As you’ve probably learned by now, there is a multitude of different types of walls around the world. Walls are used for many different purposes, most notably for security purposes, defense of a building or structure, or to protect a particular area from severe weather like flooding. However, another potential threat to personal or corporate property that we don’t talk about as much is that of wildlife. As an ancient means of warding off wandering animals, the French designed a concept called the Ha-ha Wall, which the English adopted quickly and still employ today. Here, the experts at Permacast Concrete Fencing & Walls will show you what these clever structures are and how you might find a use for them in your upcoming projects.
PCI Foundation's and Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute's Project Precast debuted this year at the groups' annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky, and by all accounts it was a smashing success. The design competition, hailed as "a cross between Shark Tank and Project Runway," saw teams compete for... View More
For many of us across the U.S. and especially in Florida, spring and summer signal the start of the rainy season. To that end, we're talking today about how to shore up your place so you stay safe and dry and your property is none... View More
Break out the floaties and sunblock, pool season's almost here!
Before you take your first dive, there is some pool prep you should do at the beginning of each season. Even if you don't cover your pool year-round and have kept a pretty good eye on... View More
Want to know more about how precast concrete can work for you? Join us for lunch and we'll tell you all about it.
Here's how it works: Our team fields requests from those in the building community, HOAs, and other industry professionals to talk about our... View More
While we're busy building even better structures, we might as well occupy ourselves with building a better world, too, right? And for many of us in the design, building, and construction industries, that means turning to ec0-friendly, sustainable materials to complete the projects we're charged... View More
We spend a lot of time here at Permacast talking about precast concrete walls and fences, for obvious reasons, but in this post we're highlighting agricultural precast. Why? Because it's just another example of how effective, adaptable, and amazing this material is.
Barns, silos, storage tanks,... View More
Ready to take the open-living concept to the next level?
Indoor-outdoor living designs are among some of the most innovative going these days. Designers, architects, and homeowners are discovering ingenious ways to extend the living space, blurring the lines between the indoors and the outdoors. We're... View More
With the new year comes a slew of new gadgets, most of them driven by the idea that your home could always be smarter. These devices, doodads, and downright essential items are worth incorporating into your daily routine. Whether you want to upgrade your home... View More
It's high season for firing up that hearth, but before you do, you'll want to make sure its in perfect working order. Taking a little time to clean up your fireplace can mean the difference between a cozy evening making S'mores and a long night... View More