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Breeze block houses vs brick built

Postby bedsitdriver » Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:40 pm

Are breeze block built houses as secure as brick built? I am thinking of buying a small house which is built of breeze blocks and I want to be sure of its strength and whether it will last before I go further. It is built into the side of a hill as a bungalow with a partly exposed basement running throughout the building. It seems from photos that the exposed part of the basement is faced with stone or could even be built from stone. I have not visited it yet because of the distance involved.

The estate agent cannot tell me what sort of breeze blocks were used.
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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:02 am

yes it is as good as brick,By your discribtion it will be clad in stone to hide the blockwork.
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