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Types of Building Materials

With blueprints for a new home, you don't worry about insulation or decor. First, you consider what building materials to use. There are many options to choose from. If you are constructing a house, the following information will be helpful in purchasing supplies from a materials merchant.

  • Concrete – A combination of aggregate and a binder, usually cement. While it dries as hard as stone, concrete actually has a low tensile strength so it is reinforced when used in construction.
  • Brick – The second material we will discuss is brick, a ceramic block used in construction in combination with mortar. It is considered one of the longest lasting and strongest products for homebuilding.
  • Vinyl – Manufactured from mainly polyvinyl chloride, this plastic product is used on the exterior of a building for decoration as well as waterproofing. It has been used on houses since the late ‘50s, but the new emerging Green movement is voicing concern about the issues in making and disposing of this material.
  • Reclaimed Lumber – This is one of the best Green materials available on the market. Reclaimed lumber is wood that is taken from the walls of condemned or abandoned buildings and used in a new construction. Because of the nature of the lumber, the stock you will find depends on the size of the building that was torn down.
  • Bamboo – This product can be used for almost anything from cabinetry and flooring to constructing an entire house. It is considered a sustainable material because the plant can quickly replenish the amount that was lost during harvest time. In fact, some varieties can grow more than 39 inches a day.
  • Cork - Another green material, this is made out of the bark of trees. This means that no trees have to be cut down to produce this textile.
    North American Building Material
    Chicago, IL 60611
    As the premiere destination for building materials, we pride ourselves on supplying nothing less than the best contractors. Find out how to order the best construction material to your company with our help.
    National Lumber & Building Material Dealers Assn.
    Washington, DC 20036
    No matter how small or large your construction project is, we can help connect you with the right building materials companies. As a national association, we'll help you find the companies with the supplies you need.
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    Taylor Clay Products Inc.
    Salisbury, NC 28147
    Choose from a range of colored and architectural bricks at Taylor Clay Products in Salisbury, NC. Contact us at (980) 330-6257.
    (980) 330-6257
    Fourtees Inc
    3924 Mt Olive Church Rd, Newton, NC 28658
    Since 2001, Fourtees Inc has specialized in Custom Home Building and Home Improvements including Home Renovations, Kitchen & Bathroom Remodels, and Outdoor Living in the Lake Norman NC area. Our cove
    (704) 966-9302
    Homesmith Enterprises, Inc.
    1301 Upper Asbury Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28206
    Enhance the appearance of your home with PVC building materials. Ideal for home decoration, we sell these items and offer local installation in the Charlotte, NC area.
    (980) 365-5176
    Lowe's Foods $182
    5180 Reidsville Rd, Walkertown, NC 27051
    (336) 595-7448
    Indura Products
    7220 Us Highway 158, Stokesdale, NC 27357
    (336) 643-0777
    Lowe's Home Improvement
    2205 Oak Ridge Rd Ste B, Oak Ridge, NC 27310
    (336) 644-0554
    Loflin Materials Inc
    2105 Pisgah Church Rd, Kernersville, NC 27284
    Loflin Concrete Company Inc. has been providing quality materials and outstanding service to thousands of customers both large and small for over 40 years. Our reputation is built on quality, service
    (336) 993-2432
    Lowes Food Store
    535 Nelson St, Kernersville, NC 27284
    (336) 993-4626
    Farmers Hardware
    637 N Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284
    (336) 996-3771
    Vogt Equipment
    9235 Pumpkin Ridge Rd, Kernersville, NC 27284
    (336) 996-3358
    Carolina Cast Stone Company Inc
    1140 W Mountain St, Kernersville, NC 27284
    (336) 299-1717
    Ftg of Nc LLC
    111 Gralin St Ste F, Kernersville, NC 27284
    (336) 993-3779
    Laminates Unlimited Inc
    7745 Stonington Way Ct, Kernersville, NC 27284
    (336) 885-5077
    Tuttle Hardware Inc
    311 N Main St, Walnut Cove, NC 27052
    (336) 591-4217
    2840 Lowery St, Winston Salem, NC 27101
    (336) 703-6854

    If you are looking to build a new home or improve an old building, you will need all sorts of building materials for your construction. Building materials is a broad term used to encompass all sorts of tools and supplies needed for construction. This can include everything from concrete blocks and stone slates, to ceramic slabs and wood panels. In ancient times, building materials were generally naturally occurring and could include everything from green leaves to mud sand. However, more and more materials are now man-made for added durability and convenience. Building materials do not only include the supplies necessary for the model construction of a house, but also the granite, ceramic, porcelain, and travertine stones used for both outside and inside applications. They are used for pools and walkways, as well as for kitchens and bathrooms. There are also green building supply stores that specialize in more environmentally sustainable materials. Building materials can also be used for interior work, to help the design of the home stand out. Masonry, carpentry, and roofing work use many of the same wood supply and tools that turn a house into a home. If you are interested in building materials for various projects, consider doing some research about the industry beforehand. Access your favorite online search engine and type in related keywords such as building material, model home construction, sustainable catalog, laminate tiles and others. Think about a specific project and research how many materials you will need, what types of supplies are best, and what costs are. Embarking on a building project can be a fun adventure, just make sure you are well informed before starting.
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