What a new house under construction will look like depends to a greater extent on the right building and facing material. Someone plans to build expensive mansions in the style of ancient Russian buildings, someone likes the strict lines of the walls, while others like the style of medieval castles with towers and rounded walls. Probably, only the brick of the Litos brand can satisfy all, even sophisticated, needs customers, is able to boast a wide variety of shapes, textures and color shades.
With its help, you can embody any architectural forms, build not only a beautiful, but also a durable and reliable house. Everyone who plans to build a new house hopes that it will be warm, cozy and durable, which will serve not only him, but also his children, grandchildren and, I would like to believe, great-grandchildren.
Long service life and high reliability can only be provided by a house built of brick, it will give its warmth and comfort for many years. Today, a house built of lithos bricks is an expensive, but reliable and prestigious housing. Such a house is not at all afraid of various pests, it is resistant to the formation of fungi, tolerates sudden changes in temperature, has high frost resistance, is environmentally friendly and fireproof.
The Litos trademark is currently directing all its efforts to the production of the so-called warm brick. This effective lithos brick has an increased (up to 45%) voidness, inside it has round voids, which provides it with low thermal conductivity and excellent thermal insulation characteristics. Thanks to the spherical voids, lithos brick is lightweight, super-efficient and has excellent thermal insulation characteristics. The walls of this brick provide sufficient thermal insulation to the house, and do not increase the cost of facade insulation. The thermal conductivity of a wall made of effective brick 60 cm thick is similar to that of a wooden wall 2 meters thick. But, unfortunately, brick walls still require additional thermal insulation to eliminate the main drawback – cold bridges. Heat loss can occur through layers of cement-sand mortar, with the help of which any brick is laid directly. Heat loss through a masonry joint can reach 30% of the total heat loss of the entire house. The most common way to reduce heat loss and effectively retain heat indoors is to build the walls of a brick cottage according to the “sandwich” principle.
In this case, thermal insulation is placed between the outer and inner walls of the brickwork. Using at the same time a layer of modern heat-insulating materials with a thickness of only 5 cm, it is possible to replace as much as half a meter of a brick wall. But still, professional builders consider the arrangement of external thermal insulation to be the most effective way to insulate walls. In this case, after the completion of the construction of the walls, insulation is attached to the outer surface of the wall, a plaster layer is applied on top and lined. The exterior cladding used in this case reliably protects brick walls from external factors (atmospheric precipitation, sudden temperature changes, frosts), and also perfectly compensates for the hygroscopic properties of bricks.
Currently, despite the fact that the construction of a brick house or cottage requires more time and significant material costs, an increasing number of developers prefer brick houses as a place for permanent residence. Of course, the speed of construction and the cost, first of all, depends on the project of a particular house, on the method of its construction, as well as on the individual needs of a particular client for the convenience and design of the premises. A large number of construction companies and organizations currently offer both ready-made (standard) house designs, and are ready to specially develop an individual project of a brick house or cottage. The projects of one-story brick houses are most in demand, as they require less material costs and less time for construction. In any case, when contacting a developer, you can find a compromise between the materials used, modern construction technologies and financial capabilities, without sacrificing reliability, strength and durability.