High-quality cement is required for the construction of houses and for carrying out many repairs. But today it is quite easy to face fraud. It is not uncommon to purchase building materials of far from better quality.
When you buy cement, it is important to understand for what purpose you are purchasing it. For example, to perform plastering requires cement of the same brand, and for screed completely different. There are many types of cement: sandy, slag, carbonate, straining, quick-hardening, etc. In any case, its binding properties will be basic. In this abundance of brands and variety of manufacturers you just need to learn how to choose cement, so that it meets all the requirements for it.
On the package must be indicated the characteristics of the building material, as well as information about the manufacturer or the organization engaged in packaging (contact details). Check with the seller for a certificate of quality and see if there is a label on the package.
Cement Storage Conditions
The cement inside the bag must be soft, without fossils, lumps and other formations. This can be checked by touch.
The following video will tell how to distinguish low-quality cement from a good product: