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A strong foundation is built on
quality cement and
excellent workmanship

A strong foundation holds your dream home above the ground. It keeps out moisture, insulates against the corrosion from underground chemicals and resists movement of the earth around it so that your home stands tall and proud for ages.

In this section we will answer important questions on the choice of cement for foundation setting and some good foundation building practices that will keep it going strong for generations.

Please do view the Birla.A1 Home Building Videos on foundation building.

We also have many articles on various other aspects of home building that will be of interest to you.

  • What is the role of cement in building a strong foundation?
    Importance of Cement in Building Foundation

    Cement binds all the building materials used in the foundation in a consistent state to ensure a solid structure. Better the quality of cement used the stronger and more durable the foundation.

  • Which type of cement is best for constructing the foundation?
    Selecting Right Type of Cement for Foundation

    The foundation carries the load of the construction and hence needs to be strong and durable. Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC) is the ideal cement to be used as it hydrates slowly and gives high final strength.

  • Why Birla.A1 Premium Cement is considered as the best for foundation?
    Why Use Birla A1 Cement for Building Foundation

    Birla.A1 Premium Cement is manufactured with state-of-the-art manufacturing technology to ensure Uniform Particle Size Distribution (UPSD). Concrete made from it is homogenous, attains higher compressive strength and can sustain higher pressure. The concrete made with Birla.A1 Premium Cement is also chemical, sulphate and corrosions resistant.

  • Guidelines for Storing Cement

    How to Store Cement

    Cement is the most essential raw material for your home construction. But most people don’t have enough information

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  • Ideal Water Cement Ratio

    Water Cement ratio

    Most people aspire to build their own dream home. However, home construction is time consuming and demands a lot

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  • Importance of Sand in Home Building

    IMPORTANCE of Sand

    We live in a time where there are ready apartments waiting for people to move in. But even in these times, there are many

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  • Importance of Formwork


    Most of us build our dream homes once in a lifetime. But how do we make sure that our precious homes can last for

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  • Advantages of Curing in Constructio


    Building your dream home is a fulfilling experience. This experience can be hindered if you lack the knowledge about cement

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  • Importance & Guidelines on Using Gravels

    Utility of Gravel

    When you are building your dream home, there are a lot of raw materials that go into it at every stage. Cement is one such raw

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  • Home Vastu Shastra for New Construction


    Vastu is not a myth or a superstition as many in the modern world would like to believe. Vastu is a science developed centuries ago for designing build

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