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Sudden increase in House construction costs in Pakistan in 2021

Year 2021 has been a good year for construction sector that witnessed sharp upwards trend. This happened after the Imran Khan led government announced real estate/construction amnesty back in 2020. Investors and developers started various real estate and construction related projects and genuine buyers specially from overseas took great interest in this sector that resulted [...]

Local Pakistani tile vs Imported tiles floors & washrooms

Recently after the Government of Pakistan announced amnesty scheme for construction sector, theres been huge demand in market for all construction materials used both in grey structure house construction and finishing works,  occasionally demand was to such an extent that there was shortage of supplies in market specially materials like bricks, steel, cement for grey […]

CLC blocks House construction in Pakistan

In Pakistan house construction methods adopted are not as advance as compared to rest of developing or developed countries where latest engineering technologies are being adopted. In most parts of our country most commonly used method for house construction is known as brick structure. In this method load bearing clay bricks are used to complete […]

10 marla house construction cost GREY with FINISHING

  In previous costing videos and detailed articles we told our viewers in detail about house construction costs for grey structure and finishing separately. We had many queries about combined construction cost of house. In this video and article we will tell our viewers briefly without calculating quantities about overall 10 marla house construction cost. This […]

8 marla house construction cost GREY with FINISHING

In previous costing videos and detailed articles we told our viewers in detail about house construction costs for grey structure and finishing separately. We had many queries about combined construction cost of house. In this video and article we will tell our viewers briefly without calculating quantities about overall 8 marla house construction cost. This cost […]

5 marla house construction cost GREY with FINISHING

In previous costing videos and detailed articles we told our viewers in detail about house construction costs for grey structure and finishing separately. We had many queries about combined construction cost of house. In this video and article we will tell our viewers briefly without calculating quantities about overall 5 marla house construction cost. This […]

Brick structure vs Frame structure house construction methods

frame structure vs brick structure Team overc’s has already written around 120+ articles on various topics related to house construction in Pakistan under different categories such as grey works, finishing, interiors, house construction costs, construction DIYs etc. However all our articles in which we explained the basics of grey works of house construction based on […]

Commerical plaza grey structure cost 5 marla frame structure

Commercial plaza construction cost Previously, all articles on cost by Team Overc’s were applicable on residential construction projects only, however there was a very popular demand by our followers for commercial plaza construction cost frame structure. Since Team Overc’s already has a first hand experience of various commercial projects successfully completed in Lahore & Islamabd, hence […]

2019 GREY STRUCTURE COST

HOUSE CONSTRUCTION COST OCTOBER 2019 GREY STRUCTURE Its been almost another year since last time Team Overc’s published grey structure house construction cost 2018 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 other topics and issues were […]

Plinth beam vs DPC

Seepage from soil/earth into the walls of house is a major issue that many people face. In newly constructed houses it causes much more distress & worry as compared to old houses which already require renovation and maintenance. Almost 90% of houses that are constructed as brick structures witness seepage in minor to major form. […]

Ready mix concrete vs Conventional concrete mixing

As explained in few articles and blogs previously, concrete is the most important component of grey structure construction of house or building. Concrete is made by mixing cement, sand (fine aggregate) and crush (course aggregate) with a certain ratio of water. Concrete mixing is a very sensitive process for all grades of concrete and the […]