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Construction of Stone Masonry Footing

The construction of stones bonded together with mortar is called stone masonry. Stone masonry footing is a structural foundation constructed to support walls. Different...

Types of Defects in Timber as a Construction Material

There are various types of defects in timber as a construction material. These defects in timber can be due to natural forces, fungi, insects...

Storage of Cement – Precautions, Duration and Place of Storage

Proper precautions for the storage of cement such as duration and place of storage, arrangement, atmospheric moisture content etc. is necessary after the process...

18 Types of Fixtures and Fastenings for Doors and Windows

Fixtures and fastenings are provided for doors and windows to provide operating facilities, security for rooms and ease of opening and closing etc. Different...

Materials and Methods of Thermal Insulation of Buildings

What is Thermal Insulation of Buildings? In general, people living in hot regions wants to make their inside atmosphere very cool similarly people living in...

24 Different Components used for Pitched Roof Construction

What is Pitched Roof? Pitched roof is a type of roof which is provided with some slope as structure covering. We know that the roofs...

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