Choosing between site cast concrete and precast concrete for your Central Florida commercial or residential building project? Pouring concrete on site can be built customized to the project, but this makes it very labor intensive and costly. While precast concrete has unparalleled quality, quick turn around, highly durable, last for decades with very little maintenance, and is easy on the budget.
Precast concrete stands above on-site competitors
A leading trade magazine, which focuses on the concrete industry, the Concrete Producer writes, “Demand for precast concrete products will be boosted by their ability to reduce the time and expense of construction projects while also improving quality. This will enable precast concrete products to take market share from more established materials, such as the site-poured ready-mix concrete and steel often used in construction projects.”
It is important for today’s construction to utilize the latest building trends. Here are a few main considerations for precast concrete and poured concrete
Precast concrete only excavates the land when it is needed
Poured concrete will need excavation and on-site forms will need to be built and placed
Since precast concrete is made in a controlled environment, weather does not play a role. This is also creates a stronger and more durable product.
Bad weather can create havoc for on-site poured concrete, from delays and subpar project.
Since precast concrete fences and retaining walls are manufactured in a controlled environment, strict strength requirements are ensured.
There are several factors that determine the straight of the final poured concrete product, humidity, temperature, and afternoon storms, all affect the strength.
Precast concrete from Florida Wall Concepts are required to pass strict testing before leaving our facility. Our warehouse maintains the ideal conditions for optimal strength.
Poured on site concrete is at the mercy of the outside variables. All testing is performed after it is installed.