If you carry out your house renovation or building a new house, you may need the service of this type of equipment. The equipment is capable of putting in piles deep in the ground until the very hard layer of soil or rock. However, it does not come cheap. The cost can go up to RM20,000 per renovation work just to put in piles in the ground. Extra cost will be incurred if the ground surrounding the project is too soft where the operators need to transport few pieces of steel plate for the equipment to travel on top of the soft ground. The additional cost may go up to Rm500.
The extra cost is worth every penny of it since the piling will ensure that your new house extension will not settling down which can create unsightly cracks here and there.