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Why cement is considered an important material for building constructions?

by Pooja Late so cut

Cement is a binder, substance which is used for construction that hardens sets and adheres to other substances to bind them together. Cement is seldom used on its own and used to bind gravel and sand together. Cement materials are classified into two categories: non-hydraulic cement and hydraulic cement. 

Cement is an essential component for all building construction works and it is used in the production of many structures that make up the modern world such as harbors, buildings, bridges, roads, and runways. There is various cement products are used in many industries and for construction works. 

How to maintain the products from cement?

Concrete is a durable and long-lasting product without maintenance, so it often raises eyebrows when the subject of maintaining concrete is brought up. Concrete is a type of cement product and maintaining concrete is a very important thing that you should consider. If you want to keep your concrete looking good, you should clean it regularly. Sealing your concrete can help to extend the life of the concrete and keep it looking good.

Physical properties of cement

Different blends of cement are used in various constructions and it is characterized by their physical properties. Physical properties of cement mainly depend on its composition and that is raw materials, carefulness while grinding and burning process. The physical properties of good cement products are based on:

  • Soundness
  • Consistency
  • Setting time
  • Fitness of cement
  • Strength
  • Loss of ignition
  • Heat of hydration
  • Specific gravity
  • Bulk density

How to choose the best cement for building construction?

The most important substance in the construction process is cement. It is apparent and it needs to be of good quality because cement is responsible for holding the structure firmly and the durability highly depends on the quality of the cement. Choose the best cement for your construction that will last much longer and able to resist bad weather conditions that might cause any type of degradation.

Quality of cement is always based on the components of cement, the concrete mix ratio and water content to cement ratio. Proper application of high strength and good quality cement will give you a durable, solid and reliable structure. Choose the right kind of cement for your construction purpose that will last longer.

 Best cement for house construction

Which is the best cement for your home construction? You have to select the cement-based on consideration of the long-term durability of your house. Cement is an important material for home constructions that protect your home against bad weather conditions and it also provides long service life to your home. Cement is a soul of all construction works, and it must be used with proper care and respect. 

The choice of the type of cement mainly depends on various factors like the cost of cement and the availability of cement in local markets. Cement should not be blamed for the poor construction of structures. Even an expert may be a difficult task to select the right kind of cement that will satisfy all the requirements.

Applications of cement

  • It is used in mortar for work, pointing, plastering, and masonry work.
  • It is used in the construction of bridges, dams, and tunnels.
  • It is used in the preparation of footpaths and foundations.

The bottom line

Try to know about more uses and properties of cement and choose the best cement for your construction purposes which should last longer and resistant to all bad weather conditions. Make use of the above information and construct a building with a good quality of cement. 


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