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FAQS

HOW LONG HAVE HELICAL PILES EXISTED?

Helical Piers can trace their roots all the way back to 1720 in England, where they were invented. In the nineteenth century, lighthouses were supported by Helical Piers as well.

HOW IS LEHIGH VALLEY HELICAL PILES LLC DIFFERENT FROM ITS COMPETITORS?

 We use only Pier Tech Helical Piles, the only portended helical pile system in the USA. Pier Tech piles are manufactured in the USA using only domestic steel. They also have the patented CrossLock system that means you'll never have pile deformation. 

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE ADVANTAGES OF USING HELICAL PILES OVER OTHER FOUNDATION TYPES?

Helical Piles are superior to other methods in many ways. Hand-dug and drilled concrete piers can do an adequate job. However, they are extremely time-consuming, messy, expensive, and labor intensive. Driven Piles can be effective, but limited access and sensitivity of existing buildings make their use difficult for an installer. Helical Piles is cost-effective, requires little to no concrete, can be performed in limited access situations, and is virtually vibration free.

WHAT KIND OF WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE DO YOU OFFER WITH YOUR HELICAL PILES?

We offer a 75-year limited warranty on the Helical Piles and a 2 year installation warranty. 

WHAT ARE SCREW-PILES?

Screw piles, helical piers, and helical piles are synonyms for the same type of foundation solution.  They were coined screw pile because of the way they turn and bore into the earth.

WHAT MAKES OUR PILES DIFFERENT?

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