Helical Piers, also called screw piles, are a common foundation repair solution used to stabilize your home’s foundation. This process is also called foundation underpinning. The piers are drilled down into stable soil or bedrock which not only permanently stabilizes your home but can also lift your home back to its original position. Portable equipment is used during installation so there is minimal disruption to your home and property, and almost no mess!
Portable equipment is used during installation so there is minimal disruption to your home and property, and almost no mess!
Helical Piers are one type of underpinning solution to foundation settlement problems. You can find out more about helical piers and if they are the right solution for your foundation problems by scheduling a free inspection with one of our professional consultants.
The Benefits of Helical Piers:
Permanent Solution to Your Foundation Problems
JES Helical Piers are hot-dip galvanized to protect against corrosion. The pier shaft is round, which is the strongest underpinning solution design, offering you a strong and permanent solution.
Restores the Value to Your Home
JES Helical Piers can raise your home back to its original position, restoring home value while offering a permanent foundation support solution.
Easy, Low Mess Installation
The JES Helical Piers can be installed quickly, without disrupting your schedule. And installation doesn’t require digging, saving you the hassle of cleaning up piles of dirt and debris.
Tried, True and Tested Solution
The piers are tested by the International Code Council, ensuring that you receive only the best foundation repair solution.
Helical Piers – Installation Steps
Step 1: Footing is exposed and prepared for the bracket.
Step 2: Round-shaft helical piers are mechanically advanced into the soil.
Step 3: Foundation Bracket is secured to the footing.
Step 4: The weight of the home is transferred through the piers to load bearing strata. Home is lifted back to level if possible.