Helical Piles for New Duplex

Blake Whippy 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 …

Soil Stabilization

Blake Whippy Commercial

A developer wanted to build a 1615 sq. ft. residence in Richmond, BC. The soil type however, was peat over river sand. Without soil stabilization, this soft and unstable soil type rots and causes structures to sink. The project site was a peat bog that had not been de-watered. Because of this, the machinery needed swamp pads for stabilization as …

Retaining Wall

Blake Whippy 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 …