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    Factors Affecting Selection of Site – Building Construction Site Selection

    A proper site selection is one of the most important steps before beginning construction works. The contractor or civil engineer should consider key factors affecting when selecting a site. Site selection of a building should be done based upon some surveys of various aspects of the site such as the development of the site, cost, the stability of […] More

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    Types of Quantity Surveyors

    If you are looking for the types of quantity surveyors, then you have come to the right place. A professional quantity surveyor works between the contractor and the client on a project. The professional quantity surveyor consists of private practices quantity surveyors who shares his honest opinion and advises the clients while working with an […] More

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    Provisional Sums

    Provisional sums are included in bills of quantities for items of work which cannot be fully described or measured in accordance with the rules of the method of measurement at the time of tender. For work measured under the rules of SMM7. where these details cannot be supplied, the work is classified as undefined and the contractor […] More

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    20 Different Types of Paint for Interior Walls and Exterior Surface

    Paint is a finishing material that gives a building to next level. Here is a list of different types of paints using based on technical specifications. This paints guide help you to use the right paints for the house, residential, office buildings, commercial and other industrial building construction projects. Let’s take a look types of wall paint and types […] More

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    Types of Footing – Building Construction Foundation

    Different types of footing foundations are used in building construction. It depends on soil condition and loads from the structure. Footing is structural elements that transmit to the soil column loads, wall loads or lateral loads. It is advisable to know suitability of each types of foundation before making any decision for their selection in […] More

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    Cube Method Estimating

    The cube method estimating is a single rate method of estimating based on the cubic content of a building. Cost per cubic metre method is specific for building projects and aims to overcome the current criticism floor area method that does not take into account possible variations of the storey height. The building volume method […] More

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    Storey Enclosure Method Estimating

    Storey enclosure method is a single rate method estimating, this method has largely unused in practice. It measures the area of external walls, floors and roof areas (effectively enclosing the building) and multiplying them by an appropriate weighting factor. Take into account of the difference in plan shape total floor area, the vertical position of the floors, overall height, storey […] More

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    Superficial Floor Area Method Estimating

    Superficial area method is the most popular preliminary estimating method. Floor area method of estimating facilities costs is frequently used in building and residential home construction. This method is an approximate cost obtained by using an estimated price for each unit of gross floor area. The main reason for the popularity of the area method is its […] More

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