Just about everywhere you look in Central Florida you see precast concrete.
Precast Concrete Wall Panel Presentation by the National Precast Concrete Association shows the benefits, time savings and improved profitability of the material for many applications. Such as beautiful HOA border walls, fencing, Hardscapes, retaining walls, and business signage.
Precast panels can be produced in virtually any color and a wide variety of finishes to achieve the desired appearance.
Strength gradually increases over time.
Does not deteriorate, experience creep and stress relaxation, lose strength and/or deflect over time.
Precast concrete wall panels have passed tornado/hurricane impact testing, giving owners an added level of safety assurance in areas prone to severe weather.
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 increases operating efficiency, because weather will not delay production.
It is nontoxic, environmentally safe and composed of natural materials.
Precast concrete is well-suited for all types of weather conditions.
Precast concrete does not degrade from exposure to sunlight.
Precast concrete requires little or no maintenance, which makes it the ideal choice for nearly any design solution.
Precast concrete wall panels offer lower long-term costs when compared with other materials.
Ease of installation, reduction in overall project timeline and total flexibility in design make precast the economical solution.
These are just a few reasons why precast concrete is the most popular building material in both residential and commercial structures, especially here in Central Florida. In fact, precast concrete has become the material of choice among landscape architects and contractors for fences, retaining walls, and Hardscapes.