When it comes to mobile home steps, there are no shortage of material options - homeowners can select wood, fiberglass, or metal, among other materials. These materials require a lower investment on the front end, but maintenance and a short life cycle make these options more expensive than they initially appear.
When designing your next ramp project, have you considered precast concrete? Precast pedestrian ramps are ADA-compliant, anti-skid, and low maintenance, while precast loading dock ramps are pre-engineered and customizable by length, width, and height. Let’s look at four additional reasons why you should consider precast concrete for your next loading dock ramp or entry ramp.
When it comes to installing steps at a commercial facility or business, there are many material options to choose from, but which choice is right for you? Let’s take a closer look at some of the most popular options and how they compare:
Leesburg Concrete Company loves to support local businesses when possible, and public schools are no exception. When Carver Middle School’s soccer goals began to rust and fall apart, they were told that they would need to find a new location for their home games during the upcoming season. Vice President Kirk Rouse reached out to the school and offered to donate new goals made out of heavy duty aluminum to help the team keep their games at the school and prevent them from having this issue in the future.
Looking into buying a precast concrete building? In researching the options and partners available, there are a few common areas where variances between producers can turn into bigger challenges down the road. Whether you’re looking into precast concrete restroom, concession, utility or other types of buildings, keep these items in mind to ensure that you’re making an informed decision.
Leesburg Concrete recognizes the importance of aesthetics in a building’s design—so we make the process as efficient as possible while providing the opportunity for virtually limitless customization.
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:
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’”.
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.
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.