Building Contractor Secrets: May 2018

Friday, 25 May 2018

5 Reasons Why Sand Is Added To Concrete

heap of sharp sand

I just stumbled upon the question "Why is sand added to concrete? On Quora and so I think there might just be several other people out there with a similar question and so I decided to bring it closer for you my reader too.
On this Post, I'll explain the reasons why sand is always added to concrete
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Wednesday, 16 May 2018

What Is The Number Of Tiles Required For 3 Bedroom Flat In Nigeria

tiles for 3 bedroom flat in nigeria

Welcome to another exciting article on this blog, this time i would be talking about another important aspect of building that matters to you as a client and as a building contractor. In the past, i got a lot of phone calls, Whatsapp and text messages asking for an estimated cost of tiling a building. One of the people that contacted me said he's been spending a lot of cash on his tiler who always keeps asking for more pocket of tiles. He's obviously been cheating right? Well, i know there are several others out there being cheated on the issue of tiling and so i have come with this article on "What Is The Cost Of Tiling 3 Bedroom Flat In Nigeria".
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Wednesday, 9 May 2018

7 Factors That Affects The Cost Of Building 3 Bedroom Flat In Nigeria

Hi everyone, i really appreciate your calls and emails asking for different stuffs from cost estimation to my opinion and suggestions, it really means this blog is reaching the right ones at the right time and for this reason, i want to make make a post on factors that may affect the cost of building a 3 bedroom flat in Nigeria.

I decided to make this post because i was recently working on a site when someone came complaining that the cost used to build his own house is far higher than what has been spent on the one i was working on.
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Sunday, 6 May 2018

What Is The Difference Between Mortar, Cement, Concrete and Cement Paste

difference between cement and concrete and cement mortar

Today i want to answer one important question that has always occurred to me when i try to brainstorm on some new topics to write on my blog. Its a question that might be of great importance to you as a civil engineering student also. The question is "What is the difference between Concrete, Cement Paste and Mortar?"
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Saturday, 5 May 2018

Surest Way To Earn Bitcoin Without Spending A Dime

Do you wonder where you can get some free bitcoins? For many of us, the discovery of Bitcoin is like the discovery of organic foods. We can see the benefits of using them but find it difficult to justify the cost, and then there is the risk that we’ll be getting a bad deal since we don’t know what we’re doing.

In Bitcoin, it’s like every organic food store has someone out front, offering free samples. Also, there’s a library everywhere you look, but only a few of those libraries have any good information. 
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Thursday, 3 May 2018

13 Types of Cement In Civil Engineering And Their Uses

Cement used in Civil works and their uses

There are over 10 types of Cement in Civil Engineering. Some are however not used in everyday civil works as they're only required for special cases.

13 Types of Cement In Civil Engineering And What They're Used For

On this post, I'll make a list of 13 types of cement used in Civil Engineering Works. This is however not the final list as I know there might be other types of cement that I'll encounter someday as I continue to Practice in the Engineering field.
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Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Top 5 Loads In Every Civil Engineering Structure

Have you ever come across the word "Load"? Do you ever wonder what it means when someone, maybe a lecturer mentions Design load or similar terms such as Live loads, Dead Loads, etc? It is a post about Top 5 Loads in Every Civil Engineering Structure

Well, worry no more because on this post, i am going to explain each one of these loads as it applies to Civil Engineering Structures.

Top 5 Loads In Every Civil Engineering Structure

Here is a list of 5 most common loads that exists in  and affects every Civil engineering structure.
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