Once you have decided that it is time to install a new Permacast fence or wall on your property, the next step is to decide which product is best for you. While working with the professionals here at Permacast, we will review these five questions... View More
Hurricane season is officially here. From the start of June through the end of November, many locations from the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico to the Caribbean Sea and Central Pacific Ocean, become vulnerable to tropical storms, high winds, and flooding. With the... View More
Choosing the right fence or wall to ensure your property is secure has everything to do with the building materials. From brick to concrete, sometimes the most secure choice is less obvious than we think. Of course, your friends and experts here at Permacast are... 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
Ready to live smarter? Here at Permacast, we're fans of making choices that are better for the environment. Whether that means using more efficient, energy-friendly processes to build our walls or taking just a few simple measures to make our homes as eco-savvy as possible.... View More
This week we're shining the spotlight on one of our favorite products, PermaWall 2.0. Like all of our walls and fences, this one's designed to slide right into our other products, making it possible to truly customize your solution. PermaWall 2.0 also reflects our commitment... View More
The short answer is, No.
In Louisiana, they're testing out highway roads made of precast concrete, and partly for this purpose. No one thinks the stuff will actually break, but they want to see how it holds up under the kind of load-bearing traffic this particular part... View More
So, what's the story on precast concrete? When did we begin using it for construction projects? Who made those first molds?
It should come as no surprise that it was the ancient Romans who nailed the process of pouring concrete into wooden forms before carting the results... View More
You may not have thought of precast concrete as a particularly artistic material, but think again.
The National Precast Concrete Association notes that designers love the stuff for its "shape shifting qualities." What precast concrete can bring to a project runs the gamut, from unique finishes... View More
What does it mean to be ballistic-resistant? We'll tell you.
"Ballistics" refers to any projectile that is operating under force. Most often we use the term to describe bullets or other projectiles that issue from a weapon. Here at Permacast, we naturally concern ourselves with how... View More