Tilt-up wall construction: A strong choice for hurricane-prone areas

08/14/2013 | Daytona Beach News-Journal (Fla.), The

Niki Teta is building a warehouse facility in Daytona Beach, Fla., and he opted to use tilt-up concrete wall construction because it saves time and is more durable than block and masonry, according to this article. "I know what block is and how easy it is to break through. I want durable. My big thing with this project -- I’m thinking hurricane seasons. A two-by-four can penetrate block but splinters when it hits these walls," Teta said. "And for insurance reasons, it should be cheaper too."

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