House construction guide

UPVC & PPRC conduit for house construction

UPVC & PPRC conduit Electrical Plumbing Un-plasticized poly vinyl chloride and Polypropylene Random Copolymer are the full forms and material used in manufacturing UPVC and PPRC pipes respectively. UPVC is used for conduits of sewerage and electrical whereas PPRC is used for water and gas system. Earlier in Pakistan most common methods used for electrical […]

Construction guide Field Series Episode 5 Basement water proofing

Basement water proofing procedure Construction Field series Episode 5 – R.C.C Basement water proofing In this episode our technical staff will explain proceedings after following steps discussed in last episode: -Starter for layout of retaining walls -Reinforcement for retaining walls -Electric conduit -Shuttering for concrete pouring -Concrete pouring for retaining walls Next to be discussed: R.C.C Retaining […]

BASEMENT Construction Cost grey structure

Basement Construction cost, Costing & budgeting for grey structure BASEMENT construction of dream house After discussing construction cost of normal grey structure and finishing in Episode 3 and Episode 4, Team Overc’s in its latest episode will guide its viewers about basement construction cost and costing/budgeting for BASEMENT grey structure of house. Our team has calculated […]

Construction guide Field Series Episode 4 Basement retaining walls

Basement Walls Construction Field series Episode 4 – R.C.C Basement walls (Retaining walls) In this episode our technical staff will explain proceedings after following steps discussed in last episode: -Toe wall -Vapor barrier -Reinforcement -Water stopper PVC for joint protection -Concrete pouring for basement bed Next to be discussed: R.C.C Retaining walls that will include […]

Cost for house construction finishing works

House Construction cost for finishing works After discussing house construction cost for grey structure of house in previous episode, in this video we will discuss about house construction cost for finishing works of house. Costing and budgeting for house construction before starting the project is very important task to carry operations smoothly. One should have the basic idea about […]

Crush for house construction

Crush Also referred as aggregate in engineering and house construction terms, it is made up by crushing large stones into different small sizes. Its main usage is in concrete mixes for strengthening the reinforcements and bonding. Crush is used in both Plain Cement Concrete (P.C.C) and Reinforced Cement Concrete (R.C.C). There are many stone crushing […]

Steel reinforcement for house construction

Steel reinforcement In civil engineering, it is mostly referred as reinforcements or rebar and as discussed in earlier blogs about cement sand and bricks, it is another crucial material required during grey structure construction of house. Steel is used in form of meshes to strengthen and hold concrete together. Without reinforcements, concrete cannot sustain heavy […]

Cost for Grey structure house construction

Construction cost for grey structure construction of dream house After discussing size and location of plot in previous episode, in this video we will discuss about construction cost. Costing and budgeting for house construction before starting the project is very important task to carry operations smoothly. One should have the basic idea about construction cost […]

Compromising on quality of material for saving the costs

Faults and Defects: Biggest distress and agony during or after the house construction is the occurrence or emergence of faults and defects such as minor cracks, seepage, leakages, floor sinking etc. Perfection is impossible and houses have to deteriorate with passage of time, but issues such as mentioned above sometimes appear rather soon after finishing […]