Construction

Building Codes of Pakistan: A Comprehensive Guide

May 25, 2022

The terrible earthquake on October 8, 2005 demonstrated that the earthquake requirements of the Pakistan Building Code 1986 must be comprehensively strengthened in order to ensure the safety of the population. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal, takes a look at Pakistan's building codes (seismic provisions).   Need for Seismic Guidelines[...]
Types of Glass Used in Construction

Types of Glass Used in Construction

May 25, 2022

The types and uses of glass have greatly evolved since it was first used in construction thousands of years ago. Advances in technology have led to the development of a wide range of specialty glass products that can be used to achieve specific design goals. Graana.com, Pakistan’s smartest property portal,[...]

Things You Need to Know About False Ceilings

May 23, 2022

False ceilings are an excellent element for your house to make a transformational change that is not only decorative but also beneficial. If you’re one for keeping your roofs plain and simple, it is time to rethink your decision. Since roofs are an integral feature in all constructions, enhancing them[...]
Types of Building Foundation

Types of Building Foundations

May 20, 2022

Choosing the right foundation is one of the most important decisions when building single-family homes, skyscrapers, or superstructures. Any building's foundation serves two purposes: it evenly distributes the weight and prevents any groundwater and moisture from seeping inside the structure. The sort of foundation acceptable for your project will be[...]
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How to Safely Dispose of Construction Waste

May 17, 2022

The unwanted materials produced during construction projects, renovation work, or demolition processes are collectively known as construction waste. It is often referred to as construction and demolition waste (CDW) in construction waste management. Thousands of tons of construction waste are produced each year from all the construction projects across the[...]

Things You Need to Know About Roof Heat Proofing

May 17, 2022

Increasing global temperatures are becoming an alarming cause for shifts in climate across the world. With these rising temperatures comes the necessity of protecting your home with heat resistance sheets for roof. It is a useful element that can save you from scorching heat as well as help in lowering[...]

The Differences Between Concrete, Cement & Mortar

May 17, 2022

Concrete, cement, and mortar are the terms that are used commonly in the construction industry by builders, architects, masons, and civil engineers. A layman will also be familiar with these terms, however, they might not know the difference between the three terms. They might think of concrete, cement, and mortar[...]

Existing vs. Under Construction Properties: Which One Should You Buy?

May 12, 2022

Purchasing a home is perhaps one of the most important decisions most people make. Therefore, investors should put all the time and effort into research before finalising anything. While there are many factors to consider, one of the most common questions most purchasers have is whether they should purchase an[...]

Smart Construction Materials: Types & Applications

May 9, 2022

As the world comes to pace with the impact of climate change, nations around the globe are taking steps to attain sustainable development. Therefore, there is a shift from traditional building materials and an increased focus on the use of technology in the real estate industry. These materials not only[...]

Building Materials: A Complete Guide

April 29, 2022

The materials used for the construction of buildings, houses, or any other structure are called building materials. There is a wide variety of building materials that are used in the construction industry. Building materials are chosen based on the type of projects and their cost-effectiveness. Some of the most commonly[...]