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

Common Types of Soil To Build Foundations On

When it comes to foundation installation, one of the biggest challenges that contractors encounter is building on various types of soil. Although seemingly innocuous, the soil type can potentially have a dramatic impact on foundation repair and installation projects. Each type of soil has different properties that can affect the way a building’s foundation is…read more

Why Choose An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Manufacturer

A reliable manufacturer is the backbone of any successful company, especially in the piering industry. The best suppliers provide you with consistent value in every facet of interaction; value that companies can rely on. But when you are searching for the right manufacturer, there are certain qualities to look for. Companies and contractors in the…read more

The Benefits of Helical Piers

The advantages of helical pier foundation system have made the use of helical piers a popular choice among architects, contractors, structural engineers, and builders. Helical piles, also referred to as helical piers or screw piles, are commonly used for different types of deep foundation solutions. At Magnum Piering, we are one of the industry leaders…read more

Pros And Cons Of Slab Foundations

You might be surprised to learn that not all residential and commercial foundations are created equal. We generally think of foundations as a rectangular pit that’s dug several feet into the ground, then filled with concrete to form a basement area that also serves as a solid base for the rest of the structure. This…read more

How Piering Can Protect Your Home From Flooding

Homes constructed in coastal areas, or in-land areas in which flooding is a real and constant possibility are always at risk for foundational shifting. Depending on the type of soil on which the home is built, there can be drastic expansion, shrinking, and rapid settling in the event of ground saturation. There’s also the risk…read more

Round Vs. Square Shaft Helical Piers

At Magnum Piering, we are proud to manufacture both round-shaft and square-shaft helical foundation piers. We specialize in these two particular foundation piers because they offer distinct advantages in residential, commercial, and industrial construction. In this post, we’ll take an in-depth look at each of these foundation piers, along with their function and benefits in…read more

Why Is Your Foundation Sinking, Settling, Or Sagging?

Magnum Piering is proud to offer permanent repair solutions for homeowners who’ve discovered problems with their foundation. As the name implies, the foundation is the most important element of your home. If there are weaknesses or inconsistencies with a foundation, rest assured that it will eventually cause major problems. It might not be today or…read more