Helical Pile Deck Foundations

A New Jersey deck builder liked helical piles so much he started a new business

About two years ago, I stumbled upon a photo of a deck project that wasn't built on concrete piers, and I emailed the contractor to inquire about what he had used. His answer - helical piles - changed my business.

 

Stairs

Tiling a Deck

Fiberglass grating is a sturdy, drainable substrate option for exterior stone and ceramic tile

Spiral Stairs

SalterSpiralStair makes exterior stairs in either galvanized steel or powder-coated aluminum

These posts and rails are made of treated southern yellow pine, while the balusters are aluminum. Note the post-mounted built-in deck lighting, a great upgrade for dining after dark.

Custom Railings

While rail kits are popular, some deck builders prefer to distinguish their projects with custom site-built railing designs.

 
 
 

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