Bad Building Materials
9 deadly substances in popular building materials.
Bad building materials. Hfrs are added to too many building materials even when they are not needed. The company has established bike parking so that employees cycle rather than drive to work the building is full of natural light and co working spaces have replaced traditional cube style office. Mylar or melinex acid free tissues etc. Remember this applies to all traders including builders plumbers decorators and electricians.
The race to find the cheapest easiest and worst building materials ever. Anything that happened that was beyond the control of the trader like bad weather or the cost of materials going up. Just remember that many early concrete structures last for hundreds of years. These materials where a concern behind the risks of asbestosis lung cancer and mesothelioma.
In addition there is often a list of materials which are not recommended such as vulcanized rubber poly vinyl chloride oil based paints and acidic cardboard. If you need help to decide you could. It includes materials too. Many new materials out of cement and polymer matrix where developed to mitigate this problem and replace the asbestos material.
Find out if the trader s a member of a trade association and contact them for advice. 1 talk to your trader. Fibrous form of serpentine and amphibole minerals form the asbestos. I ll share some of the biggest losers that i have seen but i m sure there are more.
Lead is a heavy metal commonly found in roofing materials paints plumbing pipes. They should be of satisfactory quality as described. With products from trusted brands such as hanson blue circle and celcon be sure you are using reliable materials. By dividing everything into these two extremes we discourage the use of some materials of unknown stability.
Fire scientists toxicologists and even firefighters are raising alarm bells around the world. Including high quality aggregate cement insulation and floor coverings. Ask another trader for an estimate for the same work. Polyvinyl chloride pvc is a common low cost lightweight but strong.
The worst building materials ever 1. Under the consumer rights act which came into force on 1 october 2015 consumers who enter into a contract for goods and services can expect these to be supplied with reasonable care and skill. Yes concrete does have an energy input cost but compared to other building material it performs better and is a safer construction material a concrete building or bridge does not fail in the same way as steel concrete will show signs of warning long before failure.