Tube Structures system in Building Construction – 5 Types & Features (Must Know)

Different types of Tubular Structure system

The tube structure is a recent development in structural engineering that is a technique to design a high-rise structure with having better resistance to lateral loads such as wind, seismic and impact load. It is a structural system such that the building acts like a hollow cylinder perpendicular to the ground. The tube system was … Read more

Crawl space Jacks & Foundation Jacks – (Installation Process & Cost)

If you’re dealing with bouncy or sagging floors, crawlspace jacks also known as foundation jacks or smart jacks are the perfect solution. They’re easily available in different sizes and heights for jacking up floor joists along crawl space. Whether you have a squeaky floor or collapsing joists, you crawl space floor system might be compromised. … Read more

Block Wall foundation – Requirements – Here’s how to build one for your home

Block wall foundation

If you’re thinking about building a new home, you may be debating between concrete block wall foundation and poured concrete foundations. While both of these options provide solid structural support, there are certain advantages to choosing concrete block wall foundation over poured concrete foundations. While you’re planning to build a new home, it can be … 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

Waffle Slab – Here’re some advantages and disadvantages

What is waffle slab?

A waffle slab also known as two-way joist slab is a slab made of reinforced concrete with its ribs running in two directions underside of the slab. Ribs are wide band beams that run between columns spanning the orthogonal direction. That’s the reason why waffle slab is also sometimes referred to as ribbed slab. The … Read more

Parts of a bridge: Everything You Need to Know about Bridges

different parts of a bridge

Before you start building a bridge, it’s important to understand the different parts of the structure and how they work together to support the bridge and hold up traffic and people above the river or valley below. There are many different parts that can be combined in various ways, depending on the type of bridge … Read more