Useful Fact 10 of 101 Reasons to Use Concrete
Thomas Edison – widely considered to be the most important and prolific inventor in modern times – was a major proponent of the properties of concrete.
In fact, Edison created a batch of concrete houses whose properties he regaled to a rapt audience. Edison ticked off many fine qualities of concrete: fireproof, insect proof, easy to clean and so on.
Unfortunately, this was one invention that didn’t work out for the famous inventor.