Jun 11, 2023
Precast concrete panels technology benefits and prices in Kenya
As Kenya grapples with a housing shortage, homeowners and developers seem to be
As Kenya grapples with a housing shortage, homeowners and developers seem to be turning to modern and new technologies to speed up construction projects. Precast concrete, which is slowly gaining popularity in the Kenyan market, is one such technology. Using precast concrete is a highly efficient and practical method of construction that makes construction buildings possible at a lower cost. So, how much do you know about precast concrete panels?
The demand for precast concrete houses in Kenya has increased massively in Kenya for the last few years. This is because the concrete panels used in constructing such houses are cost-effective and can be used on almost every type of building, including office buildings, apartment buildings, schools, hotels, dormitories, single-family homes, and townhouses.
A precast concrete wall panel is a construction product produced by casting concrete in a reusable form, cured in a controlled environment, and transported to the construction site.
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Building with precast concrete panels is an alternative to the brick walling system and does not require as much labour. The panels are made by casting concrete on a steel pallet in a factory plant and curing it in a regulated curing chamber. They are then shipped to a construction site using open trucks for installation.
Most Kenyans are now turning to precast concrete construction for various reasons. Some of the benefits of precast concrete panels include the following.
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Since everything has a downside, the precast concrete panel has a few disadvantages. They include:
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Precast concrete wall panels prices depend on the company you are buying from. The wall panels for popular companies, such as Global Precast Panels, go for about Ksh. 1350 per square meter, while the slabs retail at Ksh 4200 per square meter.
Precast concrete panels are construction products made by casting concrete in a reusable form and then cured in a controlled environment. Their demand has increased significantly in Kenya for the last few years for several reasons, such as being cost-effective and durable.
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Tuko.co.ke shared an article about steel companies in Kenya and their contacts. Several steel companies in Kenya are spread across major towns such as Mombasa, Nairobi, Kisumu, and Eldoret.
These companies employ several people in their various departments, significantly contributing to the country's growth. Kenya is a fast-growing country, thanks to its diversified industrial sector. For many years, the government of Kenya has allowed investors in the country, a move that has seen many companies crop up.
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Check your inbox to be the first to know the hottest newsAs Kenya grapples with a housing shortage, homeowners and developers seem to be turning to modern and new technologies to speed up construction projects. Precast concrete, which is slowly gaining popularity in the Kenyan market, is one such technology. Using precast concrete is a highly efficient and practical method of construction that makes construction buildings possible at a lower cost. So, how much do you know about precast concrete panels? Saves construction time Cost-effective Durability: Safe construction platform Quality assurance: Aesthetics: High initial investment Handling difficulties: Transportation cost Modification Sensitive connection works DISCLAIMER Subscribe to watch new videos