For any structure to endure, it must be built on a strong foundation. A Bay Area foundation drilling company looks at different ways to support the foundation.
The Difference Between Helical Piers and Push Piers
For any structure to endure, it must be built on a strong foundation. The foundation supports the load of the entire structure, protects ground moisture from compromising the structure, and keeps the structure standing solidly in the face of nature’s whims. Yet, the foundation itself or the structure may require support. That’s when Bay Area pier drilling comes in to install helical piers or push piers for the support, strength, and stability required.
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Pier drilling is a very common technique used in construction for the purpose of supporting structures above ground, which is especially important in the California and Sacramento area. These regions are prone to seismic activity which can cause frequent shifting of the ground beneath different structures. Drilling piers are essential in such areas for providing stability where the ground is subject to move or shake. It can literally prevent the collapse of many homes and businesses! Continue reading “Pier Drilling 101”
Piering, also known as piling, is a technique used for driving steel pipe pilings to fix falling building foundations and to correct the foundation settlement. Continue reading “When and Why to Use Foundation Piers”