Construction of New Concrete Plant in Columbia South Carolina

Columbia South Carolina Concrete

  For Immediate Release Contact: Sharon Benzenberg sbenzenberg@knightscompanies.com     Knight’s Companies Bringing More Jobs to Columbia, SC Certificate of new occupancy received for third concrete plant Summerville, SC (February 13, 2019) – Earlier this month, Knight’s Companies was awarded a certificate of new occupancy for their third concrete plant at 1320 Pineview Rd. in…

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The Benefits of Using Precast Concrete Structures

precast concrete structure

Over the years, there have been many developments in the way construction projects are completed. One of these developments has come in the form of a much more efficient way to produce concrete forms for large-scale building projects. Precast concrete structures are manufactured in a controlled casting environment, allowing for higher quality control and better…

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Knights Companies Earns Industry Recognition

Precast Concrete Exhibition

Knight’s Precast of Summerville, SC has been honored for 10 consecutive years in the National Precast Concrete Association’s plant certification program. The company was recognized on Feb. 22 in Denver during The Precast Show 2018. “We are very proud of this 10-year milestone and the entire Precast team,” said Pete Knight, President of Knight’s Companies.…

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Different Uses for Concrete

different uses for concrete

Concrete has been used for countless types of construction throughout the years. Its uses are prolific, and variations of concrete date all the way back to ancient civilizations. Today, concrete is used all around us. From urban areas to rural communities and all the suburban neighborhoods in between, construction companies use it for businesses, homes,…

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How Flooding Affects Concrete

Flooding and concrete

Living near the coast means hurricane season can be one of the most dangerous times of the year. Many of our homes and buildings are also built below sea-level, so with rising tides and brutal storms comes the unstoppable threat of flooding. Flooding has been a huge issue in the South Carolina Lowcountry for the…

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What Is Colored Concrete?

Colored Concrete

Colored concrete, also known as decorative concrete, allows traditional grey concrete to be stained and dyed different colors. Concrete has been colored as far back as the early 1900s and was primarily used by companies who made precast structures for building facades. Today, it can be used to create unique designs, break up large paved…

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The Difference Between Cement and Concrete

Ready mix concrete being poured

There is a misconception that concrete and cement are interchangeable terms for the same substance, but that could not be farther from the truth. We use both every day, in our houses, roads, and workplaces, but their differences are hardly ever considered. Simply put, cement is an ingredient of concrete and makes up around 10…

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Knight’s Hosts Safety & Leadership Conference

Leadership & Safety Conference

Summerville, SC – April 16, 2018 – Knight’s Companies hosted a Leadership & Safety Meeting last week for all its divisions. We heard from Will Muschamp, Head Football Coach of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, Danny Ford, Former Head Football Coach of the Clemson University Tigers, and Bob McCall, President of Inspire High Performance,…

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What to Do With Cracks in Concrete

crack in concrete

Cracks are one of the biggest problems for those who use concrete slabs and products. While cracks aren’t always an indication of structural insecurity, they can pose some serious safety problems. It’s important to understand why concrete cracks so that you can easily prevent it and know how to fix them if you need to.…

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