Concrete is a strong and durable material used within residential construction for both decoration and function. From footings, foundation walls and floor slabs to sidewalks, driveways and patios – concrete is a crucial feature in nearly every residential project.
Widely popular throughout residential homes, concrete slabs are the foundation of choice. They don’t require the same extensive site excavation and ground clearance as alternative flooring materials, offering advantages in both meeting town planning height restrictions and reducing labour costs.
A reinforced concrete slab, constructed with NZ-made seismic-grade reinforcing steel, ensures durability and structural integrity – even against earthquakes.
As well as being the dominant material for foundation work, concrete offers versatility for other residential construction:
Combined with its ability to help reduce a home’s heating and cooling requirements, floor durability, fire resistance, sound insulation, value for money and a huge variety of decorative finishes – concrete is the only option for residential construction.
Concrete is the unrivalled solution, creating a durable surface that’s water resistant. It can also be combined to compliment the design and landscaping of each house through its’ wide range of decorative finishes.
The construction of concrete pavement is simple, however there are multiple factors that need to be considered to create a product that fulfils the working and visual requirements needed by the house owner.
EverSure Type GP is a diverse and versatile cement. It’s quality and consistency make it the product of choice for every residential construction requirement.