News, Tips, and Updates

News, Tips, and Updates

Gypsum – The Right Choice for Your Next Access Panel

Most buildings require access panels to be installed directly into walls near the utilities they support. An access panel is a small technical compartment that is commonly used to store plumbing components, circuit boxes, and electrical outlets. A well-designed access panel should be difficult to notice, creating a convenient opening while keeping to the wall’s […]

Where Has All the Gypsum Gone?

Over the past several years, gypsum – especially glassfiber reinforced gypsum (GFRG), has become a very popular material used in the construction business. Gypsum is fire resistant and environmentally friendly, and is a lightweight mineral that is viable in nearly any design, color, size, or shape a project needs. Glassfiber reinforced gypsum (GFRG) is also […]

The Many Architectural Styles of GFRC

Glass-fiber reinforced concrete, also referred to commonly as GFRC, is a modern construction material utilized for its strength and usefulness in a wide variety of different construction projects. A material that is known as much for its lightweight as its durability, GFRC also has the ability to mimic the look and feel of everything from […]

The Eco-Friendly Features of GFRG

Known commonly as GFRG or just GRG, glass-fiber reinforced gypsum is an industrial grade construction material and made out of a careful combination of glass fibers and gypsum. Glass fibers are a popular reinforcement material used to strengthen GFRG without adding unnecessary weight, while gypsum is a strong mineral made up of water, calcium and […]

How Does Architectural GFRC Save Money on a Project?

Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) has taken the architectural world by storm, and for a good reason. Not only does it provide unparalleled design flexibility and robustness, but it’s also a cost-saving powerhouse in the construction industry. How does architectural GFRC save money on a project? Let’s delve into the different vehicles for project cost […]

How Thin Can GFRC Veneers Be?

Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) is making waves in the architectural design industry. Known for its versatility, strength, and aesthetic appeal, it’s becoming the go-to material for innovative and creative applications. But one question that often arises is: How thin can GFRC veneers be, especially when used for aesthetic architectural projects? Let’s delve into this […]

The Shower Niche Statement: How to Do More with Your Bathroom

It is important when building or renovating a home to design ways to help it stand out. We often refer to these as “statement pieces,” such as an accent wall, a fireplace, pieces of artwork, or a rug that ties the room together. They are the first thing a person should notice when they enter […]

The Shower Niche: A Stylish Consideration for Hotels and Motels.

One of the defining factors of a great hotel room is how well it is able to utilize the minimal space the room is working with. It doesn’t matter what kind of room. All hotel rooms are working with limited space, with even suites having an allotted amount of square footage to work with. The […]

GFRC Friezes from GC Products

GFRC Frieze Design and Manufacturing from GC Products – The Leader in Architectural GFRC Architectural elements play a significant role in transforming the aesthetics of a building. One such element that adds a touch of elegance and sophistication is the GFRC frieze. GC Products manufactures architectural GFRC friezes for commercial properties throughout the United States […]

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