Piering And The Science Of Foundation Material

Building a foundation is a task that must factor a wide range of potential variables. There are innumerable things that must be accounted for. This very much includes the make-up of the soil type and material upon which your foundation is laid. But even this is a task that requires a good deal of knowledge…read more

History Of Helical Piles

In our previous blog post, we went back to the basics of helical piles or piers (though the terms are often used interchangeably, there can be technical differences depending on who you’re asking). To expand on the basics of helical piles, Magnum Piering wanted to explore some of the history of helical piles. As we…read more

Preparing Your Foundation For Summer Heat

Magnum Piering offers products and services for anywhere in the world. Different areas have different climates, and different climates mean different types of soils and other foundation conditions for you to plan for. For those areas north of the equator, the summer months are upon us. Things are starting to heat up, and that means…read more

Helical Piers: Back to Basics


Magnum Piering provides a wealth of information for industry professionals. Our helical products and literature and resources are largely geared toward design professionals, engineers, and installation contractors. Nevertheless, part of the reason why Magnum Piering has such a large collection of resources is because we take foundation repair seriously. We want everyone to be educated…read more

3 Benefits of Education Seminars

Magnum Piering offers leading piering services. We have expert knowledge in the application and design of helical piles and steel push piers. It is our desire to share this knowledge with you. Accordingly, we offer the ability to schedule education seminars. From engineering and architecture firms to local business groups, Magnum Piering can host an…read more

Reasons For Foundation Failure

If you have found yourself in a position where you are needing piering, you might be wondering what has caused these foundation failures in the first place. Knowing the causes of foundation failure can help you prevent the need for it in the future. In this post, we will explore some of the most common…read more

3 Costly Foundation Construction Mistakes to Avoid

There is an old saying that talks about the importance of a good foundation. Whether you’re talking about it in a construction sense or using it as a metaphor for other life events, it’s the truth. However, when constructing a foundation for a home or building, there are big mistakes that can cause immeasurable and…read more

5 Tips for a Safer Construction Site

Working in construction can be dangerous business. To keep workers safe, steps need to be taken to minimize the risk of injury. With heavy machinery and materials inseparable from construction sites, safe practices ensure everyone can go home happy and healthy. Today, we’re going to take a look at five tips you can implement at…read more

Tips for Starting a Successful Foundation Business

Starting your own business is never really easy, especially when you are starting a business in the construction or foundation repair industry. The companies in this industry serve home and business owners by providing a range of foundation repair services. However, in order to be successful in this industry, you’ll need a wide array of…read more

What Soil Erosion Can Do To A Foundation

In most scenarios, foundation failure is caused by the shifting of soil that is directly underneath a structure and its foundation. The movement of soil can be caused by a variety of factors. One of the most common throughout the nation is erosion. When the surface soil near or underneath a foundation begins to erode,…read more

What To Look For In A Manufacturer

For any business, whether a foundation, piling, for excavation contractors and companies, having the right supplies and equipment is vital. That’s why it is essential for these businesses to find the right manufacturers, that not only use quality materials but the tools and service to provide their clients with top-notch results. Finding the right manufacturers…read more

Helpful Tips For Building A Foundation On Sandy Soil

When constructing a residential or commercial building on dense sand is often difficult and can bring a variety of challenges. Sandy soil has naturally shifting characteristics; drainage through sandy soil further increases its shifting properties. This creates difficulty for contractors building structures on this type of soil. Without the proper densification, loose sand does not…read more