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A wall for every location

By | August 19th, 2013|Concrete Fence, Concrete Wall|

Artisan's photo gallery showcases many of our projects. But if  to see an Artisan project up close and in person, chances are there's one or more a short drive away. In one recent month, for instance, we had 18 projects in progress, including: A McDonalds in California A Walmart in Florida A Trader Joe’s in Illinois A [...]

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Five must-haves when choosing a precast concrete project

By | August 12th, 2013|Concrete Fence, Concrete Wall|

I’ll say it flat out -- our walls and fences are gorgeous. From the lovely, deep texture of crafted wood to the look of hand-chiseled stone, they add beauty, elegance and architectural interest to any project. But don’t choose a Precast Concrete wall or fence on looks alone. Use this checklist: Does the company make its own molds? We [...]

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A little light reading on a weighty topic

By | August 5th, 2013|Concrete Fence, Concrete Wall|

I thought I knew a lot about concrete. I've been in the business for 13 years. Then a blog post by my trade association, the National Precast Concrete Association, linked to this Powerpoint presentation -- “100 things that you never knew about concrete.”-- by Martin Clarke, Chief Executive of the British Precast Concrete Foundation. The list is actually a [...]

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Partners in a strong foundation

By | July 22nd, 2013|Concrete Fence, Concrete Wall|

Question: How can you reduce the cost of subcontracting with a structural engineer when adding an Artisan Precast Concrete wall to your next project? Answer: Don’t hire one. Don’t worry. You won’t be going it alone. Give us your project’s geotech (soils) report and site plan. Our engineer will use the info to generate specific [...]

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In a bind? Precast concrete walls give you “wiggle room”

By | July 8th, 2013|Concrete Fence|

Inches matter, even in some of the biggest projects. Architects and engineers turn to Artisan precast concrete walls when there is no room to spare. We built a wall for a project in Northern California that was a city in-fill project, with a zero lot line. Everything was extremely tight on the job, so they [...]

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