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
World of Concrete's annual international event was held last week from January 22 to January 25, bringing those in commercial construction and masonry together at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
2019 saw the newest equipment and products on display in the New Product Zone and elsewhere... 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
Fireworks are synonymous with the 4th of July, but we love them on New Year's Eve, too. And while there are always great displays to see in town, many of us will be hosting our own. Depending on the laws in our state and city,... View More
How's your Dear Santa list coming?
We here at Permacast suggest you turn your attention to another kind of list, the kind that may have the word "resolutions" at the top. Only these aren't promises to eat clean and exercise more; these are commitments to improve... View More
O' Tanenbaum indeed.
Today, community Christmas trees are par for the course. You'll find them in shopping plazas and malls, at schools, churches, and neighborhoods. But who was the first to officially liberate the tree from the living room and into the public sphere?
New York City,... View More
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
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:
Yeah,... View More