How deep do piles need to go? There’s no definitive answer to this question. While the minimum depth is usually 3m, there are plenty of exceptions. The consistency of the soil and the vertical load are important in determining the required depth.
Foundation construction experts often get asked, ‘Can you build a house on screw piles?’ And the answer is, yes. This approach is cost effective, can be built on any type of soil, and on locations with limited access
When inspecting your foundation, it is important to consider whether there is any cracking, what the cause of the cracking is, are there any faults in the plumbing, are there any large trees nearby, and when you should consider contacting an expert to help
Screw pile technology allows builders to lay a super sturdy foundation, even on the most difficult of soils. Your soil may have one or more of these problems: High moisture content, Contaminated soil, Water table
You don’t always have to worry about foundation cracks – sometimes they’re a simple fix. Let’s go through a few scenarios that you may be experienced with your home’s foundation and outline the actions that should be taken.