Concrete can play a vital role in providing stronger homes, businesses, and communities. Build with concrete and enjoy peace of mind knowing you are providing unsurpassed safety for the building’s occupants. Concrete structural systems have an inherent staying power unmatched by lighter weight, less robust, conventional systems. Hardened concrete finishes give the outside better damage resistance as well.
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The Advantage of Weight and Mass
Concrete is heavier than other construction systems. This makes it much better at resisting uplift and overturning forces
of wind, and the lateral and uplifting forces of water. Solid concrete walls resist racking stresses, helping to more easily stiffen a building.