What is the difference between precast concrete construction vs. traditional construction?
When comparing traditional construction versus precast concrete construction the biggest difference is time; precast construction can save you time on-site. Precast construction typically works heavily with the design team in early stages of the project development, and these efforts up front will save time and money for the overall project schedule in the long run. ... Read more »
Why Concrete Cracks
Concrete is a very durable product that can last decades; however, it can fail due to freeze and thaw of the ground, shrinkage, and settlement. While concrete is very strong as far as compressive strength, …
Lifting Concrete Keeps Costs Down, While Bringing Concrete Back Up
When installed properly, concrete is usually a very durable, long lasting product that can last for decades. However, we all know that when concrete needs to be removed and replaced, it is a costly problem to correct. This is …
5 Tips to Increase Your Home Value Using Ready Mix Concrete
Razorback Concrete in Arkansas gives a few simple tips on using ready mix concrete to increase the value of your home.
How to Save Money by Repairing Concrete
Concrete can buckle or crack, and needs to be repaired and replaced. Homeowners want to know how to save money by repairing concrete versus replacing it.
Top 10 Reasons to Use Precast Walls
Top 10 reasons to use precast walls for your next project: Precast concrete insulated walls provide energy benefits that can exceed the benefits of mass or insulation used alone in the varying climate conditions we see in the upper Midwest regions. Precast concrete walls act as thermal storage to delay and reduce peak thermal loads.... Read more »
Interior Design Trends and Decorative Concrete
Discover six of the latest interior design trends and see how concrete can be used to make them a reality in your own space.
How to Repair Concrete Pool Decks
Owning a swimming pool can be a great experience for a homeowner, until they start to have problems. One typical problem for swimming pools, especially those located in areas of the country with four seasons …
Why use Prestressed Concrete vs. Cast-in-Place Concrete? What is Precast/Prestressed Concrete?
The short, salesperson’s answer is “it’s a superior building material.” Now I’m sure long before you reach the end of this you will have figured out that I’m not a salesperson. Whether it be because of the fascination I have with the manipulation of material properties, because of the lack of wordsmithing prowess that engineers... Read more »
What Goes on at Precast Concrete Plant
Your typical precast concrete plant is a collection of steel forms, lots of rebar and, of course, concrete. Read more on how it’s made.