Category Archives: Construction

Buried Treasure Under Your Home

Did you know that very few homes in Winnipeg built by mass home builders are built with ICF (Insulated Concrete Forms) or Superior Wall (precast walls built in controlled factory)?  It’s surprising to me that this is the case because … Continue reading

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Postech Hovercraft Excavator?

Is it true?  Does Postech Screw Piles Manitoba and NW Ontario use hovercraft excavators? One might think this is the case, however the pictures in the slideshow below show Postech’s installers working hard to make it look like an excavator … Continue reading

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Professional Screw Pile Installation VS DIY Screw Pile Installation

“I have a skid steer post hole auger that should be able to get one of those in the ground.”  A common statement by aspiring DIY screw pile installers.  But… is this a good idea? Common auger drives mounted to … Continue reading

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Postech Winnipeg Screw Piles a Year in Review

A slideshow of more than 100 images of Postech Winnipeg’s dedicated installation hard at work installing premium screw pile foundations for a wide range of building projects in Winnipeg and throughout Manitoba. Thank you to all our great customers who … Continue reading

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Thank You Manitoba for a Great 2012

Postech Winnipeg would like to extend a huge thanks to Winnipeg and its surrounding communities as well as Manitoba’s cottage country for what has been a fantastic first year in the area. It’s clear that Manitobans are interested in an … Continue reading

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Why Are Manitoba Contractors Switching to Postech Winnipeg’s Screw Piles for Decks?

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Winnipeg, Manitoba – Bollards / Bumper Posts / Protective Poles

Where can you get the best bollard / bumper post / protective poles that Manitoba has to offer? Postech Winnipeg is your solution for bollards that install quickly, are effective and that look fantastic.  Our standard bollard covers are yellow … Continue reading

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Can You Build a Home on Postech Screw Piles?

YES YOU CAN! Postech’s 3.5″ diameter Thermal Piles are built tough and can support most residential projects including new home builds.  Below you can see a recent project completed by Postech Winnipeg for a customer in a real bind. We … Continue reading

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Post Tech Metal Foundations Winnipeg – Postek / Posteck / Post Tek / Post Teck / Post Tech Winnipeg

We created this blog entry to help folks better find our company Postech Winnipeg.  The most common misspelling of our company name is Post Tech Winnipeg.  However folks also use Postek, Posteck, Post Tek as well as Post Teck.  Because … Continue reading

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Screw Piles with Sleeves – Sometimes It’s Better to be Without!

From time to time I get asked whether or not our screw piles have sleeves / sheaths to protect the pile from ground movement.  My answer is, “thankfully, NO!” Consumers like the sound of a sleeve which floats up and … Continue reading

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