Any material used for construction purpose is called as building material. To construct a building naturally we use clay, wood, leaves, sand, rocks etc. and these all comes under naturally occurring materials. Man-made products are also used in building materials. Insulation, plumbing, roofing work, carpentry works comes under manufacturing of building materials. By using building materials make-up of habitats and structures like homes are provided.
Last date updated on June, 2014