On Jan. 23, 2014, a fierce fire swept through the Résidence du Havre, in L’Isle-Vert, Quebec, killing 32 of its residents. There were multiple reasons why the fire in this particular senior’s home was so deadly but one thing that was noted by witnesses at
For many years, North American commercial construction has preferred building above ground structures using precast concrete vs. pouring concrete on site. This trend is being fueled by the need to: Avoid costly project delays directly associated with inclement weather. Reduce the need for large pools
Precast concrete technology is known to support build-ability and construction productivity. Precast concrete products are almost everywhere, and the use is on the rise.
Starting from the bottom up with energy-saving products and construction practices made it possible for High Performance Homes to receive its third consecutive Housing Innovation Award for “Home of the Year” in 2017 presented by the U.S. Department of Energy. Located at the Links of
Here are 3 powerful reasons why: Concrete often doesn’t cure properly in the outdoors exposed to the elements. Rain, relative humidity, and temperature can all have a negative impact on the strength of the concrete as it goes through the curing process. 2. Most new
When building your new home, it’s important to take the appropriate steps to ensure that it lasts for many years to come. Bottom line, foundations built on crushed rock or stone footings have less structural cracking problems then foundations built on concrete footings!
Many home owners in Manitoba naturally accept the fact their basement walls will eventually crack and let moisture in. Heavy clay soils surrounding Winnipeg probably warrant some of this reputation. Having said that, home owners who have homes built on soil with less clay and
Do you want a perfect basement foundation for your new home? Not sure where to start? Look no further, because we now build precast concrete basement walls and oversee the installation.
Planning for the future includes thinking long-term not only for you and your family, but also for your community and our planet. If you are thinking of building your own home, keep in mind the choices you make will have an impact on the environment.
Whether you’re a homeowner or builder, the start of a new home project is always exciting. You’ve been planning a house and you’re eager to start seeing construction get started. Now. That’s where we come in. Superior Walls precast foundation panels are custom made at