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Concealed vs Non concealed steel & ceramic fixtures

Talking about the finishing works of washrooms and kitchens, ceramic and steel fixtures are as important to consider as tiles for final aesthetic looks. Ceramic fixtures include water closets, concealed commode, non concealed commode and wash basins whereas steel fixtures include complete faucet(taps) range such has hand mixer, bath mixer, showers etc. All the fixtures […]

Plumbing technicalities

Plumbing work Any work related to water supply, drain or sewerage and gas supply is referred to as plumbing work. Plumbing work is one of the most technical job during grey structure construction of a house. It is a system which works as a conduit that runs throughout the house in each room/place where water […]

Mortar and concrete ratios

One of the many important technicalities, knowledge of which one must have before commencing construction works on site is regarding mortar concrete ratios. Various ratios required for respective jobs have already been predefined by engineers however some are mentioned on construction drawings that must be followed to ensure quality. Brickwork, plaster, concrete etc have its […]

Construction cost difference in economical and premium grade grey structure

House construction cost Difference of  construction cost in Economical and Premium grade Grey structure Today in our construction guide episode 8 we will be discussing the house construction cost difference between the economical grade and premium grade grey structure. Team Overcs Construction services received immense amount of queries about the builders making grey structures in […]

Tiles for floors and washrooms

Tiles In recent decade, tiles for flooring finishes have extensively replaced marble. It has been 10 good years of evolution for tiles in market of Pakistan. However local manufacturing and production of tile is not satisfactory and considerable trend has been towards imported tile. Tiles are being imported from Spain, Italy, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Iran, […]

Marble & Granite for house construction

Marble and Granite Finalising floors for an aesthetic look is the most important part of finishing. Marble is very commonly and widely used material for this purpose however recently it is being replaced by ceramic and porcelain tiles, but still many people prefer marble floorings because of its durability and economical availability. Marble comes in different […]

House foundations

House foundations types Foundations are one of the most critical parts of a house or a building that supports and holds the weight of whole structure. In most of the cases foundations are in depth and concealed in soil where load of whole structure is transferred to earth. House foundations are designed according to the […]

Frame structure building construction & Brick structure

Difference between Frame structure building construction & Brick structure Laymen, might not have an idea about house construction methods that are adopted in Pakistan according to geographical terrain of respective area, however different methods of construction are adopted in different parts of country. Each terrain has its own features and technical specifications and Pakistan has […]

Wood for doors in Pakistan

Wood It is also known as timber. Wood is another crucial material required during finishing works of house for making door frames, doors, jamb frames, architraves etc. Being a natural construction material, it has certain characteristics such as moisture content, strength, elasticity, hardness etc. All the characteristics vary in different types of woods and also […]

Electric wires in Pakistan

Electric wires Another crucial item required during construction of your house and also as a first step of finishing works are electric wires. Electric wires serve the purpose of supplying current to all your appliances and devices. Electric wire consists of two components, copper conductor and insulation. Copper conductor is the main component that carries […]

Steel Items (MS or Mild steel) during house construction

Steel items (steel chogath, safety grills, steel stairs, main steel doors etc) During the construction of grey structure, certain MS (mild steel) items are required at various stages e.g. Steel door frames (steel chogath), steel safety grills for window openings, steel stairs, steel main gate etc. Steel door frames and steel main gate are made […]

Latest construction rates for house and material prices

August 2018 Market Latest Construction Rates In this sticky blog, our team will regularly update latest construction rates along with main material prices for house construction in and around Lahore and Islamabad region. Lahore construction market Labor contracts     August 2018 Market Construction Rates with Material contracts     August 2018 Market Construction Material Rates   […]

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