One type of pier commonly used when lifting and repairing a sunken foundation is helical piers. Also known as screw piles, helical piers feature round blades attached to the lead pier section. They are mechanically advanced or screwed into the ground and have strength in biting into the soil. These galvanized steel piers are installed past unstable soil and down to load-bearing strata like bedrock that will better support the weight of the home.
Why Are Helical Piers So Effective?
When reviewing foundation repair solutions with an expert, it’s helpful to know why helical piers are an effective, long-lasting fix for your home. Helical piers drill down into the soil underneath your home and go all the way down to the bedrock further down. Here are the top reasons that helical piers are so effective.
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