Chicago Helical Piles
American-Made Steel Helical Pier Systems for Foundation Support
Ram Jack helical piles are the standard for helical foundation systems. The criteria developed by the ICC-ES for helical pier systems relied on Ram Jack's expertise in the field. We are proud to be leading the way in innovation for the foundation repair industry.
What Are Helical Piers?
A helical pier is a steel pin with helices that resembles a screw. It is a system designed to reinforce and support buildings. They are often installed to add support in weak or unreliable soil conditions. They can be installed quickly without the need for excavation. They are often one of the best solutions for repairing home foundations that have failed or cracked due to shifting soil or poor water drainage.
Learn more about helical pier installation in Chicago by calling (847) 603-4048 today!
Features of Our Helical Piers
- They have patented threaded connection that provides higher torque rating
- They can penetrate some of the densest soils
- They are designed in six different diameters to provide the most economical solution possible
- Custom fabrication for piles and brackets is available
- The piles have a thermoplastic coating to help resist erosion while remaining environmentally safe
Applications for Helical Piles in Chicago
The range of applications for helical piles is extensive. They can be utilized for residential, commercial, industrial, and utility purposes. Furthermore, they can be used in either compression or tension.
Possible applications include:
- Tilt walls
- Basement walls
- Retaining walls
- Solar Panels
- Pier and beam homes
- Wind Turbines
How deep do your piers go?
It varies anywhere from 15’ to over 120’ depending on the area.
However the average depth in the Chicagoland is approx 55’.
How long have you been manufacturing your piers?
Ram Jack has been in operation since way back to 1968 and in the early 1980’s committed its resources to the development of the Ram Jack pier.
How do you warranty your foundation piers?
Ram Jack Illinois issues a limited lifetime warranty that is transferable with our foundation repairs, Should Ram Jack Illinois stop performing foundation repairs the warranty is then covered by a National Warranty Trust! Ask your consultant for more info.
How are your employees trained?
Ram Jack Illinois employees attend Ram Jack University an intense classroom training course offered by our manufacturer as well as mandatory job site visits, with continuous field training every year.