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Like push piers, helical piers are designed to transfer the weight of your home to load-bearing soil or bedrock, permanently stabilizing your home's foundation. Instead of being driven into the soil by the weight of the home itself, however, helical piers are "screwed" into the soil using a piece of mechanical equipment. This makes them ideal for lighter structures and new construction. And, as with push piers, in many cases helical piers can lift a sunken foundation back to its original position. In addition to being extremely sturdy, Supportworks helical piers feature a true helix plate that allows for a more accurate torque-to-capacity reading. This means an installer knows when a pier is driven deep enough to find competent soil. With another manufacturer's helical pier, the installer may stop too soon due to an inaccurate torque reading, and your foundation may sink further in the future.
Round shaft has high resistance to bending
Suitable for both heavy and light loads
Galvanized system will not rust
Below grade solution concealed from sight
Can often lift foundation back toward level position
Footing is exposed and prepared for bracket.
Helical piers are advanced and bracket is attached to the footing.
Weight of home is transferred through the piers to competent soils.
Home is lifted back to level position, if possible.
Our Promise. Your Property.
Rest assured that the Supportworks Helical Pier System will immediately stabilize your settling foundation and will permanently protect your home against any further movement. Helical piers come with a 25-year warranty against manufacturing defects and a performance warranty from local dealer.
Why you need it.
After a home is constructed, changes in the surrounding soil are the primary cause of foundation settlement. Extreme moisture changes, such as drought or over saturation, along with poorly compacted fill soils, create soil movement. That movement shifts and settles your home, causing cracked walls, uneven floors and a sinking foundation.