6 Types of Hip Roof – Cost – Lifespan – Advantages – Disadvantages

hip-roof-types

Hip roof is one of the most popular types of roofing in the United States, though many people don’t know what they are called or how they work. A hip or angled roof, is basically a type of roof which is sloping downward from crest to edge on all of it four sides. All the … Read more

11 Different Types of Sand and their uses in Construction [PDF]

Types of Sand in Construction

With so many types of sands in the market, you can’t randomly pick one for your project. Depending on the color, size, and source; the sand can show different properties that are critical for your project. So, in order to get the best result, try to know your options and choose a type of sand … Read more

Sill Level vs. Plinth Level vs. Lintel Level – Is there a difference?

What is sill level meaning?

The terms sill level, plinth level, and lintel level are all common in the world of home building and construction. These different types of levels are used by carpenters, engineers, and architects to ensure that structures are built according to blueprint specifications and are structurally sound. So, while working on the building construction projects, you … Read more

Fly Ash Bricks – Advantages – Disadvantages – Properties – Vs Red Bricks

Fly Ash Bricks

FAB is an acronym of fly ash brick that is a special type of brick better than ordinary clay bricks. Masons use it to get high quality masonry work in building construction. It is known as high technology manufactured bricks. We use it as the replacement of red clay brick especially for environmental protection purpose. … Read more

What is shoring?  – Types – Cost – Raking, Dead and Vertical type shoring

Shoring in Construction

A temporary framework to support a potentially dangerous structure or structure under repair is known as shoring. The word shoring means a timber or metal prop or pole renovators use to support or keep something in position. Different types of shoring system offer lateral support to the walls. When walls bulge or split due to … Read more

Types of Building Structure in Civil Engineering with images

Types of Building Structure

You might have seen only a single type of building structure comprises of walls and roofs; but in reality there are dozens of them. Whether it’s for residential property or a commercial venture; it is important to select a type that goes well with the purpose of building and your budget. Structure with the roof … Read more

Load Bearing Wall vs Non-load Bearing wall – Cost – Identification

Non-load Bearing wall

A lot of homeowners are confused about load bearing wall and non-load bearing wall in their home. That’s when they’re looking to have an open concept in order to get rid of the cramped kitchen. It’s always good to know the process and structural aspects of this project. People are idealizing more the open floor … Read more

Fire hazard in a buildings – Causes – Examples – Prevention – Effects [PDF]

Fire Hazard in a building

Fire safety should be the highest priority in any building, particularly one that houses people or offices. But how can you tell if your building has fire hazards? Here are some of the most common causes of fire hazards and what you can do to mitigate them or remove them altogether from your place of … Read more

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