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Solid Foundations for Decks with Postech Screw Piles

Postech Screw Piles provide a reliable, easy-to-install foundation for decks, ensuring stability and minimal disruption to your landscaping.

Homeowners often face a dilemma when building a deck: using simple posts without a foundation or going to the other extreme with a pier and footing. Ignoring the need for a foundation and just putting a post into the ground can lead to movement and heaving due to ground freezing and swelling. This causes the deck to become uneven, loosens nails or screws, and can ultimately destroy the deck.

The Problems with Traditional Footings

On the other hand, excavating and using concrete for a footing is a lot of work for a deck or porch, which should be relatively simple projects. Excavation, setting a footing, installing rebar, pouring concrete, and waiting for it to cure can nearly double the amount of time it takes to build the deck, especially in hard conditions. This extensive process can also disrupt your backyard, requiring additional work to repair the landscaping.

Deck on screw piles foundations.

Why Choose Postech Screw Piles for Your Deck?

Postech Screw Piles offer an excellent alternative to either putting in concrete piers or installing wood posts. Being installed below the frost line, they accomplish the same thing that a concrete pier does, without all the work and uncertainty. Our trained expert installers can put in a set of screw piles for a porch or deck in a very short time, using only one worker and one piece of equipment.

Benefits of Postech Screw Piles

The design of the screw pile provides extremely solid support for your deck or porch, which is virtually unaffected by the weather. With the deck firmly attached to our Postech Screw Piles, high winds cannot lift the deck because of the screw piles’ tensile strength. Heaving of the ground, caused by freezing, doesn’t affect our screw piles either.

While excavating for a deck can ruin your backyard, thus requiring much additional work to repair the landscaping, the installation of Postech Screw Piles causes very little disruption. The only area that is disrupted is the diameter of the screw pile itself, and that resettles after the pile is installed. There is no necessary repair to your landscaping, except having to continue cutting the grass.

Environmental Benefits

One of the best advantages of using Postech Screw Piles is that they are environmentally friendly. The minimal disruption to your yard and the efficient installation process ensure that your project has a smaller environmental footprint.

DEck on screw piles foundations.

The Best Option for Deck Foundations

Of all the possible options, Postech Screw Piles provide the best combination of foundation advantages for any deck or porch installation. They offer easy installation that doesn’t destroy your landscaping, a solid footing that’s not affected by freezing, and a low risk of sinking into the ground. They truly are the best option for any deck or porch installation.

For more information on the benefits and applications of Postech, visit our Screw Piles Page