Precast concrete has become very popular for many reasons. One of which, it can be used for a number of commercial and residential projects.
Commercial precast concrete projects include security barriers, border walls around communities, highway sound walls, solving erosion issues, and screening fence.
Residential precast concrete projects include privacy fencing, security, adding aesthetics, retaining walls and hardscapes.
What does ‘precast’ mean?
Precast is the process in which the product is made, concrete is poured or cast into a reusable mold panels. This occurs in a controlled environment, to allow for the ideal curing process. The molds are then removed and the product is ready to be shipped to the job site.
The benefits of this is a huge cost saving over concrete poured on site. The molds are reused multiple times and the curing process ensures the highest quality. The finished panels are then transported to the site. It only takes a small team to assemble and does not need heavy equipment. This means your landscape or property will not be disturbed. Assembly is quicker than most other materials.
What type of maintenance does precast concrete require?
A big part of why precast concrete is so popular, besides the beautiful aesthetics, it is basically maintenance free! You won’t have to worry about how the elements will impact the concrete. Precast concrete doesn’t fade, warp, or get infested with insects. It is also fire and hurricane resistant.
How long do precast concrete products last?
Precast concrete has definitely proved to withstand the test of time! Well after 100 years, it will look as good as they day it was installed. They are also 100 percent recyclable and environmentally friendly, they don’t release any harmful toxins or chemicals.
Why are so many customers choosing Florida Wall Concepts?
As a leader in the industry, Florida Wall Concepts is proud to create quality precast wall systems. Our Verti-Crete’s proprietary vertical mold and form system achieves a flawless and realistic stone pattern on both sides of the wall and four sides of the column. A seamless solid panel design provides security and structural strength with textures and styles that compliment the environment and last for decades. They can also be built in a wide variety of heights, from a retaining wall to a security and privacy fence. You save tons of money with Verti Crete’s innovative walling system.