Latest construction rates for house and material prices

November 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     November 2018 Market Construction Rates with Material contracts     November 2018 Market Construction Material Rates     […]

Dream House Construction in Pakistan!

Constructing your dream house has been a nightmare in Pakistan. A house which everyone dreams of, majority can turn the dream into a reality only once in their lifetime. A dream turns into a nightmare when one gets into the hands of unskilled and non-technical labor resulting in form of financial loss and above all […]

Wall plaster work technicalities

Plaster work refers to grey finish/rendering of brick walls or ceilings using a thin layer of sand and cement. Earlier mud-lime mixture was also used for required wall finishes however in modern construction it is completely replaced now with cement sand plaster. Plaster material is first prepared as dry matter in required content ratios and […]

Latest grey structure cost September 2018 for house construction

Construction cost for grey structure construction of dream house in September 2018 Its been almost an year since last time Team Overc’s published grey structure construction cost 2017 article and video, response that we got on that article and video was overwhelming and encouraging that helped and guided hundreds of Pakistanis specially expatriates/overseas Pakistanis. Many […]

The undying trend of wallpapers, a brief guide on the characteristics of wallpaper

Wallpaper Just like wooden tiles another undying trend of interior design is wallpapers. Wallpapers have been around in the trend and have been beautifying not just bedrooms but also stair cases, kitchen walls and also powder rooms for years. Many of us are usually confused about the durability of the wallpapers and that it will […]

False ceiling designs for 5 Marla 10 Marla & 1 Kanal houses

False ceiling Designs The false ceiling  plays a huge role in the feel of the entire space it is the architectural element that goes mostly unnoticed, but it is highly functional. Within the ceilings are light fittings, air conditioning ducts, fire alarms and sometimes music systems. In modern architecture false ceiling plays a very vital […]

Grey Structure Material Purchase

Grey Structure Material Purchase Hello and welcome to our construction guide blog grey structure material purchase. In this blog today we will be discussing the criteria of purchasing the material being used during the construction of the house. As we have repeatedly advised our readers that the construction should be done in two stages, grey structure […]

Important feature of Home interior: Fireplace

Just like other important features of home interior like waterbodies, indoor plantation and aquariums, fireplace is a very important feature of the house. It brings an additional heat source in the house along with creating a very relaxed, romantic and cozy atmosphere. There are mainly three types of fire places being used, wood burning fire […]

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 […]

Mosaic tiles for walls and flooring tiles latest rates

Flooring Tiles Here is the guide you need for that little more information you require to choose the right kind of flooring for your dream house. A brief overview of what kind of flooring you can install will be highlighted along with its durability and different type of styles that can be installed. Wooden flooring: […]

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 […]

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