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Screw Piles: A Versatile Foundation

Decks and Patios

Cottages

Home Additions

Decks and Patios

There’s not much that can beat enjoying one of our beautiful Winnipeg summer nights on a stunning deck. Unless that deck is shifted, slanted, and warped. Traditional deck foundations, such as concrete piles or concrete pads, can be prone to frost-heave in our brutal winters. That’s why Postech Thermal Screw Piles have a unique insulation built right into the pile – it prevents frost and ice from moving or damaging the foundation. Join the hundreds of homeowners in Winnipeg and area who have chosen a Postech Screw Pile for their deck or patio.

Cottages

Manitoba has stunning cottage-country. However, traditional piles are not always the most reliable foundation for your cottage or cabin. Most cottages and cabins are lighter than a home and aren’t heated in winter. This can cause concrete piles to frost heave, because concrete can struggle to perform under lightly-loaded structures. Postech Screw Piles perform better than concrete piles when placed under cottages or cabins. And, a Postech Screw Pile is easier to install in remote locations. Tell us about your cottage or cabin dreams today, and we’ll help you find the right foundation!

Home Additions

Building an addition onto your home is an affordable way to expand your living area. But, a traditional concrete pile may not be the best foundation for a home addition. Because home additions are relatively light, concrete piles are more prone to heaving and shifting. With Postech Screw Piles unique design and thermal insulation, they perform better than concrete piles under most home additions. And, because you don’t have to pour concrete, screw piles are an easier, no-mess foundation solution. Contact us today to get a free quote on the foundation for your home addition.

Sunrooms and Porches

Stabilization

New Homes

Sunrooms and Porches

An enclosed sunroom or covered porch are great places to enjoy our wonderful Manitoba summers. But, did you know that many- sunrooms and porches built on concrete piles could shift and heave after a few winters? Concrete piles work great under heavy structures, but under a (relatively) light structure like a sunroom or patio, concrete piles can struggle to perform. With their revolutionary design and unique insulation, Postech Screw Piles perform better than concrete under lighter structures. That means you’ll enjoy more worry-free summers in your beautiful sunroom or porch. Contact us today for your no-obligation quote!

Stabilization

Have a structure with an unstable concrete foundation? Postech can help! Screw piles can be installed to stabilize existing structures, with minimal disturbance to your site. Stabilizing a structure at the first sign of problems can save you from needing expensive and messy foundation repairs in the future. From decks, boat docks, cottages, home additions, and more – we can stabilize it! Send us a message today and we’ll help you put your structure back on a firm footing.

New Homes

Building a new home? Postech Thermal Screw Piles are a reliable choice for your foundation! From the primary foundation to providing underpinning for a concrete foundation, Postech Screw Piles will ensure your home stands the test of time. Plus, Postech Screw Piles are engineer-approved and meet building codes. When it comes to your dream home, a screw pile foundation will give your family a firm foundation for the future. Send a message today and tell us about your new home, you can even send us the blueprints! We’ll help you find the perfect foundation for your build.

Docks and Boathouses

Solar Panels

Retaining Walls and Concrete Slabs

Docks and Boathouses

Is there anything more relaxing then spending the weekend at your cottage? Sun, fun, and laid-back barbecues on warm Saturday nights. Don’t let a sinking dock or unstable boathouse ruin your perfect weekend. Postech Screw Piles are an easy, reliable foundation for docks and boathouses. With their easy install and hot-dip galvanizing, a Postech foundation will last for decades underwater. That means you’ll spend more time enjoying your weekends, just the way it should be. Send us a message and tell us about your new project, or about your current dock or boathouse that needs repair!

Solar Panels

Solar panels are a great way to generate eco-friendly electricity and save money at the same time. But, solar panels can be tricky to support. Because they’re relatively lightweight, and exposed to extreme weather conditions, concrete piles may not be the best choice for a solar panel foundation. Postech Screw Piles out-perform traditional foundations when it comes to support structures like solar panels. Because of their unique design, a Postech foundation stands up better when it comes to tough winters and wet springs. From 1 solar panel to 100, Postech Screw Piles Manitoba and Kenora has the foundation solution for you. Contact us today and get your free quote!

Retaining Walls and Concrete Slabs

Winter in Manitoba is unfair. The intense cold and deep frost line can quickly spell doom for retaining walls and concrete slabs. Retaining walls can heave and shift, creating an unsightly and uneven appearance. Concrete slabs are prone to cracking and fissuring. Postech Screw Piles are the ideal answer for retaining walls and concrete slabs. Because screw piles are exceedingly resistant to frost heave, you won’t have to deal with costly foundation repairs after a few winters. Get in touch today, and we’ll help you get the perfect foundation for your retaining wall or concrete slab!

Traditional foundations, like concrete or timber, are prone to failure in the frigid temperatures of a Manitoba winter. Frost and ice cause foundations to shift, crack, and heave. Over time, this can lead to the complete failure of your foundation. Postech Thermal Screw Piles are the faster, easier, reliable foundation. With their unique design and industry-leading internal insulation, a Postech Screw Pile stands up to harsh conditions better than concrete piled foundations. Compared to traditional foundations, Postech Thermal Screw Piles are:

  • Highly resistant to frost and ice
  • Easier to install (no loud, messy equipment needed)
  • Faster to install
  • Less messy to install (no excavation required)
  • Able to be installed nearly anywhere (even underwater)
  • Installed with no damage to your yard
  • Eco-friendly (they can be re-used)
  • Guaranteed for 7 years

You deserve a foundation that will last for decades. Tell us about your project today, and we’ll help you choose the right foundation for the job.

How a Postech Thermal Screw Pile Works

Pile Adapter

The pile adapter sits above the ground, and it attaches the screw pile to your structure. Whether you’re attaching to wood, steel, or concrete, we have the right adapter for you!

Thermal Insulation

This is what makes a Postech Screw Pile unlike any other. The specially-formulated insulation creates a barrier that protects your foundation from frost-heave. Unlike traditional piles, a Postech Screw Pile will stand the test of time.

Helical Blade

Near the bottom of the screw pile is the helical blade. This is what provides the incredible weight-capacity of a screw pile. This unique helical blade provides up to 70,000lbs of support while resisting frost like no other foundation can.

“From the first phone call to Dale and to the day John and Taz came to do the install they were fantastic! Very professional and they certainly do know what they are doing. Not sure why anyone would want to go through the mess and extra time with concrete piles. I would use them again without a question. Thanks again.”

Hagen Kosmolak, Clearwater Bay, ON

“We were extremely satisfied with the work performed by the crew from Postech. Even though the weather was extremely cold (– 25C) the crew did the job professionally and in fact completed the installation of 21 Screw Piles in 2 days even though they said it would take 3. We would highly recommend them to anyone who is looking for this type of work to be done at their home.”

Ted and Sheila, Winnipeg, MB

“The guys worked hard in the heat and made sure the job was done right, double checking  measurements etc. The guys cleaned up behind them-you couldn’t tell a small tractor had been in my yard. Thank you for your hard work!”

Genevieve Lavallee, Winnipeg, MB

Screw Piles Installed in 3 Steps

1. Contact Us

Get in touch with us, either through our website or by calling us. Our friendly foundation experts will guide you through choose the right foundation for your project. From answering your questions to quoting a price, our team makes foundations simple.

2. Fast Install

Schedule an install date, and our professional crew will show up on time. Screw piles are installed in a few hours and can be used right away! If you have questions on-site, our installers are happy to help. When they’re done, they leave your yard exactly how they found it.

3. Guaranteed

Rest easy knowing that your screw piles are covered by a Zero Risk Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied, we will uninstall and buy-back your Postech Screw Piles. (conditions apply) Plus, enjoy a 7-Year Performance Guarantee against heaving or deterioration. (conditions apply)

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