Foundation Stabilization and Repair/Foundation Repair


Hi Mr. Eckley,

I would like to know if the pilings with the pile guards are much better in quality than the simple pressing pilings.  Thank you very much.

Hello Chi

I'm not sure what type of Pile Guards you are speaking about?
Simple Hydraulically Pressed steel piers are sufficient to handle just about any heavy foundation quite well. Helical piers are absolutely the way to go in situations where the foundation load is fairly light, such as monolithic slab type of foundation, etc.

I wish you the best!
Respectfully          Ed Eckley

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Ed Eckley


I will be happy to answer any questions regarding foundation problems of any type. Questions pertaining to construction methods, Problematic soils, Settling & Movement, Frame torsion & racking, Preventative measures, Repair methods of all types.


Over 18 years in the industry. A.S.M.E. Certified,(American Society of Mechanical Engineering). Hydraulics Design Expert. 18 years of hands on soil manipulation. Over 500 homes repaired, and over 20 commercial buildings repaired. Extensive soil knowledge. Familiar with most types of repair methods and the expected results of each.

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