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American Precast project manager drawing a sketch of a precast concrete wall and fence
We get asked all the time what it’s like to work with us. To help answer that question, we sat down with one of our Project Managers. They helped answer our questions about the process American Precast takes to create your ideal precast concrete fence. Question: What are the first steps in planning a construction...
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precast fence next to beautiful plants
At American Precast, we have both precast fences and precast walls. That statement might have you wondering: what’s the difference? Isn’t a barrier just a barrier, regardless of the name? Well, not quite. There are some key differences. The biggest difference is the width. Precast concrete walls are thicker than precast fences. This makes them...
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woodcrete as a fence in a residential area
The use of wood fencing started when trees were plentiful and other options – like concrete or metal – weren’t available to us. Now, the price of lumber has skyrocketed, and wood isn’t looking so great anymore. Is wood still the best option for fencing, or are there better options out there? Is it Sustainable?...
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Precast Concrete Fence vs. Vinyl & Composite Fences
There are many options when it comes to fencing, and it can all get a bit confusing. To help you understand your options, let’s go over the differences between precast concrete fencing and another popular option: composite and vinyl fencing. What is Vinyl and Composite Fencing? Composite fencing is made of a combination of recycled...
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beautiful precast concrete outside of a home approved by an HOA
Everywhere you look, neighborhoods and the HOAs that run them are turning to precast concrete for their fencing needs. Why do HOAs favor precast concrete? Let’s go over some of the main reasons. No. 1: No Extra or Unnecessary Work HOA’s have a lot to deal with – from resolving conflicts between neighbors to making...
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Precast concrete separating a neighborhood with the street.
Precast concrete is incredibly versatile. Just in case your vision of concrete is limited to sidewalks, let’s go over some of the most common uses for precast concrete.  Parking structures When planning a parking structure, durability, economy, and ease of installation will be on your mind – enter precast concrete. From the columns to the...
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precast concrete fence
Dogs can be man’s best friend, but dogs can also be a neighbor’s worst nightmare. Dogs that dig can be frustrating, especially if you have children, animals of your own, or even a garden. So how do you prevent your neighbor’s dog from digging under your fence? The answer is simple; precast concrete. Now I...
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precast concrete
You’ve heard of all of the benefits of choosing precast concrete, and you’ve decided you’d like to use it for your next construction project. So what’s next? The precast concrete process is slightly different from that of traditional concrete. It takes quite a bit of work out of your hands and makes for a more...
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There’s a lot to consider when you want to choose the right walls for the perimeter of your property. It’s not just about protection and privacy; it’s also about cost, strength, durability, ease of installation, and of course, appearance. Finding the material that will offer the best all-around value may seem like an impossible task,...
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The invention of concrete dates back over 5,000 years to the time of Ancient Egypt when an early form of the powerful building material was used to create the Great Pyramids. It has evolved quite a bit since then, becoming one of the most common materials to be used in construction. It’s now used for...
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