If you have built something before, you have probably used concrete foundations or concrete plinths. You probably spent many hours digging, casting and trying to get the plinths level or your concrete foundation even and smooth. The lawn probably looked like a small battlefield with deep holes, mounds of earth from the holes you dug up and boulders that were in the way of the plinths.
You can avoid all this if you choose a ground screw from Sluta Gräv. You simply get a flexible and quickly assembled foundation for your construction project, regardless of whether it is a terrace, a storage room or the guest house you have planned for a long time.
GROUND SCREW AND MOUNTING
A ground screw or also called ground anchor, is screwed into the ground without you having to dig before. If you are somewhat experienced in construction and what the construction trade offers, you have probably seen earth anchors and ground screws in the shelves. You screw them down the hill to anchor smaller things. It is a ground screw for do-it-yourself projects that do not have to withstand any major load or pressure. Of course, we also anchor our ground screws in the ground, but the difference is that they can replace a concrete plinth, it can not products you find in the building materials trade.
You can not put a ground screw yourself when it comes to our earth anchors. An installer is required to handle the job. We have experienced and knowledgeable fitters spread all over the country so that you have close access to ground screws and assembly once you want to get started with your construction.
HOW DOES IT HAPPEN?
The process itself is simple, you just have to plan your construction. If what you are going to build requires a building permit, contact the building committee in your municipality. There you get help with applying for the permit. Not all buildings require a building permit, it depends on size and height. However, you must follow the guidelines that exist, such as how close to the plot boundary you may place a building.
As soon as you have your drawing ready for you, calculated number of screws, and have a building permit if needed, please contact us. You will then receive a price information for what your foundation will cost and if you approve it, we will book you in for installation. You calculate the number of ground screws that you make for concrete plinths, but you do not have to choose ground screws. The fitter does this based on your project and the prevailing ground conditions.
Before we can mount a ground screw, we always pre-drill to see what ground conditions we have to work with. It is required for us to be able to choose the right length of the ground anchor so that the anchorage is stable and secure. Then we mount the ground screws.
DIFFERENT GROUND SCREWS FOR DIFFERENT CONSTRUCTIONS
It is not one and the same earth anchor that we assemble for all projects. It all depends on what you are going to build. For a terrace we choose a beam screw where you then mount the carrying rope and for poles we have our flexible post screw. Whatever you need, it does not take long to unscrew the ground screw. Therefore, this method is both more cost-effective and less resource-intensive.
We can install ground screws for construction sheds, fences, Attefallshus, balconies and much more. This means that ground screws are just as suitable as a foundation for private individuals as for companies. We can also mount them in all kinds of soil – sandy soil, topsoil, clay and stone – without having to dig stones away. The ground screw pushes them to the side when it is anchored.
If you are going to build something that requires special assembly, we have a number of different accessories to be able to mount it for you, including L-support, barrack bracket, bracket for building fencing and flagpole bracket.
MOUNTING IN ROCK
In some areas, such as coastal areas, it may vary with the soil and mountains where you want to build. Then we mount the earth anchor where it is possible to anchor and where it is rock, the installer first drills a hole in the rock and then anchors.
INSTALLATION ALL SEASONS
We are not dependent on it being frost-free and the ground being soft. With our help, you can also build in winter because our ground screws can be mounted in frost. For you as an entrepreneur, this means that you can have your building foundation anchored and ready even in winter, which can expand your business. If you use concrete plinths, you can not bury them if there is frost in the ground and the construction project is thus delayed. If you let us install our earth screws instead, you can get started with your construction as soon as the building permit is ready.
It is just as convenient for private individuals who may want to use the winter months to build a conservatory or storage room. With our ground screws it is possible.
PLANNING AND PREPARATION
If you want us to install a ground screw for a larger project, we would like to do a tensile test first to ensure that we use a ground anchor with the right bearing capacity. When it comes to newly excavated areas, the grounding can affect our installation where we may need a longer screw to be able to guarantee a safe installation. We have everything from 580 mm long screws to 2,500 mm to have one screw for every conceivable project.