Tips for dealing Rats & Mice Infestation in Multi-Unit Housing Complexes

Rats and mice, hey! I agree that they can look cute and cuddly; however, they do contaminate food, gnaw structures, gnaw wires that can cause electrical fires, and even spread diseases. So, Rat infestations can cau­se­ serious problems in apartment buildings. The­se pests can reproduce­ quickly, damaging property, spreading illnesse­s, and making living conditions unsanitary. … Read more

How tall is 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 story buildings? Standard height of a building

How tall is 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 story buildings? Standard height of a building

Whether you’re build a new house or are planning for a large commercial building, it is important to decide the standard height of a single story building so you can translate the same standard height to 3,4,5 or whatever number of stories or floors you need in that particular building.   With the changing dynamics … Read more

Post and Lintel Construction – Advantages & Disadvantages

Post & lintel Construction

Post and lintel construction is found in architectural designs of Roman Empire and prehistoric times. Post and lintel construction consists of columns covered by stone lintels. It can comprise of one or more level by placing verticals on top of the horizontals using lintels as foundation. You might have heard about Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England … Read more

Raised Foundation – Pros & Cons – Cost

Raised foundation

Foundations are of two types when we consider building a home on site one is raised foundation and other is slab foundation. A slab foundation consists of slab of reinforced concrete which is spread over subsoil over which building is constructed. Other is raised foundation which is footing spread around the perimeter of building with … Read more