Walls have been part of just about every culture throughout history, and with good reason. For centuries, people everywhere have seen the need to defend their communities, cities or entire countries from unwanted intruders. Walls have also been used historically to draw clear lines between opposing peoples. We also know that walls can be used symbolically as a means of memorializing or remember important people and events. Here, the wall experts at Permacast Precast Concrete Fencing & Walls review some of the most famous walls in history.
If you’ve ever wondered what a rampart actually is, you’re not alone. This is not a term we use in everyday conversation anymore, unless maybe you’re at a baseball game singing, “O’er the ramparts we watch’d…” However, there was a time when ramparts were a common thing, and guess what they were made of? That’s right- stone, and eventually, concrete! So the experts at Permacast Precast Concrete Fences & Walls are here to help you discern exactly what a rampart is and was, and one could be useful to you today.
Security has become a hot topic of conversation in many circles lately. With more random mass shootings on the rise, especially in schools, citizens are calling for increased security. We know Permacast Precast Concrete Fencing & Walls has a reputation for protecting our homes with their durable concrete fences and walls. But we don’t just stay home, do we?
Recently, my husband and I were driving down the interstate in South Florida when I noticed a Permacast Wall being built along the side of the road. A few sections were still being placed, so it was easy to see the grooves in which the... View More
As we already know, precast concrete is an efficient, cost-effective way to create multiple building elements. Since the materials are made in a factory or casting yard, many variables like weather, time, and space can be controlled. This means more accuracy and less guess-work when it comes to a building project. However, have you considered other ways precast concrete can be used to further a project and create quality components quickly? At Permacast Precast Concrete Fencing & Walls, we see the possibilities and want to help you see them, too.
When it comes to protecting your investment, everyone understands that most people will go to great lengths to see that care is taken. When that investment includes your home or business, the utmost care is the only thing that matters. At Permacast Precast Concrete Fencing & Walls, we want to make sure you’re protected from start to finish during hurricane season.
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Think of PermaFence as an amazing alternative to all the other fencing out there. It's hardier, longer-lasting, and dare-we-say more attractive than the other guys. It's slight, flexible, and designed to endure all of the harshest... View More
We're here to break it down for you.
Before that gorgeous precast panel is carefully slid into place, it's handmade at the factory via a reliable, strictly controlled process. The big difference between precast concrete and other forms is that precast is poured into molds. These... View More
As we noted in our last post about precast concrete strength, curing it on site in the factory is the key to quality control. And in that quality control, we're looking to preserve the material's strength and longevity above all else. The compressive strength of... View More
The short answer is, strong. But why is precast stronger than other forms of concrete?
The answer lies in the curing process. Because precast is manufactured on-site at the factory, all of the challenges that could beset the process are strictly controlled. The biggest of these... View More