Environmental problems with brick walls

While bricks are some of the ancient and common building materials,they present environmental challenges that should command the attention of any developer, or mason-contractor worth his salt. These problems are damp penetration, heat loss and condensation. … More Environmental problems with brick walls

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4 reasons why a building may experience relative movements.

Hardly anything can shake your confidence in a building more than cracks on its wall or floor .This is taken to be the  smoking gun evidence of deployment of substandard   building materials   and poor workmanship, which can sent the value of the house into a tail spin. However these cracks can also be caused directly … More 4 reasons why a building may experience relative movements.

Here is how to convert your house floor area in feet to meters.

If you have a problem with contractors who use feet when communicating about your building foundation trenches and millimeters when ordering timber , you are not alone.In this part of the world we use the metric measurement system.So when,for some obscure reasons, someone chooses to use the US standard measurement its bound to cause some throbbing pain.In this article ,I proactively cure that pain for good by unpacking for you how to convert for example floor area in squared feet to metres squared. … More Here is how to convert your house floor area in feet to meters.

How much will my house cost?

To get a a useful answer from your prospective building construction contractor,you must in the first place ,provide an accurate description of your house together with specifications and standard materials expected to be used .Once this is received by the contractor then its a matter of a few days before you get an amazingly neat cost per square meters or total cost for constructing your dream house.This would ideally exclude the deck , terraces,sidewalk and drive way. … More How much will my house cost?