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Case Study: Garden Office on DIY Screw Piles

Case Study: Garden Office on DIY Screw Piles

Would you like to transform your garden with a home office? If so, the case study below my peak your interest. Putting a home office in your garden has never been easier. However, cost can be a factor and in some cases clients would prefer to do the job themselves....

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Case Study: Decking Over a Ditch Using DIY Screw Piles

Case Study: Decking Over a Ditch Using DIY Screw Piles

Do you have "dead space" in your garden? In the case study below the owners had the ingenious idea of building decking over a large ditch, transforming the garden and making it much more usable. This project had one burning question though, what foundations to use in...

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Case Study: Summer House Using DIY Screw Piles

Case Study: Summer House Using DIY Screw Piles

Would you like to build a beautiful summer house? Perhaps this case study will inspire you? Building a beautiful summer house next to large pond could pose you with a problem with regards to foundations. The answer on this project was to go with machine installed DIY...

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Case Study: Granny Annex on DIY Screw Piles

Case Study: Granny Annex on DIY Screw Piles

Would you like a high quality extra living space in your garden? That's exactly what the owners of the case study below wanted and they succeeded to a very high standard. One challenge people are faced with on such a project is what type of foundation to use. On this...

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Screw Piles- Did you know? Part 2

Screw Piles- Did you know? Part 2

Over nearly two centuries screw piles have come a long way. Originally, they were used as a means to built lighthouses in unstable ground, today they can be used for projects ranging from large commercial buildings all the way down to tiny garden sheds. In this blog...

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Screw Piles- Did you know? Part 1

Screw Piles- Did you know? Part 1

Although screw piles have been in use for nearly 200 years many people are still unaware of the technology, its uses and its benefits. So below we provide 5 screw pile “Did you knows..” to help inform the curios. 1) Screwpiles are generally more environmentally...

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A Quick History of Screw Piles

A Quick History of Screw Piles

One day is 1832, Alexander Mitchel, a “blind” Irish civil engineer and brick maker, had a flash of inspiration, when due to a gust of wind his custom made boat sail screwed itself into sand on his local beach. His self designed sail had a broad flanged screw which...

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