Masonry vs. Tilt-Up Construction

Building Systems Compared: Masonry vs. Tilt-Up Construction

When it comes to two trusted construction methods, which is right for your project?

There are many options when it comes to building a structure – masonry and tilt-up construction are two of the most common. Masonry is quite popular, and it has been around for centuries, dating all the way back to the 4th millennium. Tilt-up has been around for more than 100 years and is growing in popularity each year. When comparing tilt-up vs. masonry, which one is right for your project?

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Tilt Wall Ontario Set to Exhibit at The Buildings Show 2019!

Attendees can visit booth #8227 in the North Building to learn about the versatility of tilt-up construction.

Tilt Wall Ontario Inc. will exhibit at the 2019 installment of The Buildings Show, which takes place December 4-6 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The Buildings Show is North America’s largest expo serving the design, construction and property management communities. During the event, an estimated 30,000 attendees will learn about the latest developments in various aspects of building, and representatives from Tilt Wall will be on hand to discuss the advantages of using tilt-up construction.

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Creative Building Options & Finishes with Tilt-Up Contruction

Creative Building Options and Finishes with Tilt-Up Construction

From panel shapes, sizes, and finishes to one-of-a-kind features, tilt-up construction unlocks a world of design possibility.

Tilt-up construction is often chosen for its many advantages over more traditional methods of building. It’s more cost-effective than cast-in-place concrete, it’s faster to install, and it produces less waste. But in addition to being more economical, tilt-up construction is also extremely versatile, opening up a world of possibility when it comes to design.

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Tilt-Up and Steel Construction A Proven Framework for Warehousing Structures - Tilt Wall Ontario Inc

Tilt-Up and Steel Construction: A Proven Framework for Warehousing Structures

Steel construction has been a traditional and respected building method for many years in Ontario and it is one of the main competitors for the Tilt-Up and Precast Industries. But the use of steel in construction is not necessarily exclusive of concrete or blocks.

In larger or more sophisticated projects, various raw materials and construction methods are frequently used together. In fact, steel, concrete and tilt-up construction can be used together to provide the best quality and value.

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Ontario's First Affordable Housing Tilt-Up Project

Why Developers Choose Tilt-Up Construction for Multi-Story Residential Buildings

You drive by a residential construction project, and you notice something you haven’t seen before. Construction workers are building the walls for the residential structure on the ground. After all the walls are completed, the workers tilt the walls into place, before finishing the outside of the project by installing the roof.

Welcome to tilt-up construction, which offers developers several reasons to opt for the residential construction method.

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Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings VS Tilt-Up Construction

Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings VS Tilt-Up Construction

Should your next building project feature a pre-engineered steel building or one made using tilt-up construction?

Pre-engineered buildings, of course, are known for their speed of construction and low initial cost. And buildings made with tilt-up construction are economical to build and are attractive to developers seeking investment-grade properties.

But which option is best for you? Consider these four factors before making your decision.
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5 Ways To Improve Construction Safety During The Winter Months - Tilt Wall Ontario

5 Ways To Improve Construction Safety During The Winter Months

The bad news is that winter is a high-risk time for construction workers.

In the US in 2014, there were 42,480 workplace injuries and illnesses involving ice, sleet or snow that required at least one day away from work to recuperate. If you consider that winter lasts roughly four months (November through February), this means there were 10,620 injuries or illnesses a month, or 354 a day.

The good news is that many winter-related workplace injuries and illnesses can be prevented. Here are five steps you can take at your job sites to improve your winter safety performance.

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Tilt-Up Construction The Past, The Present, And The Future - Tilt Wall Ontario Inc.

Tilt-Up Construction: The Past, The Present, And The Future

Tilt-Up Concrete Construction is a proven method for building warehouses, office buildings, retail buildings, homes, and much more. But where did this innovative building method come from? And how does the future of tilt-up looks like? In this article, we take a deeper look into the past, the present, and the future of Tilt-Up Construction.
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