Helical Piles for New Duplex

Brent Higgs Residential

Alchemy Construction Ltd was the builder for this project, which consisted of constructing a new two 2-story duplex house with a detached garage, located in East Vancouver, BC. The soils at the project site, were very soft, so a piled option was the best method on which to place the new foundation as conventional excavation was not feasible. The type …

Retaining Wall

Brent Higgs Residential

A home located on a steep slope in West Vancouver had a retaining wall at the rear of the house. Since the wall had a foundation of fill, it was beginning to fail and threaten the foundation of the home. TerraCana custom developed a solution that worked with the site limitations and specifications. Access to the site was through a …

House Lift and Level

Brent Higgs Residential

Our clients’ home exhibited signs of settlement because of uneven pressures on its foundation. This needed to be fixed quickly to avoid even more damage to the house. In this case, pillars supported part of the second floor. After a thorough site investigation, we found that the site settlement was causing these pillars to fail and damaged the main structural …