Construction

Concrete Slab vs. Pier System Foundations

Pier Systems can add more of a foundation that concrete slabs. They also add extra support without damaging the internal structure of you home.

Signs that your home needs to be stabilized include the following:

    Horizontal cracks in the walls

    Step cracks in block or brick foundation

    Uneven floors, windows or doors not working properly

One pier system used is called the helical pier system, and it involves the following installation steps:

A torque anchor is screwed in to the stable subsoil. This is done until then torque indicates that the necessary load capacity had been achieved.