New Tip For Homeowners To Check Proper Foundation Repairs Using Drilled Piers vs. Pressed Piers
Before starting the work on the foundations, homeowners should check this from the pro’s at http://www.premierfoundationrepair.com. When it comes to foundation repairs not all methods are equal.
Dallas Tx April 27, 2012
When it comes to foundation repairs not all methods are equal. The principle difference is in the methodology the different piers are applied. In the pressed piers application, the pilings are pressed into the ground with hydraulic means while, in same cases, using the weight of the house above as resistance to the push of the hydraulic jack. The pilings are pushed into the ground to some determined pounds per square inch which in most cases means that the pilings do not reach the bedrock stratus or other more stable ground layers. In addition this method causes lots of up ad down motions and stress on the residence foundations, load bearing walls and other systems such as plumbing.
“In most cases pressed piers will fail where a properly installed drilled pier will last a lifetime.Several times during the years we have to remedy foundation repairs previously done using pressed piers.” says Julie from Premier Foundation Repairs Inc.
Drilled piers have been in use since the beginning of foundation repairs and are still the most recommended method prescribed by structural engineers. In virtually all commercial applications, from highways to airports, roads, commercial buildings, high-rise buildings, drilled piers is the only method used. At a smaller scale, the homeowner residence can also be helped with the use of drilled piers for the foundation repairs.
The drilled piers are built to sustain more than 3000 psi and are drilled deep enough to rest of bedrock or equivalent resistance stratus. The residence is not put the same stress as it is with pressed piers and the repairs are permanent.
Premier Foundation Repairs Inc has been doing foundation repairs in Dallas for over 30 years. If you have any question do not hesitate to contact them at premierfoundationrepair.com. They are located at 3767 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75244
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