Category Archives: Equipment and materials

Our installation equipment and posts are described and featured in these posts.

What we were up to last week…

Our helical pier can be used to support just about any type of structure in just about any location.  Last week was a perfect example of what we can do…. Monday – Aside from our regular deck jobs we started … Continue reading

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Gearing up for a busy 2015 season! Come visit us at one of the many upcoming home shows.

2015 has already started off as a very busy year for Techno Metal Post Alaska.  Many of our customers are already getting a jump on the summer construction season and we are currently installing posts for decks, cabins and boardwalks; … Continue reading

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A wonderful testimonial and video of TMP AK’s service and products.

A video and testimonial from one of our customers Steve Gonzales of Gonzales Marketing Thanks Steve!!!

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The Techno Metal Post Difference

When installing helical piers, often they need to be installed deeper than the lead section is long. This allows the piers to be installed into deeper better bearing soils to support your structures properly. There are two ways to add … Continue reading

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Techno Metal Post Alaska working in remote Alaska

Building anything in remote Alaska can be challenging and quite expensive. Techno Metal Post Alaska offers a unique and affordable option for remote projects. Our small and light weight machines can be transported to the job site easily by air, … Continue reading

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Another tough helical deck pier installation…

The versatility of our small helical pier installation machine revealed itself again on a recent winter job. As far as job sites go, this one had multiple challenges – tight access, a steep hill and piers installed on multiple levels. … Continue reading

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Winter Helical Pier Installations With Techno Metal Post Alaska

Despite the cold weather and thin snow pack we are still installing helical piers during winter. Currently the frost depth is about 5″ around Homer and closer to 12″ in Anchorage. Until the frost gets below 24″ we can easily … Continue reading

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Beluga Slough Boardwalk Installation

Most of our articles have been focused on the residential installation side of our business; but we have also completed a handful of commercial and industrial projects for other General Contractors. Techno Metal Post Alaska is well suited for commercial, … Continue reading

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Rocks, rocks and more rocks in Nikiski

We are getting busier and working in new areas where we are encountering different site conditions and installation challenges. On a recent job along the shores of Daniels Lake north of Nikiski, we encountered some very rocky soils. The owner … Continue reading

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Winter installations with TMP Alaska

We all know Alaska has some long winters and construction season usually slows to a crawl; especially when you need to do anything that involves digging in the frozen ground. Here at Techno Metal Post Alaska we can install our … Continue reading

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