More and more developers, contractors, and even residential homeowners in Central Florida are choosing precast concrete for their project. Precast concrete has become one of the economical materials for border walls, fences, Hardscapes, and landscape retaining walls.
Benefits of Precast Concrete According to the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA)
Superior Strength and Durability
Strength gradually increases over time
Exterior cladding panels can easily be designed to handle structural building loads, thereby reducing the need for other structural components.
Does not deteriorate, experience creep and stress relaxation, loose strength and/or deflect over time.
Safety and Protection
Precast concrete provides excellent protection against impacts from explosions, vehicles, and projectiles
Precast concrete wall panels have passed tornado/hurricane impact testing, giving owners an added level of safety assurance in areas prone to severe weather.
Ease of Installation
Precast concrete panels have a distinct advantage over other materials such as brick, concrete masonry, cast-in-place concrete and EIFS.
Because precast panels are manufactured well in advance of installation, they are ready for transportation to the job site at a moment’s notice.
Because precast concrete products are typically produced in a controlled plant environment, they exhibit high quality and uniformity.
Problems affecting quality typically found on a job site – temperature, curing conditions, craftsmanship and material quality – are nearly eliminated in a plant environment.
Precast concrete offers high quality and a low price tag
Instead of being cast on the building site, they are manufactured and cured in an environmentally controlled warehouse. Not only does this ensure top quality and formed to exact dimensions, they are fast and easy to install. With minimal mess and disturbance to the property. They also get stronger over time, instead of needing repairs like conventional materials.
You get the authentic look of stone, without all the maintenance or high price tag!
Most people don’t realize just how easily affordable precast concrete fences and Hardscapes have become. With minimal repairs and maintenance the material will need over its lifetime makes it a worthwhile product.
These are just a few of the benefits that have made precast concrete fencing so popular across the globe. Contact Florida Wall Concepts for more information and a free quote.