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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

LIGHTING AND VENTILATION REQUIREMENTS OF ROOMS

LIGHTING AND VENTILATION OF ROOMS a) Rooms: Every habitable room which should have for the admission of air and light, one or more apertures such as windows and fanlights, opening directly to the external air or into an open ...