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We live in a time where there are ready apartments waiting for people to move in. But even in these times, there are many who want to be a part of the process of building their dream homes. In most cases, such home builders have no information about the raw materials or processes of construction and are at the mercy of the experts who have the charge of the home construction. We address the customer’s needs and are with them in every stage of their home construction providing them with guidance and information specifically about cement as it is one of the most important raw materials.

You may know what sand is. But did you know that just like cement, sand is one of the most important raw materials for creating cohesive concrete that ensures your dream home lasts for years. Sand is a fine aggregate collected from the river beds and crushers.

 Types of cement

Sand is one of the most important raw materials used in home building

There are various types of sand like sea sand, river sand, and pit sand, etc. But only two important types of sand are ideal for home construction – River Sand and Manufactured Sand.

 Types of cement

Types of Sand: River Sand and Manufactured Sand

River sand is procured from river streams and banks. This type of sand has rounded grains generally in white-grey in colour.

 Types of cement

River Sand are rounded grains white-grey in colour

Meanwhile, Manufactured Sand is considered to be the best available alternative for river sand. It is produced by passing hard granite stones through Crushers. Manufactured Sand is angular in shape, washed and graded which makes it an ideal construction material.

 Types of cement

Manufactured Sand is angular in shape, washed and graded

For better results always use good quality sand in the right proportion with Birla A1 Premium Cement to ensure a cohesive concrete mix. And watch our 2 minute video on the importance of sand so that you can have a Happy Home Building!