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Interlocking Concrete Blocks: what are they for?

What are the benefits of interlocking concrete blocks?

What are interlocking concrete blocks

Interlocking concrete blocks are concrete blocks that are already precast to allow them to fit neatly and precisely into the concrete block above, hence interlocking. Interlocking concrete blocks mean that they can be used both horizontally and vertically. They are also able to be laid dry, so you do not need mortar. You can add mortar if you require or steel roads if you would like them to be reinforced. 

When are interlocking concrete blocks used

Interlocking concrete blocks are used in commercial and domestic settings. They are using for buildings, walls and structures that need to be constructed quickly. They are perfect for temporary buildings as they require minimal skill and labour. 

Some of the functions interlocking concrete blocks include – 

  • Security and retaining walls
  • Barricades
  • Flood defences
  • Fire walls
  • Counterweights
  • Silage camps 

There are many benefits of interlocking concrete blocks here are a few – 

  • They are straight forward and require minimal labour and materials. 
  • They can be easily lifted into place
  • They are unlikely to become out of place due to the interlocking system. 
  • They are fire resistant. 
  • No mortar is required which saves money on materials. 
  • Time saving as quick to construct and also no drying time
  • Reduced labour cost as not specialist 

If you have a need for interlocking concrete blocks or require more information contact us today here at RT Mycock and we will be more than happy to help. 

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