piers

In response to an increasing global demand for new construction, engineers and contractors are always looking for newer, faster ways of laying down a foundation. In addition to speed, they also need a foundation system that is stable, durable, and long-lasting. In the...

The Advantages Of Using Helical Piles

The Advantages Of Using Helical Piles

For engineers and construction managers looking for a fast, effective way to repair and secure an existing foundation, or to lay the groundwork for a new construction project, a helical pile may be the ideal solution. Indeed, IDEAL Foundation System’s STELCOR®...

Environmental Benefits Of Helical Piles

Environmental Benefits Of Helical Piles

With ever-increasing concern over the lasting impact of human construction on the environment, construction firms are looking for environmentally friendly construction methods that are also durable and cost-effective. As the construction industry expands in response...

Micropiles And Historic Buildings

Micropiles And Historic Buildings

When discussing uses for micropile systems, many immediately jump to the idea of including them in the creation of foundations for new buildings. While micropiles are undoubtedly a fine choice for new construction, especially on buildings that are being built with...

Types Of Foundations

Types Of Foundations

Like any great team, business, or relationship, a strong foundation is the key to the long-term success of any building. For contractors, architects, and engineers, understanding which foundation is best for your building is an important part of your design and...

The Benefits of Helical Pile Installations

The Benefits of Helical Pile Installations

Since 1830, helical piles have been effectively anchoring deep foundations for homes and commercial buildings. At the time, this design was a major improvement to straight piles. In 1830, Alexander Mitchell and his son invented the cast iron screw pile or helical...