Category : Building Materials

Building materials provides information on various construction materials, their properties and applications in building construction.

Why is Timber Construction Popular in 21st Century?

Timber is a favorite construction material from the historic time and now, one of the favorite construction material of the future. Timber construction material when compared with other construction material gain:High Insulation property The carbon-dioxide emission is less Highly sustainable materialSustainability is ...

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Uses of Cement

There are different uses of cement such as to make cement mortar, cement concrete which are used in construction of various types of masonry and concrete structures. These uses of cement are discussed in detail. Uses of Cement Following are ...

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Extruded and Wood Mold Bricks for Residential Construction

Extrusion and Molding are the main two means by which the bricks are manufactured. The bricks produced by each method have similar characteristics but have differences that are noticeable. Extruded Brick in Residential Construction The main composition of bricks is clay or ...

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Asphalt Shingles as Roofing Material and its Types

The manufacture of asphalt roofing materials has been undergone from the 1890s. Today asphalt shingles cover 70 to 80 percent of the roofs in united states. It has now spread to different part of the world. The asphalt roof shingles are ...

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