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Precast Concrete Installation precast concrete installation

The modernization of precast concrete has forever revolutionized the construction process. It has transformed a system that typically requires a significant amount of time, materials, labor and guesswork and made it a fast, efficient and cost saving procedure.   The precast installation process involves several key stages that work together to create quality structures quickly… Read More

Benefits of Precast Columns and Beams

With a wide array of practical applications that range from single family homes to multi-level apartment buildings and commercial structures, Precast Columns and Beams offer exceptional durability, flexibility and design options for a wide cross-section of construction projects.   There are several key benefits that come with using Precast Columns and Beams instead of their… Read More

Precast Concrete Finishes and Textures precast concrete finishes

For your vision to truly come to life, aesthetic versatility is essential. While precast concrete itself brings unparalleled strength, durability, resilience, and cost savings to any construction project, precast concrete finishes and textures allow aesthetic creativity to steal the show.   By combining color, exposure, texture, aggregate grade, and sand type, a custom finish gives… Read More

5 Advantages of Insulated Precast Wall Panels

With high versatility, rapid construction, and unparalleled energy efficiency, insulated precast wall panels, aka sandwich wall panels, have become increasingly popular in a number of building applications, including educational, residential, medical, retail, commercial, governmental, correctional, and industrial.   Along with nearly unlimited building potential, let’s take a look at the main advantages of insulated precast… Read More

7 Advantages of Precast Hollowcore Slabs

At Taracon Precast, we are dedicated to creating products unique to the construction world. This uniqueness manifests itself in a suite of benefits in structural quality, cost savings, safety, and more. One of our trademarks is the in-house manufacturing of precast hollowcore slabs. As the heroes of flooring, roofing, bridges, and mezzanine systems, there are… Read More

Precast Concrete 3D Rendering Technology

It’s safe to say that the pioneers of precast concrete would be impressed with the engineering and innovations in today’s industry. With strength as the foundation of initial precast design, today’s designs involve an entire suite of factors, including strength, energy efficiency, reinforcement, and resiliency. Precast concrete is a flexible material that can be made… Read More

Shining Light on Architectural Precast Concrete

Concrete. A beautiful solution of sand, rock, cement, and water. When mixed, poured, and cured properly, concrete serves as one of the world’s most sought-after building materials. In order to protect the process from uncontrollable and undesirable outside factors, companies began pre casting the concrete in controlled environments.   Since then, concrete products have drastically… Read More

How Controlled Curing Methods Increase Precast Concrete’s Strength & Durability

There is much more to concrete than simply mixing, pouring, and waiting for it to harden. For concrete to perform properly, it must be appropriately mixed, placed, and then cured in a controlled environment, especially during the early stages of hardening and hydration. Hydration: a chemical reaction in which cement’s main components form chemical bonds… Read More

7 Advantages of Precast Concrete 7 advantages of precast concrete

Made popular by its strength, durability, and aesthetic versatility, concrete is one of the most sought after construction materials in the world. However, just like any industry, the demand and need for better solutions is inevitable. Precast concrete has revolutionized the way contractor’s approach their concrete needs and solutions. Among the multitude of advantages of… Read More

Precast Concrete In Cold Weather precast concrete in cold weather

There is one harsh, yet unavoidable, reality the construction industry faces each year in our area: frigid winter conditions. Project schedules, construction quality, and employee safety are all negatively affected by the seemingly never-ending Midwest winter. Fortunately, due to the innovative capabilities of precast concrete in cold weather, contractors are now able to battle sub-zero… Read More