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Concrete Piles – Methods of Installation, Part 2

Concrete Piles – Methods of Installation, Part 2

18 Feb 5:21 pm by My Foundation Repairs

To overcome the problem of not reaching proper depth many of the pressed concrete piling contractors have devised methods to help the pile drive through the soil. One such method is placing a cone shaped piece on the bottom of the leading concrete cylinder. This is supposed to overcome the resistance of pressing a flat […] READ MORE

Concrete Pressed Piles

30 Dec 6:50 am by My Foundation Repairs

Instead of using low quality concrete pressed piles, contractors use quality steel pier systems to repair settling or sinking foundations. READ MORE

Foundation Repair During the Midwest Drought

Foundation Repair During the Midwest Drought

15 Dec 5:42 am by My Foundation Repairs

High quality steel piers are used by engineers to make foundation repairs. Concrete pressed piles are a cheap repair method used by unskilled contractors. READ MORE

Concrete Piles – Too Good to be True? Part 1

Concrete Piles – Too Good to be True? Part 1

29 Apr 6:09 am by My Foundation Repairs

Foundation contractors are using steel push piers instead of concrete piles because they accurately measure pressure, depth and force on the structure. READ MORE

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