Most of us nowadays prefer to use Concrete as the main foundation of our houses. We can say that this is the most common material being used to build houses. Concrete is also flexible in terms of combining with other materials such as glass, wood, bricks etc. Concrete is a composite material composed mainly of water, aggregate, and cement making this thick and strong. Let’s find out some advantages and disadvantages of Concrete houses that you can consider when building your own house.
-Concrete Houses are better if you are in a place that is commonly visited by tornados, earthquakes, and hurricanes because concrete has a strong foundation and it’s weight is heavy making it stick to the ground.
Concrete houses are also cheaper than any other type of houses such as woods, bricks and glass and this is one of the reasons why it is common.
Most of the blocks are also environmental friendly because are made from sustainable materials that are recycled.
Concrete Houses is not prone to damages because of its composition and strength.
Blocks are not good insulators making the house colder for cool places and warmer for warm place. Besides, block is not vulnerable to fire, mold and termites.
Knowing the disadvantages of your house can help you in choosing the right house for you.
Always consider the place, climate, natural calamities, budget and other things that may affect your house. Just a helpful tip, it’s good to have a house 3Drender before building the house to know what things to change.