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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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Why Should You Use GFRC Balustrades at Your Commercial Property?

Why Should You Use GFRC Balustrades at Your Commercial Property? 150 150 gcproductsinc

A balustrade is an architectural feature that turns a handrail or stair rail into a source of beauty and grandeur. They are a great way to bring historical elegance to a property, but can also be reinterpreted for modern design. In addition to the aesthetic element, balustrades also serve a safety purpose by helping people…

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Cost Savings Possible with GFRC Cladding

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There are many reasons why commercial properties choose GFRC panels for cladding on their properties. They are one of the most attractive exterior design elements with options to create panels in a range of different textures and colors to fit them with any architectural style. GFRC cladding is waterproof, durable, fireproof, and lasts for decades.…

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Where Should You Use a GFRG Ceiling Vault in Modern Architecture?

Where Should You Use a GFRG Ceiling Vault in Modern Architecture? 150 150 gcproductsinc

Ceiling vaults, including domes, barrel vaults, and gothic vaults, have been a part of architecture since early empires. Often associated with temples and churches, they are most common in grand and historic properties. But despite their long history, vaults still have an important place in more modern architectural design, especially when using more modern materials…

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How GFRG Light Coves Can Transform Your Property

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Every property needs lighting in interior spaces. The primary purpose is often to increase visibility, but the lighting options you choose also play a large role in the aesthetics of your property, and one of the most aesthetic forms of interior lighting is cove lighting. GFRG cove lighting uses a ledge crafted from GFRG mounted…

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Safety Requirements for Commercial Access Panels

Safety Requirements for Commercial Access Panels 150 150 gcproductsinc

Access panels provide easy access to some of your building’s most important systems, such as electrical, ductwork, plumbing, and communications for the purposes of repairs, upgrades, cleaning, and also safety. One of the main benefits of an access panel is that it enables you to gain access to interior components quickly when rapid action is…

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