# Construction Works Archive

## Steps In Construction of Residential Building

Construction of residential building required following paper work before the start of actual construction. These steps are; Preparation of drawings as per requirements of consumers. Estimation of material cost, labor cost & contingencies. Approval of drawings & estimates from Client. …

## Placing & Compacting of Concrete

Reinforcement is the only additional item that differentiates R.C.C( Reinforced Cement Concrete) from P.C.C(Plain Cement Concrete). Generally, the size of coarse aggregates in R.C.C is 20mm. Else concrete mixing ratio, method of mixing and curing is same to that used …

## Protection of Green Concrete

Protection of fresh concrete from rain, sunlight and other weather factors is very important. Bad results will occur in case of negligence. Similarly, protect concrete from any direct hit during other construction activities. Concrete gain strength with time. With the …

## Detailed specifications of Cement Concrete

Cement concrete is composed of cement, fine aggregates, coarse aggregates and water. While writing detailed specifications, explain the specifications of every single ingredient in detail. Cement Cement is the basic and most important ingredient of cement concrete. Cement used for …

## Types of Construction Specifications

There are two types of specifications. General Specifications Detailed Specifications General Specifications General specifications provide a very brief explanation about construction materials and construction work. Generally, Architect mentioned these specifications on a drawing, which helps for estimating the construction work. …

## Basic Principles of Writing Specifications

Specifications define the quality of any construction work. Therefore, specifications should be clear. Language for specifications should be such that no chance of ambiguity lefts. Specifications are the important part of contract and it has legal value. In case of …

## Purposes of Specifications

What are Specifications? To define the quality required, material workmanship, its properties, types and strength of construction material is known as specifications. It is such kind of information, which cannot be described from construction drawing. For Example: Length and width of …