Entries by Kevin Kaufman

World of Concrete Seminar and Reception 2017

  The PierTech Team will be in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, January 17th and 18th. We would like to remind you to join us for a training seminar and reception in Las Vegas during the World of Concrete. Space is very limited, as we have had an overwhelming response RSVP is required to attend the […]

World of Concrete Seminar and Reception

The PierTech Team will be in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2nd through the 5th. We would like to remind you to join us for a training seminar and reception in Las Vegas during the World of Concrete. Space is very limited, as we have had an overwhelming response RSVP is required to attend the […]

Top Five Concrete Slab Foundation Problems

Since the 1970s, concrete slab foundations have become the main way homes are constructed. The foundation is poured on top of the soil and is made of thick concrete reinforced by rebar. Although the slab foundation has replaced the crawl space, slab foundations can still experience problems. We have identified the top concrete slab foundation […]

World of Concrete Seminar and Reception

The PierTech Team will be in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2nd through the 6th. We would like to remind you to join us for a training seminar and reception in Las Vegas during the World of Concrete. Space is very limited, as we have had an overwhelming response RSVP is required to attend the […]

Historical Figure Spotlight: Alexander Mitchell

Alexander Mitchell (1780 – 1868) Blind Engineer Alexander Mitchell was born on 13th April 1780 in South William Street, Dublin. When he was young, he saw little of his father, who was an Inspector-General of British Barracks in Ireland. When he was seven, the family moved up north to Pine Hill near Belfast. Here, Mitchell […]

March Las Vegas Reception

Please join us in Fabulous  Las Vegas, Nevada, March 6th for a fun-filled evening reception! We will also be showing the long anticipated , New and Improved Cross-Bolt Connection. This patented Helical connection will continue to revolutionize the industry. PierTech will also be offering an Installer Certification Seminar. All events will take place at the hotel. Reception […]

Las Vegas Reception and Seminar

Please join us in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, January 21st & 22nd for a fun-filled evening reception! We will have an open bar, snacks, hors-d’oeuvres, door prizes, and some surprises. We will also be introducing the long-anticipated, New and Improved Cross-Bolt Connection. This patented Helical connection will continue to revolutionize the industry. PierTech will also […]

How To Install A Helical Pier

If you are thinking about self-installing helical piers or want to add the capabilities to your construction services, here is a brief overview of how to install a helical pier, helical anchor, or helical pile. Installation Overview Installation is to be performed by a trained and/or certified PierTech Systems contractor or dealer. PierTech offers free […]

How Much Can Helical Pier Bear?

Bearing capacity is defined by the American Society of Civil Engineers as, “That load which can be sustained by a pile foundation without producing objectionable settlement or material movement – initial or progressive – resulting in damage to the structure or interfering with its use.” In simpler terms, how much weight can the pile permanently […]

Helical Piers: The Secret Weapon to Repairing a Foudation

Foundation problems are a nightmare for homeowners. The costs, labor, and anxiety of finding the right solution can cause a lot of stress. It jeopardizes your greatest asset and your family’s security. Gone unrepaired, it can mean the loss of your home. Luckily, PierTech System’s helical piers can save you from all of these worries […]