Tag Archives: Winnipeg Piling

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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WINNIPEG CONTRACTORS – Is Constant Rain Slowing You Down This Year?

What better to follow the coldest winter in over 100 years?  A summer with rain, thunderstorms, isolated showers, clouds and October like temperatures.  The result?  Contractors who are busier than ever but who can’t keep up because the weather keeps delaying … Continue reading

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A Comparison of Postech Thermal Piles VS Ground Anchors VS Concrete

“Oh you have pretty much have a Groundhog anchor right?”  That is a question I get all the time here in Winnipeg. My standard answer is, “Yes and no, I would say we are in a completely different league.”  Little … Continue reading

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Why should I want a screw piling report? Postech Winnipeg Piling Reports

So you are building a deck and for now it’s just a deck you are building.  What you might not realize is that in just a few short years your backyard ambitions will have grown and you’ll soon be planning … Continue reading

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Winnipeg’s Best Piles for Decks

What would the best piling system for decks look like? Installed well below the frost line to eliminate heaving.  With a frost-line as deep as 8 feet, you require a 10 foot screw pile to guarantee the installation. Laser leveled … Continue reading

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Winnipeg Weather Forecast for March 2012 is Great for Building!

Have you had a look at Winnipeg’s long range weather forecast lately?  All I can say is that from now until March 20th we are in store for higher temperatures than normal – 6 degrees all the way up to … Continue reading

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They Laughed When I Said I Could Install 6.25″ Screw Piles in Frozen Soil

The question Postech dealers typically are asked by customers when they roll through most residential gates in their modified Kubota mini-excavators is a weary “You’re going to install those big screw piles with that little thing?” What do you think … Continue reading

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6.25″ Heavy Duty Galvanized and Insulated Steel Screw Piles

We just received our shipment of 6.25″ diameter Thermal Piles.  These piles will be drilled in 20 feet to support a metal ramp along a creek. If you are looking for a heavy duty steel helical screw pile foundation in … Continue reading

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Winnipeg Helical Screw Pile FAQ: Is It Better To Have a 1 or 2 Helix Screw Pile?

One question I get asked frequently is why we don’t carry screw piles with the double helix design.  Surely 2 helicals are better than 1 right?  The answer is not always my friends and in most cases, certainly not in … Continue reading

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Helical Screw Piles a Best-In-Class Foundation for Power Lines

Designed to both anchor and support, helical screw piles are an excellent foundation solution for a wide range of building projects and structures including power lines.  In fact, over the past 10 years and all across the country you are … Continue reading

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