We at BlockStrong have partnered with one of the largest home design companies in the world-Sater Design. Together we have compiled a gallery of literally hundreds of home designs that can be built with concrete block. Within this section, you will find renderings, floor plans and even virtual
When they're assembled and built correctly, cinder blocks are ideal for foundations and basement walls because they're stronger than poured concrete. Partition walls in any home can be put up quickly using concrete blocks, and their cores or voids can be filled with steel reinforcing rods and concrete for additional strength. Concrete block exterior walls are unaffected by termites or extreme temperatures, and they are virtually soundproof depending on construction quality.
Easily picked up at your community home improvement store, with just a little creativity it's possible to use it in order to make garden hardscaping that will endure. Constructing a Cinder Block Garden" is among the most effective ways to use a minimal quantity of space to raise your very own fresh vegetables.
Roomscapes Roomscapes in Miami built this approximate 1600-sq.-ft. affordable house for about $600 more than a masonry block home. But savings for heating and cooling plus insurance more than make up the difference. Notice that the roof has no gables to catch the wind.
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Concrete House Plans Concrete houses are built using poured concrete, concrete blocks, or insulated concrete forms (ICFs), and they come in every layout and style that you could want. This type of residential construction might sound bizarre, but it is actually quite normal in extreme climates and other than what's inside the walls, these houses are just like any other.