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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
  • Porches
  • Solar Panels
  • Pier and beam homes
  • Wind Turbines
  • Bridges

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.

Schedule an appointment now by calling us at (847) 603-4048.

Pricing Factors

The cost of foundation repair varies greatly depending on the extent of the damage and the type of service needed. These factors can include the following:

  • Soil Conditions – The type of soil your home is built on can significantly impact the foundation repair cost.
  • Size of Your Home – The size of your home will also affect the foundation repair cost. Larger homes require more materials and labor, so expect to pay more for repairs in larger homes.
  • Type of Foundation – The foundation used on your home can drastically impact the repair cost.
  • Extent of Foundation Damage – The extent of damage to your foundation will also determine the cost of repairs. Cracks, bowing walls, and sinking floors require different repairs and vary greatly in cost.

At Ram Jack, we provide accurate, personalized estimates and long-term solutions for all your foundation problems. Our experienced foundation repair specialists can inspect your home, provide an accurate estimate for your foundation repair cost, and handle the project to ensure the job is done correctly.

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Guaranteed Reliability

At local franchises, customer satisfaction takes top priority, and they demonstrate this by offering lifetime limited warranty coverage. They go the extra mile to provide customers peace of mind by installing steel piles specifically designed to remain stable. If you have concerns about foundation movement, our dedicated dealers will promptly inspect, adjust, or replace a pile and its associated bracket as necessary. Moreover, they will thoroughly assess your property for any signs of soil movement beyond their previous work.

An unwavering commitment to quality empowers each dealer to fully stand behind their products and services, guaranteeing comprehensive limited warranties that leave no room for uncertainty. When you choose Ram Jack, you can be confident that your house rests on a solid foundation backed by Ram Jack products and training, and the innovative Ram Jack System of Foundation Support.

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  • 1. Assess

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  • 2. Book Appointment

    Book an appointment with our project managers to evaluate and diagnose your foundation issues.

  • 3. Proposal

    Repair solutions completely customized and manufactured based on your property’s needs

  • 4. Finalize & Repair

    Financing and payment options that let you flex your budget

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