What are Helical Piers?

  • Helical piers are a large steel shaft (usually 5-10ft long) with rounded helices, designed to drill into the earth, a to provide a new foundation or repair an existing one.
  • Piers come in a variety of sizes, usually square or round shaft, with any number of helices. Size and formation of the piers are dependent on the weight and type of structure, or load they are intended to support.