Clay building materials - Advantages

Close up of a brick façade, surrounding nature in the background
Clay building materials are simply more convincing.

Building material provided by nature

Clay bricks and roof tiles are among the oldest building materials in the world and still extremely popular. This does not come as a surprise, because clay building materials are natural, versatile, durable and of stable value. Selecting the right building materials is a decision for life. A modern building must comply with numerous ecological and economic demands. Our products contain the experience and know-how of nearly 200 years. By carefully selecting the raw materials and using state-of-the-art production facilities, we are able to guarantee a product that gives pleasure over generations.
 
Customers who chose roof tiles, facing bricks, clay blocks or pavers by Wienerberger plays it safe – and enjoy more advantages, as compared to other building materials. 

Versatile

Clay building materials can be used for a variety of applications. They can be used for walls, façades and roofs as well as for gardens, terraces and open spaces. Clay tiles and bricks can be used almost anywhere and for all architectural styles, whether for the construction of single family houses or apartment blocks, office or public buildings.

Energy-efficient

Owing to their excellent insulation properties and their heat storage capacity clay building materials help to reduce the energy consumption of buildings.

Durable

Clay building materials are robust, stable and, as a result, especially durable; their lifespan is more than 100 years. Brick buildings, which have lasted for centuries, can be discovered all around the world. Buildings made of clay tiles and bricks are weather-resistant, earthquake-proof and fire-resistant.

Aesthetic

Clay bricks and tiles are aesthetic and versatile. Thanks to a wide range of available colours, shapes and surfaces, the number of possible designs and variations is almost unlimited. The colour spectrum ranges from super white to classic red to coal-black. Available variants include rough, smooth and glazed surfaces, elongated and wide formats. Roof tiles and facing bricks as well as pavers can be perfectly coordinated with one another.

Economic

A solid building envelope made of brick can be constructed quickly and flexibly – this saves both time and money. Wind and weather, heat and frost are not able to damage clay building materials. As a result, maintenance and service costs are low. Owing to their favourable insulation properties, clay building materials also help to save energy costs.

Natural

Clay blocks, facing bricks and clay roof tiles as well as pavers are particularly sustainable and natural building materials because they consist of the natural raw materials clay and water. Bricks and tiles are absolutely free of pollutants and allergens and thus especially compatible with humans and nature.

Stable in value

Even after many years, buildings made of clay building materials retain their value - or it even increases. Owing to their durability, stability and special living quality, brick buildings and apartments are in great demand and achieve high resale values. Furthermore, bricks and tiles are easy-to-clean and low-maintenance.

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