Heavy in weight and manufactured from dense aggregate. They are very strong and provides good stability to the structures. So for large work of masonry like for load bearing walls these solid blocks are preferable.
- Good acoustic performance because of mass and damping qualities
- Flood and fire-resistant
- A thermal mass that naturally maintains temperatures and keeps it cool in summers and warm in winters
- Cost-efficiency; less need for ongoing maintenance
- The exterior is where the concrete blocks can be best utilized as they give solid protection against the elements