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Understanding Foundation Piering

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Understanding Foundation Piering
Foundation piering (also known as underpinning) is the process of fixing steel piles on the foundation of a house to help firm up a weak or collapsing building foundation. In order for the steel piles to be able to support the collapsing or unstable foundation structure, they must extend far enough down to reach either bedrock or load-bearing strata. The hydraulically installed steel piles become the new permanent foundation of the structure.
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