Precast Concrete Steps Built to Survive Winter Elements


Alfred, Maine - The Step Guys, a division of The George R. Roberts Company, the region's leading provider of precast concrete products and precast steps, today announced that their products are holding up well to the winter of 2010-11. Precast steps manufactured by The Step Guys products are available for delivery and installation in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts directly from The Step Guys or from authorized resellers such as Cape Cod Step (West Barnstable, MA) or Flagg Palmer Precast (Auburn, MA)

"One piece or "monolithic construction" is a tremendous advantage in precast steps because there is no possibility for snow or ice to intrude into the step and compromise its' strength and longevity which can occur with steps made from wood or masonry brick steps," says Step Guys sales manager Brian Brown.

In winter, precast steps should be shoveled or swept to be kept free of snow but the accumulation and melting of snow and ice will not harm them. Sand may be applied to add traction. Salt should not be used on precast steps as it may cause spalling and pop-outs. The use of deicing compounds deemed to be safe by their manufacturers for use on quality precast steps still subject the concrete to many more freezing and thawing cycles than would occur naturally. Deicer use on precast steps should be kept to a minimum and any deicer residue left on the precast steps should be immediately shoveled or swept off the precast steps once the ice has melted. It is best to avoid the use of any deicers when the steps are less than 1 year old.

About The Step Guys
The Step Guys have an impeccable reputation for top-notch service and reliability and the company stands by every claim it makes. The Step Guys prices are extremely competitive and include professional installation by a fully trained step installer. The Step Guys stand by their quality, workmanship, standards, and materials with a warranty that is unsurpassed in the industry. Along the way, we have learned that the only way to succeed in this incredibly exciting industry is to do what you do to the best of your ability for the benefit of your customers. We have the steps you want at a price you will love.

For more information on round precast concrete steps that look like granite, please visit us on the Web at www.stepguys.com or reach us by phone at 888-433-6010. Contact: Brian Brown, sales manager.

Contact information:
The Step Guys
Brian Brown
192 Biddeford Road,

Post Office Box 127
Alfred Maine 04002
Ph: 888-433-6010

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