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A solid, simple and fast foundation solution

Screw post installation

The standardized [hôm] range is delivered with a concept of insulated structural floors allowing for solid, simple and fast installations on metal screw posts on a variety of lots and grounds. Metal screw posts are a more eco-logical solution, less intrusive and less expensive than traditional concrete foundations. Consider this type of foundation for your [hôm] project.

Metal screw posts - The advantages

Metal screw posts allow for dry and cleaner installations. They slide respectfully between the roots of trees showing a lower impact on the soil and lower landscaping costs. They are adaptable for sloping piece of land and they are recyclable.

METAL POSTS INSTALLATION MINIMIZE THE IMPACT IN THE GROUND

METAL POSTS INSTALLATION ADAPTABLE TO ALL TYPES OF GROUNDS

METAL POSTS INSTALLATION - ECOLOGICAL AND RECYCLABLE

[HÔM] INSULATED FLOORS RATED R29.5 DESIGNED FOR METAL POSTS

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Support head

Fixed or adjustable, flat or U-shaped, the support heads are perfectly suited to the [hôm] products.

Insulation

This formulated, durable and permanent insulation system keeps the interior of the pile at a temperature that prevents ice or frost from forming at the base of the pile. Metal screw posts offer optimal protection against movements caused by freeze-thaw.

Galvanized steel

The posts are entirely heat galvanized ensuring durable protection against corrosion.

Protected air

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Installed below frost level, the fin serves as a load bearing element for the post and offers effective resistance to tearing. Its dimension is established according to the loads to be supported and the type of soil in which the post is installed. Posts are a foundation and an anchor.
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Foundations:
metal screw posts vs concrete

Metal screw posts
Installation can be done in almost all types of soil (except for frozen soils) and in all weather conditions.
Reusable and ecological product.
Lower cost, less down time. No landscaping damages.
Minimal equipment, simple access. A one man job, most of the time.
Clean, no excavation needed to install.
Simple, fast and guaranteed installation.
Planning is limited to installing markers showing the installation site and height above ground needed.
Concrete foundation
Limited to dry, above freezing conditions.
Impossible to reuse.
Excavation, dirt, drying time, landscaping required.
Many pieces of equipment and people running around.
Leftover material, excavation needed, heavy concrete truck damaging your landscaping and paved driveway.
Excavation, forms, concrete, and many hours of installation. Almost always without warranty.
One full time employee on site to coordinate the work.

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Illustration & content , a courtesy of Pieux Vistech. To discover more detailed metal screw posts information, visit their website.

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Several choices of metal screw posts and companies specializing in screwed foundations are available in the market place. Availability may vary according to the region of construction. In addition, the [hôm] range of homes and cottages is also adaptable to concrete foundations and slab foundations. Do not hesitate to contact an [hôm] advisor for more information.

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