Helical piles have been used for well over 200 years. Today, there are over 50 helical pile manufacturing companies and there are over 163 U.S. patents relating to helical piles. Helical piles are a great solution for deep foundations from several different perspectives. From an engineering viewpoint, they can be adapted to support many different types of structures with several different soil conditions. From an owner perspective, the quick installation involved with a helical pile can reduce costs.
From a contractor standpoint, they are easy to install. From the public perspective, they are one of the most innovative and environmentally friendly deep foundation solutions available on the market today.