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
Think you know everything about your Permacast fence? Concrete fence designs and installation can be tricky.
You already know all of the benefits that come with having a Permacast Fence. You’ve seen the proof of their beauty in our portfolio. You have researched the many... View More
Brick is a common choice for outdoor walls. It’s aesthetically pleasing, sturdy, and easy to work with. Precast concrete walls are, by far, the better solution.
Permacast Walls has a precast brick wall option that takes the appearance and positive qualities of brick and improves upon... View More
Storm damage is devastating and difficult for to recover from. A few weeks ago, tornados ravaged Sarasota & Manatee county in the city of Tampa near our home. There were two reported deaths, 5 injured, and over 60 homes and businesses damaged. The total cost... View More