Are there any building limitations
when building a concrete home?
- The possibilities are limitless.
Concrete can create any shape or size home you can
imagine. Because concrete takes any shape or form, it
can create an unlimited variety of curves and angles.
Concrete’s strength can be used to create large open
spaces – offering total flexibility in designing your
home’s floor plan.
- Timeless designs are available
with concrete homes. Whether a Victorian gingerbread
home or a Colonial mansion, concrete homes are quiet,
easy to maintain and safe from fire, hurricanes,
termites and wood rot. Concrete also can be used to
create classic, low maintenance floors with patterns
similar to classic stonework but with a look all their
- Should your tastes lean toward
traditional or contemporary, the strength and
flexibility of concrete can create a home that looks
like the 21st Century and, with minimum
maintenance, will hold its beauty and value throughout
the next century.
What types of Concrete Homes are
available in my area?
- Insulating concrete forms,
concrete masonry, aerated concrete, tilt-up concrete,
and pre-cast concrete. All of these systems share the
same basic virtues of concrete – strength, durability,
low maintenance, and energy efficiency. Which concrete
building technique is right for you depends on the labor
force and predominant building practices in your area.
Elm Construction has specialized in custom home
construction since 1991. You, the homeowner, make the
choices. Our goal is to provide the professional
guidance that will allow you to have confidence in those
choices. Whatever your choice, you can rest assured
that your beautiful concrete home will be safer, energy
efficient, quiet, healthy, cost effective, and easy to