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How to Repair Leakages in Concrete Roofs & Terraces?

A terrace is nothing less than the extension of pure living space. Its a place to relax with family and meet people on a get-together, till it is decently maintained. https://youtube.com/watch?v=1vag9kiBnP8%3Frel%3D0 A roof slab is subject to severe weather conditions round the year. The absence or inadequate waterproofing in this areas can lead to variety …

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How much cement, sand and water is required for 12mm thick plastering?

Plastering is done on the walls to remove surface imperfections, maintain line level and alignment. In addition to that it also acts as a protective surface for external walls. Cement plaster, Gypsum plaster and Lime plaster are the commonly used plastering materials for house constructions. Cement plaster is made by mixing cement and sand in the …

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Cellular Lightweight Concrete (CLC) Blocks – Advantages, Disadvantages and Manufacturing Process

CLC Blocks (Cellular Light Weight Concrete Blocks) are made of Cellular Light weight concrete (CLC) or Foam Concrete. Cellular Light Weight Concrete (CLC) is a light weight concrete that is produced by mixing cement and flyash slurry with pre-formed foam. These CLC blocks are competitive with red clay bricks in pricing and offer significant savings …

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How to Avoid Cracks in Plaster? (Plastic & Drying Shrinkage Cracks)

Early Cracks in Plasters aren’t just unpleasant but they are indicative to something wrong in material selection or the procedure used for application. The most Common defects observed in Plasters are Plastic shrinkage cracks & drying shrinkage cracks. Let us now understand the reasons of occurrence of these cracks in Plaster and steps to be taken …

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Various Types of Doors Used in Building Construction

Classification of Doors Doors can be classified into many types based on the Working Operations Materials Used for Manufacture/fabrication Methods used for Manufacturing Components used Types of Doors Based on Working Operations 1. Hinged Doors: The most common door type are Hinged doors. The door is fixed on one side to allow the door to …

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