Commercial Fencing

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Why Choose Concrete for Commercial Fencing

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When you are looking at commercial fencing for your business, there are many options from the most basic chain link fence to an imposing and costly brick wall. Each fence comes with its own benefits and drawbacks, so you will need to make sure you pick an option that works well with your needs. 

Here’s why you should consider choosing precast concrete fencing.

Durable and Long-Lasting

Concrete is one of the most durable building materials available to us. Because the process of creating the precast concrete fences is done in a temperature-controlled, ideal environment, the concrete’s curing will also be ideal. Concrete can be cast with reinforcing bars embedded in the concrete to increase the strength. 

Concrete isn’t susceptible to damage from wind, rain, or pests, nor does it burn, so fire is of little concern. 


Precast concrete fencing comes at a lower cost than options like brick or stone. This has a lot to do with how the fencing is made. Precast concrete is mostly formed offsite in a temperature-controlled warehouse. This increases the efficiency of the panel construction – decreasing the cost. Some fencing options, like chain link fencing, might cost less, but the trade-off in other factors, like durability and aesthetics, might not be worth it.

The financial benefit of precast concrete is most visible when you look at the long-term costs. Precast concrete walls are extremely durable, which means less maintenance and repairs over the wall’s life. 


Concrete walls are hard to get past. They can be built very tall – up to around 14 feet – and the wall goes all the way to the ground. Typically, the wall will be fairly smooth and difficult for an intruder to climb. The precast panels can even be built with hooks embedded in the concrete to attach security wire to the wall. This increases the security of your fence even more. 

Because concrete fences are solid panels of concrete, people passing by your business can’t peek through. By eliminating views into your property, especially if you have equipment or materials stored outside, you reduce the likelihood of break-ins or theft. If passersby can’t see your business, they are less likely to be tempted by it.

Reduce Noise

Businesses aren’t always in great locations and can have noisy neighbors or large roads. One of the best things to block noises is a solid wall, like a concrete wall. There are no gaps in a concrete wall, and the wall extends all the way to the ground – this is the way to block the most noise.

Looks Great

Precast concrete walls aren’t limited to drab, plain grey. Pigment or aggregates can be added to the concrete before pouring it into the forms. Decorative elements can also be added to the forms to make a wall unique. These can range from a brick or stone motif to more complicated designs. Your business name or logo can be included too.

If you have a commercial project, you should opt for precast concrete fencing due to the countless benefits it provides. Contact American Precast Concrete, Inc. today to receive a free custom estimate on your next project. 

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Commercial Fencing Checklist for Engineers

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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 purpose and scope of the perimeter wall. This will help determine what type of fence you will need and how tall to build it. From there, keep track of the project by asking yourself the following questions;

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4 Reasons to Choose Precast Security Walls

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No matter who you are, break-ins or intrusions in your home or business can be one of the worst things to happen. It can take months for homeowners to be rid of the discomfort and fear after a break-in. Businesses can suffer significant financial losses from stolen property. One common reaction after a break-in is to tighten up security and prevent it from ever happening again. 

Whether you own a home, manage a plant, or run a business, adding precast concrete walls or fences to your property will undoubtedly make it more secure. Here’s why…

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Why Prefab Concrete Walls Work Best for Large Scale Projects

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When you are looking at a large-scale project, there are many options for building materials – each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Precast concrete is gaining footing as a desirable option for developers and contractors.

The following are 12 reasons you should pick prefab concrete walls for your next project:

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