ICC-500 Storm Shelters

Posted on October 30, 2020

Posted by Ryan Garden

Generally speaking, code changes require slightly modifying engineering procedures, policies, or methodology. One recent code change has not... Read more »

What happens when pre-stressed strand is cut in a finished piece of concrete?

Posted on September 24, 2020

Posted by Dustin Jones, P.E.

To understand what happens to a pre-stressed strand once it is cut in concrete, one must first understand its purpose.  Concrete is very strong in... Read more »

What are the minimum requirements for joints between precast products?

Posted on September 24, 2020

Posted by Dustin Jones, P.E.

What is a joint? A joint is an intentional space that typically creates a tolerance for clearance between adjacent construction elements and... Read more »

Painting or Coating?

Posted on September 24, 2020

Posted by Rick Girard

Are you painting concrete or are you coating concrete? Painting implies a finish thickness of 2 to 4 millimeters, while coating implies a... Read more »

Best Value: the Low Price is not always the Right Price

Posted on September 23, 2020

Posted by Scott Monzelowsky

When deciding on which precast subcontractor to use it is not only the low number that needs consideration, it is the overall best value provided... Read more »

Graphic Concrete Technology

Posted on September 17, 2020

Posted by Scott Monzelowsky

Throughout the past few years Wells Concrete has been perfecting their architectural capabilities and also expanding their product line to stay... Read more »

Architectural Precast Samples/Mockups Processes

Posted on September 17, 2020

Posted by Rick Ostgard

Architectural Precast aesthetic appearance is virtually unlimited by varying and combining aggregates, sands, color additives, cement color,... Read more »

A One Stop Shop from Concept to Completion

Posted on September 14, 2020

Posted by Jesse Hiller

When you are looking for a partner to help design-build your next building, we are ready to assist you from concept to completion.  Our in-house... Read more »