A Helical / Screw Pile Anchoring System for a Carport Foundation
Have you considered using helical (screw) piles?
With the harsh winter weather, it's best to be cautious when installing a carport in your driveway. GoliathTech galvanized steel screw piles are the best option for your carport foundation system. In addition to their anti-corrosion protection, they are removable and reusable, allowing them to be dismantled and utilized elsewhere if you so desire. Nonetheless, take note that since they are not very visible, the helical (screw) piles can remain in place year-round. These are just a few of the reasons for why you should forget about concrete when it comes to this kind of project.
A rapid and damage-free installation
Our quick installation process, carried out with light and compact equipment, allows you to avoid excavation and begin building as soon as the installation of the helical (screw) piles is complete. In addition, we can install them in all types of soils and spaces, even restricted ones that would normally be hard to reach. With the help of our certified installers, GoliathTech’s screw piles will support the foundation of your carport for many years to come.
Before installing your carport using screw piles, contact one of our certified installers so that they can determine the type, amount, and location of the helical (screw) piles to be installed. Depending on your project, they will be able to estimate the costs.
Minimal impact to the landscape
Ideal for restricted spaces
Removable and reusable
Suitable in all soil conditions
30 year product warranty
Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions
Why should I use helical (screw) piles for carports over other foundation systems?
Your GoliathTech certified installer can install the carport posts with custom U-bracket pile heads to support the overhang of your carport. GoliathTech helical (screw) piles can be installed right through asphalt with minimal impact.
What are the advantages of using helical (screw) piles vs concrete for carports?
Very little disturbance to the existing landscaping/driveway and fast installation
Better support for your carport, will not twist are heave
How many screw piles do I need for the installation of carports?
How deep should helical (screw) piles go for carports?
What are the different types of carport foundations?
Helical (screw) piles
How much does it cost to install helical (screw) piles for my carport project?
Please contact a certified installer for a quote for your specific project.
Do I need footings for this type of application?
No, they are not needed.
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Helical (screw) pile installation: quick and easy!
While construction projects usually leave you tired, frustrated, and counting down the days, with GoliathTech’s help, you’ll find yourself at ease. The expertise of our certified installers, combined with the cutting-edge technology used by our team, allows us to gather and then calculate all the information that we need for the project’s success; and ultimately, to leave you with a project that you’ve only imagined in your dreams.
The steps of a screw pile foundation project
Planning your project
First and foremost, it is essential to determine the nature of your project, as well as the various needs associated with it. Evaluate the time, budget, and space available to you so that you can pass this information on to one of our certified installers, when the time comes.
Consultation and estimate
Our certified installers are waiting for your call! With the help of precise calculations and an exhaustive analysis of the type of soil and the load to be supported, they will be able to provide you with an estimate of the cost of the product and will design a solution tailored to your needs.
The big day has finally arrived. The helical (screw) piles will be screwed in as deeply as possible. It’s likely that during the installation, some technical details will need to be adjusted, such as the length of the piles or the size of the helices. Our experts know how to react quickly in order to ensure the absolute stability of your foundation.
Everything is ready for construction
There’s no delay or clean-up required between the end of installation and the start of construction. As soon as the last screw pile is anchored into the ground, you can start building your project.
In order to provide you with a helical (screw) pile foundation solution that’s designed to meet your needs and specific project, our network of certified installers and consultants make the most of their vast expertise in the field. Recognized for their know-how, they conform screw piles to meet the unique nature of your property and project, rather than offering you a solution... cast in concrete!