The Holiday Helical Miracle 3: The Santa Solution

By Caitlin Haffert

(…with continued annual apologies to Clement Clarke Moore)

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‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring, still no opossum or mouse.
For I had just learned from the big man himself,
Of a North Pole crisis involving the jolly good elf!  Continue reading

Helical Holiday Wishes for Thanksgiving!

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DANBRO would like to use the opportunity of this holiday to thank our installers, past and present, our business associates, and design professional friends for their business, their professionalism, and their trust in our engineering and support services.

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Sandy Solution Southampton, NY Helical Pile Project Featured on Helical Pile World

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Certified CHANCE installers, Helical Piles NY, installed 48 CHANCE® helical piles under a Sandy-damaged home in Southampton, NY.

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DFI’s Helical Pile Usage for Disaster Relief Seminar Available Online

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If you missed the DFI’s Helical Piles and Tiebacks Specialty Seminar, Helical Pile Usage for Disaster Relief, in September, you can now view the proceedings online!

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Remedial Repair Piling System Comparisons

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By Josh Lindberg

Wylie, TX, Texas, Hargrave Foundation Repair, CHANCE helical piles, certified CHANCE installer, helical piles, helical piers, helical anchors,

One of the most common questions homeowners ask is, “Why is your piling system better than XYZ”? With access to more information than at any other point in human history, it is very easy to find the advantages but seldom the disadvantages as they are not typically advertised. The internet is a wonderful thing but a world wide WEB is exactly what it is. To help anyone make the best decision they can, we are providing the following information. The information should not be your sole source of study, but rather, a simpler overview of the different systems. When reviewing this information, always remember that this is YOUR home. Even though some companies may put on a better show, it does not mean that they are the best. Strong advertising cost a lot of dollars and those dollars come from homeowners just like you. Remember to always use common cents.

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Economical Helical Pile Field Solutions for Low Torque Values

By Steve Gencorelli, P.E.


Project Site Data

No geotechnical reports or soil borings were performed for this project.

If soil information is not available, a torque-to-capacity helical pile test should be installed at multiple locations on the site. This should be completed to determine the depth, size, and number of helical plates required for the project pile loads.

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DANBRO to Give Helical Demonstration at IASM’s 34th Annual Conference

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The International Association of Structural Movers will be holding their 34th Annual Conference in Long Branch, NJ, April 6-10, 2016 – and DANBRO will be there!

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Flashback Friday: A Very Helical Halloween

DANBRO has had some unique employees over the years, including a gorilla that visited on what was forever known as a very helical Halloween.  Happy Helical Halloween to all!

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By Gorilla

I visited the DANBRO office yesterday and things got a little SCREWy on this very Helical Halloween!

gorilla desk “Ha ha ha, SCREWy.  I’m so clever!”

gorilla desk 3 “People still think gorillas are monkeys?!”

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Superstorm Sandy Three-Year Anniversary

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Sea Isle City, NJ underwater during Hurricane Sandy.

Today, October 29th, 2015, marks the three-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy making landfall in New Jersey and creating mass destruction in New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut.

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Three Things that Can Help You Save $ BIG $ in Home Elevations

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Almost three years after Superstorm Sandy destroyed and damaged many homes in New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut, the State of New Jersey has recently adopted stricter construction standards for homes near the ocean that are susceptible to flooding and wave action. This has caused undo panic regarding the presumed high costs of home elevation with deep foundation systems. But fear not! Helical piles do NOT need to be the most expensive option.

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