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Clay Building Materials – Advantages

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Clay Building Materials – Advantages
Simply more versatile – Whether for roof, façade, wall, terrace, public area or garden – clay tiles, bricks and pavers can be used in various ways. They are robust, have a proven lifespan of more than 100 years and retain their quality and value for generations.
Bricks, clay blocks, pavers and clay roof tiles are made from the natural resources clay and clayey mixtures and fired at high temperatures. The power of fire transforms the soil into ceramic products and strengthens the unique properties of bricks and tiles.
The continuous further development of technologies and products leads to a permanent improvement of key product properties. The results are optimal, complete solutions made of ceramic building materials for the entire building, which are architecturally versatile and beautiful, energy-efficient and sustainable – from the basement to the rooftop.
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Clay bricks and roof tiles are among the oldest building materials in the world and still extremely popular. This does not come as a surprise, because clay building materials are natural, versatile, durable and of stable value. Selecting the right building materials is a decision for life. A modern building must comply with numerous ecological and economic demands.
Wienerberger carefully select the raw materials used on their products and use state-of-the-art production facilities, guaranteeing products that give pleasure over generations.
Versatile-IconVersatile – Clay building materials can be used for a variety of applications. They can be used for walls, façades and roofs as well as for gardens, terraces and open spaces. Clay tiles and bricks can be used almost anywhere and for all architectural styles, whether for the construction of single family houses or apartment blocks, office or public buildings.
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Energy-efficient – Owing to their excellent insulation properties and their heat storage capacity clay building materials help to reduce the energy consumption of buildings.
Durability-IconDurable – Clay building materials are robust, stable and, as a result, especially durable; their lifespan is more than 100 years. Brick buildings, which have lasted for centuries, can be discovered all around the world. Buildings made of clay tiles and bricks are weather-resistant, earthquake-proof and fire-resistant.
Versatile-IconAesthetic – Clay bricks and tiles are aesthetic and versatile. Thanks to a wide range of available colours, shapes and surfaces, the number of possible designs and variations is almost unlimited. The colour spectrum ranges from super white to classic red to coal-black. Available variants include rough, smooth and glazed surfaces, elongated and wide formats. Roof tiles and facing bricks as well as pavers can be perfectly coordinated with one another.
Simple and Easy to Install IconEconomic – A solid building envelope made of brick can be constructed quickly and flexibly – this saves both time and money. Wind and weather, heat and frost are not able to damage clay building materials. As a result, maintenance and service costs are low. Owing to their favourableinsulation properties, clay building materials also help to save energy costs.
Ecological-IconNatural – Clay blocks, facing bricks and clay roof tiles as well as pavers are particularly sustainable and natural building materials because they consist of the natural raw materials clay and water. Bricks and tiles are absolutely free of pollutants and allergens and thus especially compatible with humans and nature.
High Future Value IconStable in value – Even after many years, buildings made of clay building materials retain their value – or it even increases. Owing to their durability, stability and special living quality, brick buildings and apartments are in great demand and achieve high resale values. Furthermore, bricks and tiles are easy-to-clean and low-maintenance.

 

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