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2020 Outdoor Living Trends in Washington DC

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James Moylan

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

High-end outdoor living areas in Washington, DC, are becoming increasingly desirable and elaborate. With so many options and innovations in this field, a number of trends have emerged for 2020. The following are some of the most popular of those trends.

The PierTech Footer System: Speed Of Construction

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James Moylan

Tuesday, December 24, 2019


Home construction projects often have a reputation for taking longer (and costing more) than originally anticipated. This becomes especially pronounced when the project is a significant undertaking, such as foundation work. With the PierTech footer system, however, new construction installs, as well as foundation repair work, can be done significantly faster than the traditional wood and concrete system.

The Pier Tech Footer System Versus Traditional Footer Systems

Posted in: building a deck, Screened Porch, piertech

James Moylan

Saturday, November 30, 2019



Of all the work you’ll ever do on your home, foundation work is the most important. Whether you’re looking at repairs or a new foundation install, the footer system you use could have significant ramifications for the stability and integrity of your home for years to come. For that reason, make sure you’ve looked into all your options, including the PierTech all-steel helical pile footer system.

PierTech and Your Homes Sinking Foundation

Posted in: building a deck, screened porch in Washington, DC, piertech

James Moylan

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

For many people, their homes are their largest and most valuable assets. They rely on them not just to protect their families from the elements but to serve as a financial safety net. When you start to experience foundation issues, however, it can seriously threaten the value of that important asset. It’s crucial, therefore, to address any foundation problem quickly and effectively. The PierTech solution is one available option to do just that.

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Benefits of the Pier Tech System over traditional foundation systems

Posted in: upscale deck features, low-maintenance decking, deck topics, porch topics, screen porch products, decking questions, Porch and Deck Care, home improvement, Hire a Contractor, screened porch in Washington, DC, piertech

James Moylan

Friday, November 15, 2019


The foundation of a home is one of the most crucial design features. When a foundation isn’t sound, it can financially jeopardize a family’s greatest asset, and if the problem isn’t addressed, it can even lead to the eventual loss of the home. While finding the right foundational solution can be stressful, homeowners should be aware there have been innovations within this industry. Options beyond the traditional concrete and wood system exist, including a helical pile system from PierTech.