FAQs - Straw Bale Construction

We have answered the most important queries received about Straw Bale construction.

 

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1 Where can I get Straw Bales from?
2 Are Straw Bale buildings fire proof?
3 Can I also use hay bales and not straw bales?
4 What are the most common concerns of using Straw Bales?
5 With what kind of Bales can I build with?
6 What is the Bale Dipping method?
7 How much do Straw Bales cost ?
8 Can I plaster Straw Bale walls with cement?
9 Can I build a Straw Bale house myself?
10 How long will it take to build a Straw Bale building?
11 What are the benefits of Straw Bale building?
12 Is building with Straw Bales a new thing?
 

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