Recycled Architectural Material

Using Recycled Architectural Material Is A Practical Way To Build A House

If you are keen enough to look for recycled architectural material from a local dump, then you can save great sums of money building your house. In fact, a seasoned eco builder constructed his house of about 1200 square feet for only $20000. That is a huge price cut off compared to if he built his house using new materials.

The beauty of using recycled materials is not only because it is cheap, but also because it is environment-friendly. With going green receiving tremendous attention these days, using recyclable materials will help reduce the need to use natural resources which are fast depleting.

There are many ways one can classify a recycled architectural material or any recycled material for that matter. A post-consumer recyclable material is a material which can still be used after the consumer has used them. Plastic bottles fall under this category. On the other hand, a pre-consumer recyclable material is made from industrial or agricultural by-products. For example, stalks are used for making roofing for a farm house after the rice grains have been extracted.

Recycled Architectural Material Components

The recycled architectural material can also take the form of materials made from recycled components, which therefore reduce the need of using natural materials. Jonite reinforced natural stones are an excellent example. Without the need for using natural stones, and by employing mineral formulation technologies, the natural base product is reinforced so that it becomes commercially viable and environment-friendly.

So if you are torn between using used materials and not having to fear not ending up with the design of your choice, using the Jonite reinforced natural stone will easily solve the problem. Your stone slabs are brand new, you get the warm, rustic appeal of natural stones in your garden, pool, driveway, and interior decor, and yet you pay for only a fraction of the real price of a real natural stone. You can get the result you want, and you didn’t even have to visit your local dump.


About Jonite


Why Choose Jonite?

We create architectural gratings which are developed from 95% natural aggregates and advanced hybrid polymers. Our architectural grates provide a finishing that is both natural to touch and magnificent. These special characteristics of our grating products help our grates to prevent corrosion and rust - Our Jonite range of grating products are created to endure a lifetime for either indoor and outdoor usage. 


Jonite's grates are additionally "theft resistant" compared with regular cast iron and steel grates that are prone to theft caused by the increasing scrap value. Our hardscape grates do not offer any value for scrap because of their high stone material integrity as compared to regular steel and cast iron drain covers.


More than just engineers, our team at Jonite are craftsmen and designers, our concept to help our clients develop what they can imagine. The design opportunities with our architectural grates are limitless. Our grates can be found in a wide collection of standard colours and more specialised colours are achievable with limitless colour customisation which enables our architectural products to be personalized to any hue or shade our customers require.


We achieve this by reinforcing our stone grates with specially treated steel frames - in fact, the term "Reinforced Stone" is coined by Jonite over the past 2 decades. Our variety of architectural grates is compliant to international load standards.


These unique attributes of our grating products make it possible for our grates to prevent corrosion and rust - Our Jonite collection of grating products are created to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor use. Jonite's grates are also "theft resistant" compared to common cast iron and steel grates which are prone to theft due to the rising scrap value. 


We accomplish this by reinforcing our stone grates with specially treated steel frames - as a matter of fact, the term "Reinforced Stone" is created by Jonite over the last 2 decades.


Jonite's Collection of Grating Products


Channel/ Trench Drain Grates

Our channel drain grates (trench drain grates) have redefined the notion of gratings in the architectural industry. With Jonite, architects and designers can now feature unlimited design features into landscape design with our drainage gratings. Channel drain cover is used commonly in the United Kingdom and in the United States, channel drain grating is commonly known or referred to as "trench grilles", "trench drainage grate", "trench drain cover", "trench grate", "trench grating" and "trench cover"


Creative Grates (Drain Covers)

Our Creative grates come in 4 types - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A vast range of designs for architects to select from. Custom design solutions available.


Floor Traps (Floor Grates)

The world's first stone homogenous floor drain cover was developed by Jonite. We strive to design floor drain covers that match any type of floorings. Large range of colours readily available for every floor types.


Swimming Pool Grates

A lot more than just a facility, swimming pools are a part of any beautiful landscape, Jonite designs and completes your ideal swimming pool with our natural looking swimming pool grates. Low water absorption and superb slip resistance.


Outdoor Street Furniture

Created and designed for nature parks and open spaces. we make every effort to offer a new idea of street furniture by challenging the perception of traditional massive and heavy stone furniture. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, ergonomic and versatile in design.


Sump Grates/ Storm Drain Covers

Our Jonite Sump Covers provide functionality, style, and security and are crafted to be utilized on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage. Our Sump covers come in a Wide range of standard sizes.


Toilet Grates (shower/ bathroom floor drain gratings).

Redefining how public lavatories are seen, our variety of toilet gratings (shower/ bathroom grates) come along with natural stone textures and contemporary designs. Toilet landscape design revolutionized by our ideas.


Tree Grates

With our wide variety of tree gratings that are readily available in a large collection of sizes, designs, and shapes, our tree grates integrate readily into any metropolitan landscape. With Jonite tree grates, you can readily emboss a corporate insignia or municipal logo right onto the tree grates in your setting, giving an exclusive image to the location.


USA Decorative Grates

All our Jonite USA decorative grates (trench gratings) have adjoining patterns crafted to perfectly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also created to conform with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards.


Ventilation Grilles

Our unique material combined with our originality makes it possible for enable us maximum design flexibility to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles horizontally or vertically.


Jonite Gratings Design Customisation

We can customise and create any grating products to your landscaping needs. The flexibility of customization in our special material allows our products to be used in any environment, indoor and outdoors. Find out more about our custom design services.


Creative Gratings (Drain Covers)

Our Creative grates come in 4 types - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A wide selection of designs for architects to choose from. We aim to design floor drain covers that fit into any type of floorings. Made and designed for nature parks and open spaces. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, versatile and ergonomic in design.

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