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Weather friendly construction materials

There are different building construction materials used for different climates. There are likewise building and construction materials which are considered as round the year material.

ROCKS AND BRICKS AS CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

Rocks and bricks are solid construction materials which can withstand strong typhoons and tidal waves and tsunamis for houses near the open seas and oceans. In the northern part of the Philippines where it faces an open sea, an island is predominantly filled with houses built by rocks and resembles like an igloo. The rock materials serve as their protection from strong typhoons which may pass their island at any time of the year.

Bricks are also considered one of the sturdiest construction materials, which can be considered as an all weather proof building base. Known to have been made from clay, the brick’s solid nature is often used to protect homes from strong winds and rains. In ancient historical architectural designs, it often depicts a solid constructed structure made out of combination of bricks and stones. Take for example the ancient churches around the world which is still standing now and built ages ago, majority of its structure base are from rocks, stones and bricks.

ANOTHER CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS-HAYS, GRASSES AND NATURAL LEAVES


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Believe it or not, most resorts in tropical countries, utilizes, hays, grasses and natural leaves as walls, roofs and shades. Due to its hot and warm climate, the use of natural leaves come in handy s as to attract more air inside the house. Concrete building construction materials blocks directly hinder air to get through the roofs. And also through the walls of house structures. The use of natural big leaves allows the air to sip through to create coolness. Due to the softness in nature of these materials. These are supported by hard wood, metals and steels. Concrete cements to enforce strength for protection.

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HARD METALS, STEELS AND ALUMINUMS

Metals, steels and aluminum are hard elements. We use such materials in roofing for an all-weather condition. Also use in roofings, trusses and casement windows. Manytimes these materials, we use to insulating any home for extreme weather conditions. Such as extreme heat during summer and extreme coldness during winters. At the same time while building construction base. We often see these materials as having the best security feature. Because its hard to break, cut and mutilate. Thus, apart from being all weather materials, they’re also materials for security and safety.

SOLID CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS-REINFORCING BARS AND CONCRETE SLABS

Homes are spaces to protect us from harm.Be it from natural calamities and disasters or from man-made situations. Either of the 2 , you should built your home properly to wither all weather . Thus the presence or utilization of deformed bars to reinforce concrete structures we need ample support to maintain structure. Concrete slabs, on the other hand, we use to support the weight of all objects, equipment and even individuals living under one roof. The concrete slabs serve as a protection from direct contact with the soil.

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