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02/27/13

Posted by: Abarent Construction Ltd.

Helical Piers vs Drilled Concrete Piers

This article by Ryan J. Hardesty, P.E., of Hardesty Consulting LLC discusses helical piers vs drilled concrete piers in highly expansive soil areas. We found it interesting and wanted to share.

It is well known along the front range of Colorado that extensive structural damage to lightly loaded structures can occur in areas underlain by expansive soils. In addition to the damages incurred by such structures, especially residential homes, there is a considerable amount of risk that is shared amongst the community when dealing with expansive soils.

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