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

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