Are Superior Walls expensive?
Are Superior Walls expensive?
You might have heard that Superior Walls cost more than poured concrete. While pricing varies from state to state, in most cases the costs are comparable, mostly due to the reduced labor costs with precast concrete.
Is Superior Walls better than poured concrete?
We know you’re probably very familiar with pour-in-place concrete foundations and you might not know much about all this precast, prefab concrete business. But Superior Walls products give builders better value than pour-in-place foundations for about the same full cycle price.
What are two advantages of the basement with Superior Walls?
Some of the Great benefits of Superior Walls are:
- They are Dry. Superior Walls’ special 5,000+ psi concrete mix is moisture resistant.
- They are Warm.
- They are Smart.
- They are Superior.
What is superior wall foundation system?
What are Superior Walls? Superior Walls feature patented, insulated, precast concrete wall panels that are formed in a factory-controlled setting and delivered to the new home job site, where the panels are lifted into position with a crane and carefully bolted together and sealed.
What is the average cost for Superior Walls?
Superior Walls cost $17,995.70. This price is equivalent to a traditional built wall. It might even be cheaper once you add the money that was saved on time.
Are superior walls better than block?
In the words of SWA literature, “Ten times stronger than a block foundation, the Superior Walls System is guaranteed to prevent water infiltration and moisture build-up.
Do Superior Walls need waterproofing?
Pre-insulated with DOW Styrofoam and sealed with Bostik Chem-Caulk, Superior Walls are manufactured to National Standards and recognized Building Codes with 5,000 psi concrete. This eliminates the need for additional waterproofing or tarring.
Can you drill through superior walls?
Use a masonry hole saw or a hammer drill with a small bit (to drill a series of holes around the perimeter of the hole). NOTE: Space the hole to avoid the concrete studs in the Superior Walls panel. Code Official may require a ‘relieving arch’ around the pipe.
What do superior walls cost?
How are superior walls installed?
PRECAST FOUNDATION DELIVERY & INSTALLATION A Superior Walls project can typically be installed in just hours, not weeks. Wall panels are set in place by crane and secured together by trained crews; laser-leveled to be plumb, level, and square. Joints are sealed tightly and permanently with special adhesive sealant.
Do I need a vapor barrier with Superior Walls?
The concrete used in the Superior Walls wall systems provides protection against freeze/thaw cycles and water vapor transmission. The urethane sealant used between panels provides superior protection against water penetration. Therefore, no additional damp-proofing materials are required. No Vapor barrier required.
Can you stack Superior Walls?
Superior Walls above grade panels can be used in conjunction with foundation panels and stacked to create multiple stories as a part of a complete wall system building solution.
Why choose Superior Walls Foundation systems?
Superior Walls foundation systems meet code requirements efficiently and affordably while offering increased living space, lower energy costs, higher home value, and design flexibility. Superior Walls basements are dry, warm, and quiet.
Where is superior walls available?
Loading Map… Superior Walls is expanding throughout the US and Canada. Licensee and Manufacturing opportunities are available in select regions. Good News Canada! Superior Walls is now available in Canada.
What is Xi plus superior walls system?
Based upon the proven design of the Xi Wall System, the Xi Plus Superior Walls system brings many exciting additional features for selective builders and homeowners. Above Grade wall systems bring the strength and energy efficiency of a Superior Walls foundation to your above grade building applications.
Why choose Superior Walls precast concrete?
Superior Walls precast concrete foundations are the best solution for architects, builders and home buyers looking for an energy efficient, quality-controlled, and certified installed precast concrete product. Watch homeowners and home building industry professionals discuss their experiences with Superior Walls foundation systems.