Building Bricks and Sand for a Solid Foundation

A mixture of building sand and clay is often used as a means to create a solid foundation for a building. Bricks can also be used to ensure a secure and safe foundation is built for your home. So which is best, bricks or sand and clay? Here is a comparison of how the two perform as a building’s foundation.

Sustainability through the Reuse of Building Foundations

When demolishing an existing structure with the intention of rebuilding a similar sized construction, you should consider reusing the foundation. This method of sustainability is not only environmentally friendly but also friendly on your pocket. This method will also not affect the overall look of your finished project, trusted that the existing foundation was in solid condition and that your building bricks are of good quality, professionally laid out.

What Building Materials Can Be Recycled?

The responsible recycling and disposing of materials during construction projects is of the utmost importance and can make or break a project. This affects budget, time and the carbon footprint left by a single project. We want to minimise all these aspects, and the easiest way to do that is to recycle what can be used again and dispose of hazardous materials responsibly. As trusted recycled building material suppliers we are happy to provide a guideline for what can be reused and what needs to be disposed of responsibly after construction.

Did You Know? A Brief History of Bricks

Have you ever wondered, while looking at the different building bricks for sale today, where bricks really came from? You’re probably familiar with the concept of ancient civilisations using mud to construct their homes, and later stacked stones. But where exactly did the idea of making use of manufactured bricks come from?

 

Understanding The Difference Between Construction Site And Land Clearance

The construction industry is immense, and with its size has come a wide variety of terminologies that not everybody understands. Especially in terms of construction site clearance, companies often blur the lines between site clearance and land clearance. In this article Sand Shifters is going to clear up that particular misunderstanding for you.