Concrete Block Construction uses concrete blocks. This type of construction has led to many things we take for granted everyday. Concrete walls, floors, ceilings and fences all contain some form of concrete blocks.
Here are some advantages to think about when choosing to build or use concrete blocks.
Concrete is fire resistant. This is a wonderful feature to have. Should anything catch fire, the concrete will not.
Concrete blocks are also weather resistant. This means they hold up very well against extreme weather, destructive UV radiation and heavy storms.
Insects can’t infiltrate concrete blocks. This resistance to insects can save you thousands in repair costs. No insect can destroy a hard concrete block. Even termites can’t eat through it.
Concrete blocks are better for you health. Mildew, fungi and bacteria can build up in between wood walls and rot it. These bacteria are harmful if exposed over long periods of time. Concrete blocks do not have this problem.
Low maintenance! Compared to other building materials, there is almost no maintenance. Once set in place, concrete blocks stay until they are removed. With the help of concrete stain sealer, they stay clean for years.
When building with concrete blocks you reduce your utility expenditures. Concrete blocks used with newer insulation systems’, stores more heat in the winter and less in the summer to provide you with a nice warm home when needed, and cooler home in the heat and in turn results in lower monthly bills as you don’t need to over heat in the winter or over cool in the summer.
All in all there are several benefits to using concrete blocks are you choice. In the end, everyone wants a high quality, low maintenance home and that’s exactly what you get when you choose concrete blocks.