Comparing Commercial Step Materials: Metal vs. Wood vs. Precast Concrete


When it comes to installing steps at a commercial facility or business, there are many material options to choose from, but which choice is right for you? Let's take a closer look at some of the most popular options and how they compare:  Metal Stairs Pros. Metal stairs are a common option for commercial stairs--they can be designed with lots ...

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Top 4 Reasons to Choose Precast Concrete for Your Next Ramp Project


When designing your next ramp project, have you considered precast concrete? Precast pedestrian ramps are ADA-compliant, anti-skid, and low maintenance, while precast loading dock ramps are pre-engineered and customizable by length, width, and height. Let's look at four additional reasons why you should consider precast concrete for your next loadi...

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Leesburg Concrete is Now a Licensed Manufacturer of the SlenderWall® Building System


New Manufacturing Facility Near Orlando is Ramping Up for ProductionLeesburg, FL, June 2, 2010 -- Leesburg Concrete, a leading manufacturer of precast concrete steps, ramps, and decking, as  well as metal guardrails and handrails, is pleased to announce that they have just entered a licensing agreement with Easi-Set® Industries to manufacture ...

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What Does Leesburg Concrete's Design Process Look Like?


 Which Is the Best Construction Solution for Your Classroom Project? Leesburg Concrete recognizes the importance of aesthetics in a building's design—so we make the process as efficient as possible while providing the opportunity for virtually limitless customization. The design process starts with an initial client consult during which we wor...

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Comparing Construction Solutions for Classroom Crowding in Florida


Portable trailers vs. precast concrete modular classrooms vs. traditional site-built construction School population and increasing class sizes have been issues in Florida for over two decades. Enrollment numbers increase each year, with nearly 17,000 new students entering the system in the 2019-2020 academic year. With lawmakers looking to reduce c...

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Three Budget Considerations for Classroom Construction in Florida


(This is the third in a three-part series. Read Part One and Part Two here.) There is a wide array of factors to consider when evaluating the economic viability of school construction options. Whether the expense is measured by cost per student station or gross square feet, three key areas to look at include: life-cycle costsmaintenance costsdurabi...

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What to Consider When Deciding on a Classroom Solution: Security


(This is the second in a three-part series. Read Part One and Part Three here.) Building and maintaining a secure campus can save lives, so it's crucial to be prepared ahead of a crisis situation. When evaluating classroom expansion options, consider two components of effective preparation: Make sure existing and new construction meets all safety s...

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Classroom Construction: School Life and Community Considerations


(This is the first in a three-part series. Read Part Two and Part Three here.) Campus construction affects various members of a community, each having a vested interest in the adjustments made to a school. School administrators seeking to comply with Florida-established limits on core class enrollment have a handful of options at their disposal: po...

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3 Benefits of Using Precast Concrete Stairs in Your Mobile Home Park


When it comes to mobile home steps, there are no shortage of material options - homeowners can select wood, fiberglass, or metal, among other materials. These materials require a lower investment on the front end, but maintenance and a short life cycle make these options more expensive than they initially appear. Pros. Metal stairs are a common opt...

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Comparing Portable Trailers & Precast Concrete Buildings [INFOGRAPHIC]


 Which Is the Best Construction Solution for Your Classroom Project? Portable trailers and precast concrete modular buildings are two main options to consider when evaluating classroom expansion solutions. The graphic below gives a quick overview of the pros and cons of each: Contact us to discuss the specific needs of your project and how we ...

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How Improving Facilities Can Cost-Effectively Transform a Community


Time and again research touts the role of beauty in community satisfaction. The study City Beautiful notes, "'Beautiful cities' disproportionately attracted highly educated individuals and experienced faster housing price appreciation... Rents, incomes, and educational attainment increased faster in such 'beautiful neighborhoods'". Part of what goe...

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Three Funding Options to Consider When Purchasing a Portable Classroom


 Adding to a campus serves the goal of class size reduction, but what about funding? The three most popular classroom expansion options, on-site construction, precast concrete modular classrooms, and portable trailers, appear to descend from most expensive to least expensive. However, there are additional costs to consider when weighing your o...

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