Precast concrete bases
Perma-Columns® are five foot ICC-ES certified precast concrete columns that keep wood out of the ground, ensuring your buildings foundation will never rot. They are the first product to combined the economy of post frame construction with a durability of a concrete foundation.
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Certified by the International Code Council (ICC)
Allows for quicker permitting and approvals
Simple installation (No waiting on concrete trucks.)
Can be used with a standard wood column
No treated wood in the ground, so no more rot!
The wood column is attached to a “U” shaped steel bracket that is robotically welded to a steel reinforcement that runs the entire length of the column.
All steel is a premium high strength alloy purchased in the U.S.A.
Three times the strength of standard concrete.
A corrosion inhibitor protects the rebar reinforcement from rusting.
A final admixture is added to give freeze and thaw protection.
Our special mix guarantees a lifetime of durability.
NO FIELD ASSEMBLY REQUIRED
Our Complete Assembled Columns gives builders “The best of both worlds”.
An engineered precast column base using the latest in SCC precasting technology to provide three times the strength of standard concrete. The technology incorporated in our special mix guarantees a lifetime of durability.
A pre-engineered GLU-LAMINATED Wood Column is attached to a “U” shaped steel bracket made of 1/4” steel with #5 grade 1/2” thru-bolts and 1/4” lags. This bracket is robotically welded to steel re-bar reinforcement that runs the entire length of the concrete column. All exposed steel is of a premium high strength alloy purchased domestically and coated with a durable powder coat finish.
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Guaranteed for generations
Get the most out of your investment. Perma-Column precast concrete columns and deck posts are engineered to protect the structural integrity of your building or deck for generations—guaranteed. The lasting durability of precast concrete makes Perma-Column a permanent solution, one that is backed by a lifetime limited warranty.
Guaranteed for generations
Get the most out of your investment. Perma-Column® precast concrete columns and deck posts are engineered to protect the structural integrity of your building or deck for generations—guaranteed. The lasting durability of precast concrete makes Perma-Column® a permanent solution, one that is backed by a lifetime limited warranty.
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Are they strong enough?
Perma-Columns® have been extensively tested by both Wisconsin and Purdue university. In comparative strengths, Perma-Columns® have proven to outperform the industry standard for wood columns. As a general rule of thumb, Perma-Columns® are as strong as the wood they are replacing.
Engineered to last
Perma-Column® uses the latest in SCC precasting technology. We use microfibers to add shock resistance and durability and microsilica to enhance flexural/compressive strength and erosion resistance. A corrosion inhibitor protects the rebar reinforcement from rusting, and a final admixture is added for freeze and thaw protection. Our proprietary powder coat has been tested to exceed 2,500 salt spray hours. Our patented design guarantees a lifetime of durability. All the steel we use is premium, high-strength alloy purchased in the U.S.
The green alternative
Perma-Column® precast concrete columns are the environmentally friendly solution for post-frame foundations. Our products are made from 100 percent recycled materials and contain no toxic chemicals. They keep treated wood out of the ground, preventing harmful chemicals from leaching into the surrounding soil. The extended service life of Perma-Column® maximizes the use of resources.