Why Precast Concrete is the Best Long-Term Fencing Solution

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 something with the idea that it will be long-term, you don’t want something that will create more work for you. After all, you have to live with the fence. It would be a pity to hate the work it requires after just a year.

Other fencing solutions, like wood and metal, bring a lot of maintenance with them. Regular painting and replacing will be a part of your life. This adds up and quickly makes your cheap fence expensive.

Precast concrete, on the other hand, requires little maintenance. Most years, you will just need to do a quick wash and an inspection. This saves you time, money, and a whole lot of effort.

Fire and Water Resistant

You don’t want to spend your time worrying about your long-term fencing. As we said, the goal of your fence is not to create more work for you.

With precast concrete, you can rest easy knowing that it’s safe from fire, flood, and pests. Because concrete is inorganic, fire and pests can’t consume it. It never gets mildew or rust either.


Precast concrete is highly durable. The aqueducts in Italy were built in ancient Roman times using concrete similar to what we use now. They are still standing strong almost 2,000 years later.

When you are looking for a long-term fencing solution, you don’t want something that will only last a few years. 

Not only will precast concrete outlast all the other fencing options, but it will look good while doing it. Unlike wood or metal, which will fade, sag, and break, precast concrete looks good for its whole life.


Not only is concrete one of the strongest building materials, but it actually gets stronger with age. This fence will be standing out in the elements for decades; you want something substantial. 

If your goal with the fence is to keep intruders, human and animal alike, out, then the strength of precast concrete helps you meet that goal. Wood, plastic, and metal fences of all kinds are too weak to stand firm against a severe assault. These types of fences get weaker as the years go by. 

Beautiful and Versatile

Like we have said before when you are installing something for the long term, you want to make sure it’s really something you like. You will be looking at it for decades. Get something that you find beautiful, and that fits into the style of your home or other building.

Precast concrete is incredibly versatile. Pigment and aggregate can be added to the concrete before pouring it for long-lasting, durable color and texture. 

Any fencing texture – wood, brick, and stone – can all be perfectly mimicked by precast concrete. Even intricate designs can be added to the fencing for a truly unique look.

American Precast Concrete Inc.

Precast concrete is the perfect solution for homeowners, architects, and commercial fencing. If you are looking for precast concrete to be your next fencing needs, contact us today! We will help set up your project from start to finish.