When did they start using concrete blocks?
What is the difference between cinder block and concrete block?
When did builders start using breeze blocks?
First produced in Sweden in 1923 and used in the UK since the 1960s (when they were known as ‘cellular’ or ‘gas’ concrete blocks), aerated concrete or ‘aircrete’ blocks are the lightest of the family of concrete blocks.
When were concrete blocks first used in construction UK?
When did they stop using cinder blocks?
Why do concrete blocks have holes?
When did England start using bricks to build houses?
When were hollow bricks invented?
We tend to imagine ancient buildings being made of stone or wood. Many primitive buildings were constructed from mud and straw. However, the truth is that bricks were invented a very long time ago. The first bricks that we know about were being made in Jericho as long ago as 8000 BC.
When was concrete invented?
How did they build houses in 1900?
When did houses start having foundations?
Did the Romans use bricks?
At what age is a house considered old?
What did House look like in 1900?
What were houses like in the early 1900s?
Are 100 year old houses safe?
Are old houses harder to sell?
Are older houses better built?
Even the walls are likely different. In an older home they’re probably built with plaster and lathe, making them structurally stronger than the drywall construction of modern homes. These older materials also provide a better sound barrier and insulation.