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Increase in House construction cost from 2017 to 2022

Increase in House construction cost House construction industry is the major sector that keeps the wheel of economy running all the time. It creates huge amount of jobs and keeps various industry running that is directly or indirectly related to housing. This sector always has a huge potential to absorb skilled and unskilled workforce hence […]

Effect of current economic turmoil on house construction cost and industry

House construction sector is the backbone of any developing or developed economy in the word that directly and indirectly generates millions of jobs and opportunities and help in keeping the economic wheel moving. During the COVID pandemic when every other industry was at complete halt, construction was up and running and helped labour force to […]

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 […]

Latest Steel Cement rates INCREASED after Construction relief ordinance

Latest Steel Cement rates INCREASED During Covid19 outbreak Government of Pakistan decided to resume the construction industry and also announced a relief package on construction. After resuming and announcement of the relief package everyone hoped to a decrease in construction materials and its cost. As we all were hoping that the construction prices will fall […]

Relief Package for Construction 2020 – 2022

As we all know that the government of Pakistan has announced a relief package for construction sector on the 3rd of April 2020. This relief package was for both private sector as well as public sector. As public sector is not our scope or our expertise we wouldn’t be discussing that in this article today.  […]

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. […]