WELLS BLOG

A Change for the Architectural Certification Program in the Precast Industry

Posted on November 25, 2020

Posted by Ryan Stroschein

Over the last couple years, the Precast Concrete Institute (PCI) set out to modify the Architectural Certification Program to develop a... Read more »

What Can Precast do that Cast-in-Place Cannot?

Posted on November 18, 2020

Posted by Dustin Jones, P.E.

Precast concrete is simply concrete that is not cast in its final position, hence, pre-cast. It is cast in a reusable mold and is typically cured... Read more »

Precast vs Timber

Posted on November 12, 2020

Posted by Art Macaw

There is a growing trend in multi-family residential construction to use wood as an alternative to precast concrete. The primary reason for this... Read more »

What is Efflorescence?

Posted on November 4, 2020

Posted by Steve Kloos

As summer left in a hurry, we skipped fall, and landed straight into winter. As we go through these different climates during curing process your... Read more »

Thin Brick precast panels – a fad on the rise!

Posted on November 2, 2020

Posted by Curt Gear

As many of you in the design community are getting more and more familiar with some of the new façade options for arch precast panels you are... Read more »

Rising to the Challenge

Posted on November 2, 2020

Posted by Jesse Hiller

Earlier this year, Wells Concrete was awarded the Franklin Light Rail Maintenance Facility addition in Minneapolis with general contractor, LS... Read more »

How It’s Made: Architectural Concrete Finishes

Posted on November 2, 2020

Posted by Jace Rossow

Architectural precast concrete wall panels provide one of the most versatile exterior architectural products available to the market. Using... Read more »

Procedure for Determining Fire Ratings for Precast Structures

Posted on November 2, 2020

Posted by Dan Parker

Often times we get asked about the fire rating for a total precast structure that incorporates precast double tees.  In this blog I will walk you... Read more »