Modular houses, the new normal in construction industry

Modular house construction is a technology that involves remote fabrication of a building’s sections called modules. Modules like walls, beams, slabs are manufactured off-site brought and assembled on-site. Contrary to conventional building methods which involve mixing concrete on-site and raising walls at the site, in modular house construction modules are fabricated from a factory under …

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Framed Structure vs Load Bearing components

After complete construction, a building is supposed to be able to hold its dead weight and any other secondary weight of the occupants and safely channel it to the foundation. There are two main modes of construction that hold weight in two different ways, framed structures and load-bearing components and this is the difference. Load …

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How you can Turn Your Bungalow Into A Storied House

Land is one of the most valuable resources that a person can have; it’s the base on which we build a shelter for ourselves and our children. However, with the current global population in excess of seven billion, there exists an ever-increasing demand for land to be used to construct shelter for the ever-increasing population, …

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The Must-have Checklists Every House Construction Project Manager Uses

A house construction project manager is a professional who runs a construction project. He/she is responsible for ensuring that a construction project is completed on time, within budget, and to the required standards. A project manager typically has a team of workers and subcontractors working under him or her, and it is the project manager’s …

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How to Eliminate Health and Safety Risks on Construction Projects

Construction risks/ hazards are present and on-site situations that pose a threat to the health and life of the construction team and the surrounding environment. It is of great importance to identify and eliminate these situations, as mentioned in The Most Common Health & Safety Risks during Construction. This article outlines viable ways to prevent health …

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The Most Common Health and Safety Risks During Construction

A building site is a piece of land where construction projects, for example, building, repairing, or demolishing a building, are taking place. To accomplish these projects, employing heavy equipment, working at heights, and interacting with hazardous materials are ever-present activities that pose considerable construction risks. A workplace risk (hazards) is a situation that has the …

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Questions To Ask Your Home Builder

From our years of experience in the construction and design of homes, we have over the years developed a simple questionnaire for homeowners and developers to use to gauge whether the team builder they are considering has the adequate requirements for the task at hand. Besides the usual questions of “How much does it cost?,” …

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Common Challenges to Expect when Building Your Home

The idea of building a “your home” excites most people. Many people want to experience the satisfaction of building their own home just the way they want. However, this satisfaction doesn’t come without challenges. Here are the most common challenges we see people face when trying to build their homes: Cost The more you understand …

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How to Manage Your Home’s Construction Project

Most homeowners choose to supervise their home building process to have first-hand control over the cost and quality of the works. Unfortunately, most homeowners are unprepared and ill-equipped for the task at hand. Since self-supervision is not bound to change end anytime soon, we believe it is best to equip the soon-to-be a homeowner with …

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