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4 Reasons Helical Piles Are the Best Foundation Solution

Helical piles are a solution to stabilize new and existing foundations for a lifetime. The is twisted into the ground. Helical piles are cost-effective and faster to install, because they require no concrete curing, and they do not require deep and expensive excavating. Using helical piles will reduce the cost because it will allow contractors […]

Can I Install Helicals Myself?

Absolutely! To get started installing helicals the individual will want to attend PierTech’s monthly installer training and certification seminars. Understanding the ins and outs of installing helicals is a must. A future installer will attend prior to doing a job, or their own project. Knowing the sizing, soils, and other information will have a big […]

How Much Do Helical Piers Cost?

How Much Do Helical Piers Cost? When getting pricing from us you will notice that Helicals can cost around $30 dollars per foot. Meaning a Helical around 20-ft can be estimated around $600 dollars. Keep in mind this is a really generic price that is averaging a few different types of helical to give you […]

Why Attend the Online February Installer Training Seminar?

PierTech is very excited to be hosting their online training and certification seminar for February 24th! The virtual seminars have allowed for PierTech to stay safely connected with many contractors, customers, and more throughout the COVID-19 crisis. We are able to continue to help new and existing contractors to add to their business and learn […]

Using Helical Piles for Alternative Energy

The use of helical piles is unlimited. There are so many applications that helical piles can be used for that will provide a stable foundation for any project you are working on. This includes Alternative Energy such as solar or wind energy. PierTech helical piers are often used in many different green technology applications. The […]

Top 10 Questions Asked in 2020 Answered

  Why is the Cross Lock connection so much different from other connections? The Cross Lock allows for instant alignment, all torque is held in our patented coupling which ensures there is no hole deformation, this will save you time and money. You will not spend extra time, or need extra help threading a bolt […]

How to Properly Install a PierTech Helical Pile

The helical piles must be installed according to a preapproved plan of placement. 1. Installation begins by attaching the helical pile lead section to the torque motor (drive head) using a drive tool and drive pin. 2. Next, crowd must be applied to force the pilot point into the ground at the proper location, inclination […]