Comparing Portable Trailers & Precast Concrete Buildings [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on November 21, 2019

Which Is the Best Construction Solution for Your Classroom Project?

Portable trailers and precast concrete modular buildings are two main options to consider when evaluating classroom expansion solutions. The graphic below gives a quick overview of the pros and cons of each:

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How Improving Facilities Can Cost-Effectively Transform a Community

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on November 14, 2019

Time and again research touts the role of beauty in community satisfaction. The study City Beautiful notes, “‘Beautiful cities’ disproportionately attracted highly educated individuals and experienced faster housing price appreciation... Rents, incomes, and educational attainment increased faster in such ‘beautiful neighborhoods’”.

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Portable Classrooms: The Safety Factor

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on October 31, 2019

What safety features are available for different portable classroom options?

Orlando station WFTV published a story discussing the safety implications of the thousands of portable classrooms in the state of Florida. “Schools have used [trailer-type] portables to deal with growth,” notes the article, but these buildings’ security and safety is inferior when compared to traditional site-built construction or precast concrete modular classrooms.

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Comparing Classroom Construction Options [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on October 24, 2019

There are a host of variables to consider when determining the right classroom expansion solution for your project. Check out the table below to see how portable trailers, precast concrete modular buildings, and traditional site-built construction compare in the areas of aesthetics, durability, safety, install time, and budget.

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Classroom Solutions: The Design Factor

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on October 4, 2019

Design Options for Classroom Construction in Florida

Classroom solutions for school overpopulation can impact a school’s aesthetics—so the design process is a necessary consideration when deciding between portable trailers, traditional site-built construction, and precast concrete modular classrooms.

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Three Budget Considerations for Classroom Construction in Florida

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on September 25, 2019

(This is the third in a three-part series. Read Part One and Part Two here.)

There is a wide array of factors to consider when evaluating the economic viability of school construction options.

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What to Consider When Deciding on a Classroom Solution: Security

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on September 19, 2019

(This is the second in a three-part series. Read Part One and Part Three here.)

Building and maintaining a secure campus can save lives, so it’s crucial to be prepared ahead of a crisis situation.

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Classroom Solution Considerations: Beautification and Improvements

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on September 17, 2019

(This is the first in a three-part series.Read Part Two and Part Three here.)

Because of the influence a physical environment has on learning, aesthetic appeal is a huge consideration during campus expansion.

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Three Funding Options to Consider When Purchasing a Portable Classroom

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on September 11, 2019

Adding to a campus serves the goal of class size reduction, but what about funding?

The three most popular classroom expansion options, on-site construction, precast concrete modular classrooms, and portable trailers, appear to descend from most expensive to least expensive. However, there are additional costs to consider when weighing your options, as each solution is different and can entail extra fees not originally included in an estimate.

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Classroom Construction: School Life and Community Considerations

Posted by Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. on September 6, 2019

(This is the first in a three-part series. Read Part Two and Part Three here.)

Campus construction affects various members of a community, each having a vested interest in the adjustments made to a school. School administrators seeking to comply with Florida-established limits on core class enrollment have a handful of options at their disposal: portable trailers, precast concrete modular classrooms, and site-built construction.

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