ADVANCING POST-FRAME CONSTRUCTION

Certified by the International Code Council, the patented Perma-Column® foundation system has been leading the way since 2003 — and our commitment to higher quality and innovation is everlasting. The ICC has evaluated and certified Perma-Column® is compliant with the following:

  • 2018 and 2015 International Building Code®
  • 2018 and 2015 International Residential Code®

 

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BUILD WITH CONFIDENCE

Our Perma-Column® foundation system lasts for generations — guaranteed — maximizing the life of post-frame construction. For builders and customers alike, ICC certification means confidently working with Perma-Column® products.

Builder advantages:

  • Quicker permitting and approvals
  • Assured code-compliance

Customer benefits:

  • Trust in Perma-Column® 
  • Confidence in their lasting investment

 

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WHAT THEY ARE MADE OF

We use the latest in SCC precasting technology. Microfibers add shock resistance and durability. Microsilica enhances flexural/compressive strength and erosion resistance. A corrosion inhibitor protects the rebar reinforcement from rusting, and a final admixture is added to give freeze and thaw protection. Our special mix guarantees a lifetime of durability.

The wood column is attached to a “U” shaped steel bracket. The bracket is robotically welded to steel reinforcement that runs the entire length of the column. All the steel we use is premium high strength alloy purchased in the U.S.A.

STRONGER THAN YOU THINK

Perma-Column® precast piers are three times the strength of standard concrete. Comparative strength tests conducted by University of Wisconsin and Purdue University proved that Perma-Column® outperforms industry standard wood columns.

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