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Advantages of Building Houses Using Bricks Shelter has always been a basic need to humanity ever since the dawn of time. For centuries man has been constructing houses which has led to many technological advancements in the construction industry. One of the oldest building materials which has been in use for many centuries is bricks. Bricks have however lost popularity in the construction industry due to the higher costs involved and also the amount of time it takes to build. Many people today prefer to use prefabricated walls, wood panels along with other modern walling materials available today. Lots of people don’t know about the many benefits building your home with bricks has. The following are a few of those benefits. Brick houses generally last much longer in comparison to other building materials. A lot of brick homes that were constructed many decades ago are still in good condition today. The strength of the bricks allows them to stand up to the elements. For example studies show that houses constructed using bricks suffer from less destruction in the event of storms. Individuals living in storm prone areas tend to build their homes with bricks. In addition, bricks are made from clay which is non-combustible and will not only resist burning in the event of a fire but can also help contain a fire in one room. Another advantage of building with bricks is that they are also cost effective. The initial construction cost may be higher than other materials but a brick home will have lower maintenance costs. For the first 25 years, brick homes require very little maintenance as compared to other materials like wood which may rot, break or get eaten by termites. Brick houses are also charged lower insurance premiums than other materials due to their resilience. Brick houses also have a higher resale value in comparison to other building materials.
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Brick homes can also help to regulate temperature inside the house. Bricks have great thermal mass which means it takes longer for heat to travel through bricks. This means that during hot days a brick home will stay cool and during cold winter days, the bricks will keep the heat in the house for longer making it warm. This will help you avoid having to rely on artificial heating and cooling which helps you save on your energy bill.
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Finally, bricks are the most sustainable and eco-friendly building material. Bricks are made from naturally occurring clay and shale which are some of the most abundant materials on earth. Bricks can also be recycled by crushing them and using them for other projects such as landscaping. This means that there is minimal waste when using bricks. The process of manufacturing bricks is also environmentally friendly since the kilns are heated using ecofriendly materials.