Timber Piling Contractor

Timber Pilings are no longer the most cost effective Deep Foundation System for new construction on the market today.  Timber Piles (or wood piles)  have been installed for deep foundation system for centuries.   Foundation Masters, LLC Design, Engineers and installs all piling types, if you are looking for the most cost effective Deep Foundation System then our Steel Pilings are the BEST and the Smallest pile we use has been field tested and failed at 118 kips that’s 5 x STRONGER than a Timber Piling, and they are the same price. CALL FOR DETAILS 

Timber Piling
Timber Piling

Timber Piling Replacement

There’s only two real problems with timber Pilings, and that’s Timber Piling Rot and the method of installation of Timber Pilings.

Timber Piling Repair

To install a Timber Piling, you have to use a drop, impact (hydraulic, pneumatic, diesel) and/or vibratory hammer in which all can cause, Construction Vibration Damage to neighboring structures, from piling installation.  This will put the homeowner, Engineer and your company at risk of legal action.  Foundation Masters, LLC specializes in Construction Vibration Damage and handles around 10-12 of these cases a year.  If you are using Timber Pilings then have your contractor take GOOD pics of the neighboring homes/structures, and set up vibration monitoring equipment.  The best way to go is contact us for a FREE construction site evaluation and/or design a different piling system.   Foundation Masters, LLC specializes in theses types of claims and will protect you ‘our client’  from any chances of legal damages do to construction vibration damages.  Foundation Masters, LLC will visually inspect any neighboring structures and record every crack pastern that may exist. Vibration monitoring systems will be used.  Foundation Masters, LLC will make it very difficult for any adjacent property owner to claim construction vibration damage.  We setup monitoring equipment to help protect our clients from incurring damage claims from levels of ground motion/vibration when a potentially aggressive construction or demolition project is planned to occur.

Steel Piling

Steel Piling
Steel Piling

 

TPC

  • Lowest cost deep foundations material
  • Lasts for over 100 years with a concrete cap
  • Natural taper increases friction capacity
  • Can be easily installed at close spacing
  • Minimizes expensive floor slab thickness
  • Resists attack from acidic soils
  • Unaffected by stray electrical currents
  • No corrosion protection required
  • Easy to deliver to job site
  • Durable and easily handled at the job site
  • Typically uses existing driving equipment
  • Can be cut with a chainsaw
  • Only EPA-registered preservatives are used
  • Takes advantage of a plentiful, natural renewable resource