What is Plastering and How Many Types of Plastering

Plastering means covering the surface area with a suitable material by masonry. The Material required for Plastering is being prepared by mixing cement with sand or fat lime with sand or surkhi in addition to sufficient quantity of water. A Fine Paste of Mortar is formed after mixing all the ingredients. The Category of Plastering […]
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Download Roofing Calculator to Calculate your Roof Work

As the construction phase of your house nears end, roofing comes into picture. Calculation of the area of the roof and the material required to complete the flooring becomes the main focus. The calculations for the area and the materials required for the flooring can be done using a Roofing Calculator which makes troublesome process […]
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How to Build Rope Bridge using Quadrocopters / Flying Machine

A rope bridge is a bridge constructed chiefly of rope. In its simplest form of bridge. It can be made of one or two ropes and is bridged over a river. A traveler is enable to cross the river by being supported by the bridge and does not get swept away with the flow. One […]
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Post Tension of Reinforced Concrete – Detailed Process

Post tension is a technique for reinforcing concrete. Post-tensioning tendons, which are prestressing steel cables inside plastic ducts or sleeves, are positioned in the forms before the concrete is placed. Afterwards, once the concrete has gained strength but before the service loads are applied, the cables are pulled tight, or tensioned, and anchored against the […]
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Pile Foundation and its types

When the upper layer of ground on which the construction is to be done is of weak soil, then the load of the structure needs to be transferred to the deeper layer earth. Pile foundation carries the load of the structure and transfers in to the strong soil or rocks beneath. Pile foundation is more […]
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Calculate Construction Material using Online Calculators and Designers

For any construction project, small or big, it is necessary to make initial rough estimations. Designing, calculations and estimations are to be done to know the overall budget of the project. These calculations take the maximum amount of time of the designer or the construction contractor. To make things easier, faster and efficient, there is […]
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Tips to Building Strong Foundation Design

Building Foundation is the most important step of any construction project. Foundation of any building is under the plinth level up to the soil level. Pouring strong foundation which can support the load of the complete structure and can transfer it to the ground, requires proper designing and civil knowledge. Here are some useful construction […]
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Preparing Bar Bending Schedule Sheets using Bar-Be-Que Software

Bar Bending Schedule is the sheet containing all the information for the bars to be used for RCC, such as length, diameter, bending angle, thickness, type, location and number of bars. It contains the detailed drawing of each element. Creating BBS is an extremely rigorous and time consuming process. Precision is important. Also steel bars […]
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Know more about Shallow Foundation Types

Rather than going deep into the ground, Shallow foundation transfers the load of the structure nearer to the surface. This type of foundation is used where digging deep into the ground is not feasible and the structure in not very large. However, the soil on which the foundation is build should have bearing capacity and […]
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Different types of footings for a Building Construction

Foundation is the basis for any building. A stronger the foundation, more durable the building. Depending on the ground type, height and shape of the building and its predicted load, type of foundation can be chosen. Wall Footing – Being a component of shallow foundation, Wall Footing serves to distribute the weight of a load-bearing […]
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