Hello readers, hope you are doing well. Those were the days to remember when we used to build houses in Nepal using red mud and stone. And, with the change in time and technology. These days, we mostly use bricks, blocks, prefab panels to build our houses. Today, in this article we will discuss the interlocking bricks in Nepal.
As we all know, bricks are widely used in major places in Nepal for construction. Meanwhile, these days people also use different types of concrete blocks for construction. Interlocking blocks are one of them. Now, let’s know more about Interlocking bricks in Nepal.
Interlocking Brick or (CSEB) are made by mixing and compressing Sand, Soil, and Cement in a machine. In addition, It can also be made using stone dust and cement. After that, these bricks are then stacked and cured for 21 days, and the cement sets and bonds with the sand stabilizing the brick. It is the premium quality of conventional clay bricks.
These interlocking bricks cost Rs.50 to Rs.150 on average.
Interlocking brick is constructively designed to lock itself to the other bricks around without the use of mortar. The government of Nepal has also approved interlocking bricks in Nepal. Its price varies according to its shape, quality, and size. Now let’s look at its pros and cons.
Advantages Interlocking Bricks
|Interlocking bricks are earthquake-resistant.|
|These bricks don’t require plastering.|
|These bricks are more durable and require very little maintenance.|
|The Interior and exterior parts of your building look great with the interlocking bricks.|
|We can build our building out of semi-skilled human resources; it does not need highly skilled human resources for the construction process.|
|When we use interlocking bricks, it minimizes the cost of mortar. Thus, building using interlocking bricks is very affordable.|
|It requires less time for the buildings to be completed when interlocking bricks are used.|
|These types of bricks provide insulation in hot rooms.|
|They are easier to recover and maintain.|
These are the pros of interlocking bricks. Now let’s look at its cons.
Disadvantages of Interlocking Bricks
|Interlocking bricks are not preferred for the building above two stories|
|Rain or weather can disintegrate the interlocking bricks.|
|The color of the interlocking bricks may change because of the rain or water.|
|These interlocking bricks are more prone to infestation.|
Interlocking Bricks manufacturing companies
These are the pros and cons of the interlocking bricks. Some interlocking bricks manufacturing companies in Nepal are:
Build Up Nepal
|Office location: Chakupath near Patan Dhoka, Mitra Marg, 44600, Patan|
|Office phone: 01-5261003|
RRA Eco Bricks
|Address: Damak-7, Jana Jagaran Chowk, Jhapa, Nepal|
|Phone: 9813943794, 023-583947|
Eco Cell Industries
|CORPORATE OFFICE: Chuchhepati. Chabahil, Kathmandu|
|Telephone: +977-9841907186 +977-9841006554|
|Address: Rajapur-6, Tulsipur|
|Telephone: 9847980074, 98498884419|
Interlocking brick is one of the affordable building bricks in Nepal. They are time efficient too. Moreover, you can also prefer interlocking bricks if you are planning to build a house, not more than 2 floors.
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