Screw piles / Discussions

Can houses built on screw piles move?

...screw piles that is loose? The screw piles themselves that are moving in the ground? I can suggest solutions for either, but really need to know what the proble...

Posted by Pamela Douglas June 23, 2020, 1:18 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

What is your opinion about building a garage on posts (screw piles)?

...screw pile construction: Using screw piles to replace a foundation will probably save you a lot of money by avoiding (or at least greatly reducing) the cost o...

Posted by Les P Dec. 11, 2017, 2:21 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

Can these homes be built on screwpiles as an alternative to slab foundations?

...piles? We have many models of prefab modular kit houses that can be seated on foundations, screw piles or slab on grade, so it really depends on the model. Curr...

Posted by Mark Pospisil July 28, 2020, 9:41 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Should you allow air flow through a crawl space with a dirt floor?

...screw piles. When it was lifted the new crawl space was sheeted with plywood and poly was layed on the dirt floor. The contractor's then placed pink insulation ...

Posted by Amber Murray Aug. 17, 2020, 10 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 Responses

Can you help me decide between a foundation, slab on grade and crawlspace?

I keep seeing the options out there as pad, crawlspace, and basement. I live near a river, so maybe I'm wrong, but a basement seems like it's gonna be a consta...

Posted by David Davenport Nov. 26, 2018, 12:57 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...screw piles (posts in the ground), and it can be easily transported in the future on a flat bed truck. That would be a far different lifestyle that Yurt livin...

Posted by Lexy Cara Jan. 23, 2020, 1:39 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses