Helical Pile Foundations For

Foundation Repair & Remediation In Central New York

Facing a failing foundation under your home, cottage, or other structure? Restore its strength and performance with helical pile foundation underpinning and remediation

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Save Your Foundation With Helical Piles

Wall cracks, warped siding, shifting doors or windows, these are all signs your foundation is in need of restoration

Foundation problems can be an ugly nightmare when they make themselves known. When the very thing that supports your home or structure has issues, how do you stop it from cascading into a catastrophe? With helical pile foundation remediation! The process is simple: We install helical piles deep into the ground next to your structure. Then, a special bracket is used to support the existing foundation. The result? A complete restoration of your foundation's performance and durability.

What We'll Do For You


    Concrete Foundation Remediation


    Structural Support


    Helical Pile Installation


    Site Preparation


    Material Removal


    Earth Levelling & Grading


The fantastic speed at which we can install helical piles allows us to complete most remediation projects within a single day

Tight Access

Helical piles can be installed within inches of existing structures, making it safe and easy to restore your failing foundation

No Vibrations

No vibrations or ground disturbance is created by a helical pile installation, protecting your home from further damage

High Performance

Pound-for-pound, helical piles deliver incredible support compared to other solutions. Even in wet and poorly-supportive soils

What Is A Helical Pile Foundation And How Does It Work?

Originally invented in the 1830's, helical piles have been successfully reviving weakened foundations for houses and other structures for decades


Components Of A Helical Pile

It may not look like it at first glance, but helical piles deliver incredible load capacities in a streamlined package that outperforms other foundations

  • 1

    Pile Cap

    The pile cap connects the helical pile to your existing foundation. We use special caps with brackets designed to safely lift your foundation back to level and keep it there.

  • 2

    Pile Shaft

    A sturdy steel pipe forms the body of a helical pile and transfers loads down to the helix plates

  • 3

    Helix Plates

    These specially-formed plates are the magic behind a helical pile. Their shape helps turn the pile into the ground and anchor in firm soil

  • 4

    Pilot Point

    In order to accurately and cleanly penetrate dense ground, a slant-cut pilot point gives us power and precision

Why Choose Our Team?

We know you have choices when it comes to helical piles for foundation repair and remediation in Central New York. Here's a few reasons to consider our friendly team for your helical pile needs


We've operated out of Syracuse for over 17 years and have completed countless successful projects for our clients. Putting engineering and accuracy first ensures an outstanding result for your project.


Life, work, and play, we do it all here in Central New York. Locally owned, locally operated, locally focused. We're not just your foundation contractor, we might even be your next door neighbor.


From first phone call to leaving your site, our aim is to deliver friendly service the whole way through. Because you shouldn't have to deal with gruff and grumpy contractors.


Your project matters to our team. It's why going the extra mile and finding solutions is in our blood. No half-measures or leaving before the job is done right, we're committed to your success.

What To Know About Helical Piles For Foundation Repair & Remediation

  • Soil Conditions Mean Everything

    The soil conditions around your existing foundation will dictate the design, and approach, we take when considering how to safely and successfully repair it. Without a proper understanding of the soil, you could find yourself in the exact same place as before.

  • Engineering Is A Necessity

    Your foundation remediation begins with precise engineering. Our team partners with expert structural engineers who will assess the state of your current foundation, account for soil conditions, and deliver an accurate plan to match.

  • Building Code Compliance

    Helical piles are trusted and accepted by New York building codes, but you still need to acquire the proper permits before beginning any work. Don't trust a contractor who claims you don't need permits, we promise that will only lead to expensive fines and endless problems.


How Repairing & Remediating Your Foundation With Helical Piles Works

Not sure how to restore the performance of your foundation with helical piles? You're not alone! That's why we've made the process as easy as 1-2-3

  • 1

    Consultation & Assessment

    Having helical piles installed to remediate your foundation can seem like a big, and intimidating, task. We understand that, which is why your project starts with a consultation to identify exactly how we can help.

  • 2

    Planning & Preparation

    Once we know your needs, we'll create a clear plan on how to meet them. Everything is explained to you before we do it, so you never feel out of the loop.

  • 3

    Work Time!

    On the day we're scheduled to perform the work, our crews will show up on-time and ready to go. Our experienced helical pile operators are dedicated to keeping your site clean and leaving nothing behind except a firm and reliable foundation.


"I chose CDP Excavating Services based on its ratings and am happy to provide my own review now. Jason, Greg, and the CDP crew performed well above my expectations. The price for the work was very reasonable, and they did a lot of hard work!"

Meg R. | Syracuse, NY

Let's Get Your Foundation Repair & Remediation Started

Common Questions About Helical Piles For Foundation Remediation In New York

Questions about using helical piles to fix your failing foundation? We have answers below! Don't see your question? Get in touch and we'll be happy to help

What types of foundation problems can helical piles solve?

Helical piles can be used to fix a wide range of foundation issues. This includes settling or sinking, soil erosion, instability, and damage from water. They're particularly useful in situations where your existing foundation is no longer supported by stable soil.

Are helical piles a permanent fix for my foundation?

Yes! Properly-installed helical piles are a permanent solution for foundation repair. They transfer structural loads down to supportive soil, restoring and protecting the integrity of your foundation over the long term. A true "set and forget" solution!

Will you need to dig around my foundation?

In order to remediate your foundation with helical piles, our crews will need to excavate material around your structure for a proper installation. However, you don't need to worry about a big mess to clean up. We'll replace the soil and level the ground before leaving.

How long will it take to repair my foundation?

Installation time will vary depending on the severity of your foundation problem, number of piles needed, and site accessibility. That said, in many cases our efficient team will be able to complete your foundation remediation within one or two days.

How come I haven't heard of helical piles before?

Even though helical piles have been around for nearly 200 years and are used extensively, many in New York are still unaware of them. This is mostly due to the widespread use of concrete, however more contractors and engineers are switching to helical foundations.

How can I get a price quote for my project?

It's easy, simply get in touch with us using the contact form below! Describe your project and our team will get in touch with you to determine your needs. You'll receive a clear quote that details work to be done and the cost. We pride ourselves on accurate and honest quotes.

Get In Touch With Us

Need an estimate or have questions about repairing or remediating your foundation using helical piles in Central New York? We're here to help you, use the contact form or information below to connect with our friendly team. 

Contact Info

(315) 430-0048moc.gnitavacxepdc%40olleh


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Areas That CDP Excavating Serves in Central New York

Albion, Amboy, Baldwinsville, Boylston, Camillus, Central Square, Cicero, Clay, Cleveland, Constantia, DeWitt, Fabius, Fulton, Geddes, Granby, Hannibal, Hastings, Lacona, Lafayette, Lysander, Manlius, Marcellus, Mexico, Minetto, New Haven, Onondaga, Orwell, Oswego, Otisco, Palermo, Parish, Phoenix, Pompey, Pulaski, Redfield, Richland, Salina, Sandy Creek, Schroeppel, Scriba, Skaneateles, Stafford, Tully, Vanburen, Volney, West Monroe, Williamstown