Construction worker and steel bars
Many choose to have professional help when installing their precast concrete fences. It can be an intensive project, and the professionals will likely be able to do it quicker and with fewer headaches. However, if you have the basic skills, it’s not impossible to do it on your own. Here is the best way to...
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Engineers looking at the cost sheet
When you are looking at building a precast concrete perimeter fence, you might be left staring at the quote, wondering what you are paying for and what made your cost skyrocket past your budget. Or you might be wondering what will increase the cost of your perimeter wall before you start designing it.  Here are...
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Houses with precast concrete fences
If you live in a neighborhood with an HOA, you will have to get approval from them prior to constructing your precast concrete fence. They will need to see the plans and any details you may have about the project. While a good precast concrete contractor will help guide you, you are responsible for getting...
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Engineer holding a structural plan
As an engineer, having a plan is one of the most important things you can do to make sure a project is going smoothly. Even though working on a perimeter wall or fence can seem like a simple matter, it can get complicated fast.  Start each project by asking big picture questions about the primary...
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Shovel and soil
Anyone who has tried to dig a hole in dry sand at the beach will know that some soil types can be challenging to work with. There are three main types of soil: sandy soil, loamy soil, and clay soil, along with other less common types like soils with gravel, chalk, or silt. Each of...
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Diamond shaped wire mesh fence
As a homeowner or business owner, you have a lot of decisions to make about your property. One of the most important ones for many is the type of fence you will use for your security fence.  A security fence protects your home and your family (or your office/warehouse), gives you much-needed privacy and elevates...
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retaining-wall-block-wall
You might need a retaining wall for several reasons, such as to reduce a slope in your yard or protect a road or building from an area that is prone to landslides. There are several different types of retaining walls – some can be built using precast concrete, and some can’t.  Keep in mind that...
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line of block wall
At first glance, walls using concrete blocks might seem very similar to precast concrete walls. Both are made by pouring concrete into frames. Both are made with essentially the same concrete mixture. Even the strength is very similar.  So, why would you choose precast concrete over block walls? What are the major differences between the...
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White gray house with precast concrete wall
Precast concrete architectural panels and walls have been a quiet revolution within the architectural design world. Many of those new buildings and walls that look like they could be built from stone or bricks could actually be precast concrete.  Why might you look to using precast concrete for your designs? Simply put, they are durable,...
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Single family housing
One main consideration for gated communities is the gate and wall that surround your community. You want something safe, yet attractive, that will last a long time and require little maintenance. For those reasons, many gated communities go with concrete walls. Here’s why precast concrete fence are the ideal option.
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