Building Contractor Secrets: November 2016

Friday, 18 November 2016

The Secrets Of Asbestos Roofing Sheets You Must Know

Today on contractor secrets, i will be discussing on the reasons why asbestos has been banned as a roofing material in most advanced countries.

Asbestos according to history was derived Greek word ἄσβεστος meaning "unquenchable", it is a form of minerals and hydrous silicate of magnesium and is currently used as one of the most patronized roofing material in Nigeria. The use of asbestos as a roofing material has since been banned in other countries due to the fact that it has been linked to the source of most diseases.
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Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Investments: How to Invest In Hostels Around Higher Institutions In The Country

It’s a few months after my graduation from Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro and as a potential NYSC Member, I had to go for my clearance so I could be posted in a few weeks to come. On my way to the campus, I decided to talk a lil stroll across the street and then came to a point that had been a mini forest in the past.

The plot had been cleared with a gigantic mansion built on it. A hostel. Hostel business is one of the most profitable investments ever made by the smart persons in the Nigerian society. This is because you could make a lot of money on a yearly basis from hostels since new students are admitted yearly.
The truth is that hostels are the most rewarding businesses especially when they’re located around the campus. This is because a hostel located close or near the campus will often be priced more than that built miles away from the campus.
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High Cost Of Construction In Nigeria, 8 Reasons It Happens

I hope you enjoyed my previous post on the processes involved in getting approval for your building plan? Well, today we will be taking a deep look into the various factors greatly affecting the cost of construction. This is important especially for clients who’d always ask funny questions regarding the price of building materials in the market.
After reading this, I am sure your eyes will be opened to the various reasons why it costs a lot to develop a nice building for yourself and wonderful family. Please stay tuned as I list these below.
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Friday, 4 November 2016

Processes Involved in Applying And Getting An Approval For Building Permit In Lagos State

how to approve a building plan in lagos

For clients and contractors, having an approval for your building plan is one of the most important steps that must be taken in order for the construction to be considered as legal. This is because it takes the regulating body in every country to sign and approve a structural plan or blueprint before the commencement of a construction.

On  this post today, is delighted to take you through the processes involved in having your building plan or building blueprints or structural plans approved in any country. Because this blog is run by Nwachukwu Richard, A Nigerian Civil Engineer, this post is going to be created taking Lagos as a case study.
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