Building Material II

Basic Technology J.S.S 1 Second Term


Building Material II

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Mention uses of Building materials


Building material is any material used for construction purpose such as materials for house building. The choice of these building materials is based on their cost-effectiveness for building projects.

Types of Building Materials

The following are the common types of building materials: wood, cement, aggregates, metals, bricks, concrete, clay, sand etc.

Uses of Building Materials

1. Sand this is the commonest building material. There are two types of sand which are used in building construction and these are:

a. Soft sand

b. Sharp sand

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