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Category : Building Tips

Tips on Building construction to civil engineers. This section consists of practical guide and other relevant information on building materials and construction which every civil engineers should know.

FLOORING AND FALSE FLOORING

FLOORING AND FALSE FLOORING Flooring is essentially required for any building. For a building to look good it is very much necessary that proper flooring pattern is selected. While deciding the flooring pattern one must also consider the function of the ...

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LAMINATE FLOORING – DO IT YOURSELF

Laminate flooring In today’s trend of homely yet modern design is plenty of space for laminate flooring. The ease of maintenance and hygienic properties of this type of flooring are just two of the reasons that more and more people choose ...

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SLABJACKING

SLABJACKING The purpose of slab jacking is to raise a slab in place permanently, prevent impact loading, correct faulty drainage, and prevent pumping at transverse joints by injection of a grout under the slab. The grout fills voids under the slab, ...

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REPAIRS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

Concrete construction is generally expected to give trouble free service through out its intended design life. However, these expectations are not realized in many constructions because of structural deficiency, material deterioration, unanticipated over loadings or physical damage. Premature material deterioration ...

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MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS FOR BUILDINGS

DISTANCE OF BUILDINGS FROM ELECTRIC LINES No verandah, balcony, saiban or the like be allowed to be erected or re-erected or any additions or alterations made to a building with the distances (quoted below) as per the current Indian Electricity Rules ...

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FACTORIES AND INDUSTRIAL BUILDING REGULATIONS

Notwithstanding any provisions provided, in any one of these bye-laws, every factory building or part thereof shall comply with the following additional regulations: a) Site: The location of every factory site shall be governed by the provisions of the development plan. ...

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REGULATION FOR PROJECTIONS FROM BUILDINGS

Projections from Buildings No projections of any sort what so ever extending more than 23 cm below a height of 4.3m, such as projection on the level of chajja, cornice, water spouts, drains, pipes, advertisement boards and the like shall project ...

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REQUIREMENTS OF STAIRCASE & BATHROOMS

Requirements of staircase and bathrooms other than lighting and ventilation are given here. Other requirements of staircase: The minimum clear width of staircase in case of residential buildings shall not be less than 1m. In case of a public building, a ...

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