The pier may be made of wood, poured concrete, cement blocks, bricks or stone, and sits on a concrete foot either on the ground or below ground. The beam can be comprised of steel, wood or even concrete. Over time, piers can deteriorate – especially ones made of wood — and must be repaired or replaced.
Load testing for Helical Piers. A14” = 1.02 ft2-----ΣAh = 2.26 ft2. What on "Earth" does that mean! Just one of the many formulas our engineers use to calculate the requirements for your foundation load testing needs.