Precast Concrete vs Cast-in-Place Concrete – Complete Comparison

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Precast Concrete vs Cast-in-Place Concrete – Complete Comparison

November 23rd, 2022

Most people are familiar with concrete. However, many people don’t know that there are many different types of concrete and applications for them. Two casting methods are precast concrete and cast-in-place concrete. Most people are unaware of these two types of concrete. Even people familiar with these basic types often question the differences between precast vs…

15 Advantages of Precast Concrete Stairs & Steps

November 23rd, 2022

It is without a doubt that stairs can be difficult to build. This is why most construction companies tend to use precast concrete products. There are a lot of benefits and advantages of precast concrete, including ease of use, reduced labor costs, and it also saves time. So, if you are thinking of choosing precast…

How Long Does Concrete Last? The Truth About Precast Concrete

November 23rd, 2022

Concrete is typically believed to last forever. While it may have ancient durability, its life span doesn’t usually exceed 100 years. Architects recognize concrete as a stone-like, homogeneous material, a mix of limestone and other rock. Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed of coral and shells, thereby possessing stone-like superficial qualities. One of the interesting…

Precast Concrete Durability – How Strong Is It?

November 23rd, 2022

Precast concrete is renowned for its advantages over other construction methods, mainly site-poured concrete. Some of these advantages include its ease of use, cost-effective nature, and its durability. However, simply mentioning these benefits isn’t enough. It is important to quantify these benefits against alternative construction methods. Therefore, this article will have a detailed discussion on…

How to Install & Level Precast Concrete Steps?

November 22nd, 2022

Precast concrete steps have been a major trend for some time due to their several benefits. Unlike conventional concrete steps that require extensive molds, materials, working area, labor, and make a lot of mess, precast concrete steps are a low maintenance, ‘order and install’ wonder. For this reason, builders, architects, and homeowners often ask ‘how…

Is Precast Concrete Sustainable?

November 18th, 2022

Precast concrete have turned out to be a miracle material for builders due to the countless new possibilities it has opened up. Due to the wide popularity of precast concrete, a major question that comes up is ‘are precast concrete slabs sustainable building materials?’ Discussing the sustainability of precast concrete, or of any other materials…

Cost of Precast Concrete Steps

August 17th, 2022

Concrete steps, concrete stairs, or a precast concrete staircase makes an attractive addition to any home or office. They have become popular when people add exterior stairs for business or residential premises.  Concrete steps tend to be chosen because they’re very durable. Concrete stairs can withstand heavy traffic and exposure to harsh weather. If pouring…

How Much Does Precast Concrete Cost?

August 17th, 2022

How Much Does Precast Concrete Cost? Part of the planning process for any construction project is determining how much everything will cost. When you know the cost of precast concrete compared with poured-in-place concrete, you can be more accurate with your budget. Many factors can affect the cost of precast concrete, such as the type…

What is Precast Concrete and What Is It Used For?

August 3rd, 2022

} You might be astonished by the number of architectural innovations that have occurred in the last few decades. One of the most important innovations has been the use of precast concrete. If you’re a construction project manager, you know that precast concrete is something that has completely overturned the use of conventional cast-in-place concrete….

How to Lift and Move Precast Concrete Steps in 9 Simple Steps?

July 21st, 2022

When it comes to moving precast concrete steps, the sheer weight of them makes it an issue. Concrete steps are among the heaviest construction items that might be lifted and as well as being difficult, it’s also very time consuming.  Extreme caution is required if you don’t want to injure yourself or others around you….