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Commercial vs. Residential Piling: Understanding the Key Differences and Benefits

By 09/05/2024No Comments

With so many services on offer here at Rhino Piling, it can be difficult to know the difference between each one. It can be even harder to understand which one is best for your type of project, so to break it down and make it a whole lot simpler for our clients, we have created this blog today. In this blog, we are going to share the key differences between commercial and residential piling as well as explore the benefits of each. Do not get it twisted, as although these may sound very similar, they are very different. Keep on reading to find out the key differences and benefits of commercial piling and residential piling. 

Commercial Piling- 

What is Commercial Piling? 

Commercial piling is specifically used for commercial construction projects such as shopping centres, hotels, industrial facilities, and even office complexes. When undergoing a commercial piling project, Rhino Piling will take into account specific load requirements, soil conditions, and other structural considerations. 

Key Differences: 

In comparison to residential piling, some of the key differences include: 

  • Commercial piling techniques are designed to bear heavier loads. 
  • Commercial piling projects cater to a wide range of soil types and conditions. 
  • Commercial piling is mainly for larger scale projects. 

Benefits of Commercial Piling: 

  • Offers enhanced stability.  
  • Provides a longer lifespan for the construction. 
  • Durability. 
  • Low maintenance. 

Residential Piling- 

What is Residential Piling? 

Residential piling is specifically used for residential construction projects such as houses or apartments. It helps prevent settlement, structural damage, and other issues that could potentially arise. It plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and longevity of residential constructions. 

Key Differences: 

In comparison to commercial piling, some of the key differences include: 

  • Residential piling projects are usually for lighter loads. 
  • Residential piling often deals with more uniform soil conditions. 
  • Residential piling projects are usually done on a smaller scale and are a lot less complex than commercial piling projects. 

Benefits of Residential Piling: 

  • Provides stability and safety. 
  • Can increase property value. 
  • Longevity. 

For more information about the piling services that we have on offer here at Rhino Piling, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us today!