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FAQ: Why is it so important to build on a solid Foundation?

Building on a solid foundation is so important when thinking about the longevity and security of your building. Postech Screw Piles can be used for nearly every application that a concrete footing can be used for, but with a warranty.

From concrete to screw piles for your foundation

It’s crucial to understand the power of your choices when switching from concrete to Screw Piles. As your next project comes up, the question about footings will happen, such as:  

  • How do you decide what application to go with?  
  • Which type of footing will protect your property and prevent you from having to fix it year after year?  

The good timing and the best team 

Other concerns may be about timing, finding a trusted tradesperson, and working with a team that is professional and friendly to get the job done right.  

Each screw pile installed by Postech has been vetted and guaranteed to support your building and protect it as well. And it is engineered, galvanized, and CCMC certified, whereas concrete footings can be dug by anyone, poured with no guarantee, and with no frost protection.  

The foundation’s impact on the environment 

Not only does concrete crack, sink, and continuously fail, it also negatively impacts the environment, requires extra time to cure, and involves an extra inspection from the township before the building process can begin. When concrete footings are poured, it’s only a matter of time before they begin to collapse, break, and deteriorate. There is no guarantee on concrete footings and often cause more foundation issues in the long run.  

When compared to screw pile footings, the choice is evident. Screw piles can be installed in areas with a high-water table, and in clay, sand, and/or rock, just to name a few.  

Piles are installed using an engineered formula to ensure they will support your structure, and will never crack, heave, or sink, nor does it require a special inspection prior to building.  

Why to deal with Postech Screw Pile  ?

When building with Postech Screw Piles, you’re building with confidence and assurance that your foundation will be safe and secure for a lifetime. Your local foundation expert can guide you through the process and share technical data as well as answer your questions about the process with ease.

Start stronger and last longer when building on Postech Screw Piles.