Engineered Blocks

Concrete sleepers Brisbane

Construction and renovations can be arduous and expensive projects to invest in. This is why it’s important to ensure that you get your money’s worth by working with the right contractors and choosing high-quality and durable materials.

 

Concrete is one of the most durable materials used in construction projects. However, concrete is manufactured in many forms and used for many different functions. Two of the most popular forms are concrete sleepers and concrete blocks.

 

Concrete sleepers are highly sought for projects such as retaining walls as they are thin and can last for a very long time. But if getting your money’s worth is on top of your priority list, concrete blocks might be better for you. Here are a few ways that concrete blocks can be more reliable materials to use in construction projects

Durability

One way to make sure that you get your money’s worth is by selecting a material that will not easily get destroyed by external elements, weight, or pressure. Concrete blocks are more durable than concrete sleepers as it is compact and much thicker. Unlike concrete sleepers, blocks do not easily crack, making it the more reliable material to use.

Longevity

Concrete is a versatile material that’s resistant to potentially harmful elements such as fire and toxic chemicals. But between concrete sleepers and concrete blocks, the latter has better longevity than the former. Concrete sleepers are notorious for developing cracks over time which is why replacement is often needed sooner than intended. Blocks, on the other hand, take much longer to exhibit weakness and can withstand more external pressure before it cracks.

Consistency of measurement

Depending on who you get them from, you’ll find that concrete sleepers are manufactured in slightly different sizes. If consistency in size is an important factor in your construction project, our concrete blocks may be a better option for you. We manufacture our products using an automated blocking machine to ensure that each block is produced in exactly the same size as the others.

Aesthetic appeal

Our blocks are produced in bulk and are grey in colour which gives a very modern vibe when used in construction. We can also produce concrete blocks in a variety of other colours to ensure that it perfectly coincides with your plans for your construction project.

 

Construction can be stressful to plan and manage. However, knowing what kind of material to use takes out the uncertainties as to whether the structure will look great and be able to stand the test of time. Concrete blocks can give you the full value for your money by making sure that whatever you build will be durable and look impressive.

 

At Engineered Retaining Blocks, we pride ourselves in producing high-quality concrete blocks that are manufactured with durability, longevity, and accuracy of measurements in mind. We make sure that every block we produce is of the highest quality so you’re able to create a structure that will look and function in the best way possible. Get in touch with us to know more about how you can use concrete blocks for your next project!