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Precast Concrete
precast concrete in a neighborhood
This blog post is for those who want to know everything about precast concrete – how it’s used, how it’s made, and why they should use it. If you work in construction and need more information about precast concrete or are just a homeowner who likes to know all they can about the products they...
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HOA that used precast concrete
It’s our opinion that every HOA should use precast concrete. Not only are they easier to install and cheaper in the long run, but they have a lot of other advantages for HOAs. Here are the top four reasons HOAs should use precast concrete. Increased Privacy and Noise Reduction Some would say that good fences...
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Rotten timber fencing forming boundary to farmland caused by fungal decay with shallow depth of field
Wood, vinyl, metal, and concrete: which of these is most likely to rot? The answer is pretty clear: wood. Here is a bit more about wood rot, what to look for, and how to protect against rot. Wet Rot, Dry Rot, and White Rot Wet rot is the appearance of a fungal species, typically C....
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precast concrete against the metal wall
Have you gotten excited about installing a precast concrete fence, only to have your hopes dashed when you talk with your neighbor about the idea? Is the neighbor of your business or home set on keeping their wood, metal, or vinyl fence?  This isn’t a fun situation, and you really only have two options. One,...
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workers making precast concrete in the factory
Cracks in concrete are not just unsightly; they can compromise its structural strength and water tightness. Keep reading to learn what causes pesky cracks to form and how American Precast Concrete can prevent them.  What Causes Concrete to Crack During Production? Concrete cracks are so frustrating because several things can cause them. You must monitor...
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precast concrete wall outside of a modern house
We often use the words fence and wall to mean the same thing, but there are significant differences between the two. In this article, we will be going over the differences to help you decide which one you should choose. Precast Concrete Fence Vs. Wall: What’s The Difference? In some ways, fences and walls are...
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precast concrete not deteriorating after a rainstorm because it is waterproof
Precast concrete is durable, environmentally friendly, and low-cost, but is it waterproof? Precast concrete isn’t completely waterproof on its own, but it can be – with some help.  Since waterproofing is so important to protect precast concrete, manufacturers are constantly coming up with new ways to create precast concrete that is highly waterproof. Here are...
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Durable precast concrete outside of someone's residential home
Maybe you’ve heard from our blog or somewhere else that precast concrete lasts a long time. Now, this might lead you to the question: just how long does it last? 10 years? 30 years? 100 years? The short answer is concrete has a life span of around 50 to 100 years – but there’s a...
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precast concrete next to some green irisis in someone's lawn
When designing a long-term fence, you want to get it right the first time. After all, if you are planning a fence that will last 20+ years, you don’t want to install something you will hate for all 20+ years. Here’s why precast concrete is the best long-term fencing solution. Low Maintenance When you install...
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Why You Should Choose Precast Concrete for Your Retaining Wall
As our weather gets more unpredictable and extreme, many of us are dealing with periods of intense dry followed by intense rain. Having such strong weather patterns opens up the possibility of floods and landslides. With the increased risk of landslides, many businesses and homeowners are turning to retention walls. Here’s why you should choose...
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