Get out your calendars, concrete lovers! It’s time for the National Precast Concrete Association’s annual Precast Show, a smorgasbord of educational events, social opportunities and the precast world’s largest such trade show in North America. Here the industry’s key figures convene to talk shop, swap... View More
If you're anything like us, you'll be spending the next couple of Sundays decking out your outdoor space for the holidays. This will probably involve Santas, sleighs, poinsettias, bows and much more, and we're certain it will involve lights. We've rounded up the top types... View More
Heating expenses can get pretty high over the winter season, but there are some things you can do to keep your home warm, cozy and still running efficiently. With just this brief checklist in hand, you'll be on your way to ensuring that nothing is... View More
It's the gift guide you've been waiting for, the one for that person in your life who LOVES concrete!
Okay, so concrete has become a pretty hot material these days, and it's likely that everyone on your list would enjoy a piece of the cool, industrial-looking... View More
One of the biggest considerations when it comes to putting up holiday decor throughout a housing community is durability (after cost, that is). This is likely a large scale decorating effort, even if your development has decided to deck out the entry areas only. If... View More
Precast concrete walls sound great because they sound like nothing at all. Let us explain.
Our walls are often used as highway or development sound barriers, noise walls that muffle and redirect environmental sound. Call them acoustic, sound or noise barriers, but they all do the... View More
This is the wall that put us on the precast concrete map.
The very definition of solid and sturdy, the 1.0 is an excellent example of what precast concrete can do. In fact, the attributes are so long we've put them in a handy list:
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While it's true that in many cases good fences make good neighbors, there's nothing quite like the goodwill that exists between them. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's a great time to plan a holiday gathering to keep the good feelings going during the... View More
Here at Permacast, security is a big deal. Since we're in the business of making the most stalwart precast concrete walls on the market, we've learned a thing or two about keeping communities safe along the way. Our products are charged with the task of securing... View More
There are several key trends in landscaping that should be on the radar of HOA boards and community managers now, especially as they look to update and prepare their properties for the season. It's a great time to improve the existing landscape by making repairs... View More