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Why Consider Prefab Architectural Elements for Your Build

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With new technology, many of the decorative and functional elements you have on both the interior and exterior of your property can now be made off site and shipped to you, ready for installation and finishing. GFRC and GFRG are two of the leading materials for these prefab elements and ideal for the fabrication of…

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Top Applications for GFRC

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GFRC offers many benefits over precast concrete and cast stone still being waterproof, durable, and moldable into a wide range of shapes. GFRC is capable of replacing precast stone in almost any instance, yet there are certain situations where GFRC is the premier architectural material to use for certain elements or in certain situations. Best…

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Benefit of Offsite Construction with GFRC and GFRG Architectural Elements

Benefit of Offsite Construction with GFRC and GFRG Architectural Elements 150 150 gcproductsinc

When you use GFRC or GFRG architectural elements in construction, most of the construction work can happen off site, allowing on site work to focus largely on putting elements into place and handling various finishing touches. This has a range of different benefits in construction and can be extremely advantageous in commercial properties. Advantages of…

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Bathroom Renovation Checklist

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Redoing your bathroom is a great way to update the space to give you a more functional bathroom that better matches your tastes and needs. Depending on how much of a renovation you are doing, you have a lot of decisions to make about what your new bathroom will look like and which options you…

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How to Hide an Access Panel

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Access panels are necessary for every commercial property to conceal and provide easy access to different systems but they are usually not attractive elements of a property. Many property owners prefer to conceal their access panels to avoid them detracting from interior aesthetic. Fortunately, access panels can be relatively easy to conceal with the following…

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Appearance Benefits of GFRC Over Precast

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At GC Products, we often talk about all of the benefits that glass fiber reinforced concrete offers for architectural elements. Its strength, its light weight, its easy installation, and the affordable cost make it a top material for a wide range of projects. But there are also several additional benefits to GFRC that promote better…

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Characteristics of Glass Fibers in Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Characteristics of Glass Fibers in Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete 150 150 gcproductsinc

Glass fiber reinforced concrete is an extremely strong architectural material. This strength comes from the addition of alkali-resistant glass fibers that are interspersed in a concrete mixture. After the concrete cures, the glass fibers serve the purpose of internal support for the concrete element, yielding an architectural feature that has improved tensile strength, impact strength,…

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How to Plan for Your GFRC Shower Niche

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Installing a shower niche is one of the best upgrades you can make to your bathroom. Not only will it be more functional, giving you convenient storage for all of your toiletries, but it will add beauty and value to your bathroom, all while being a relatively simple upgrade to make, particularly when you are…

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Ideas for GFRC Cupolas

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Cupolas ads are an architectural feature that consists of a small, enclosed structure atop a roofline. They exist in a variety of different architectural types, from classical Greco-Roman to Gothic to Spanish missionary style, all rendered with their own unique looks.  Cupolas have historically served different purposes, such as providing ventilation for attic spaces or…

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Why Use GFRC Bollard Covers?

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Bollards can be both a safety and security measure at properties. They designate walkways and prevent cars from entering pedestrian areas. For security purposes, they can limit access to certain vehicles.  But in order to be effective, many bollards are crafted from steel or concrete which often do not match the exterior finishing on your…

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