Construction Defects

Construction Defects Construction defects are common, although most defects are minor and fairly inconsequential. However, the most dangerous defects can cause damage to people or property itself. Regardless of whether a defect is major or minor in nature, a problem remains: defects are generally not discovered until long after work is completed, and defending against … Read more

Construction Cranes

Construction Cranes The cranes are machines that are widely used in construction widely used in all sites that have to lift and move objects. Construction cranes are vital machinery as they perform a type of work that other construction machines cannot. With this type of heavy machinery, a relatively small number of workers can safely … Read more

Materials to Build a House

Materials to Build a House Bamboo for House Construction Bamboo as a decorative element has been widely used in homes and bamboo flowers have become very popular in the United States. In Asia and South America, houses are built with wood. Bamboo is an extremely strong wood, and is used for roads and bridges in … Read more

Materials to Build a Building

Materials to Build a Building Construction material is a raw material or, more often, a manufactured product used in the construction of buildings or civil engineering works. Construction materials are the components of the constructive and architectural elements of a building. Construction of buildings with Metallic Structure To carry out a building construction project, different … Read more

What does it take to Build a Building

What does it take to Build a Building? In addition to materials such as steel, concrete and wood for the construction of a building, technology, plans, structural calculations, etc. are needed. Architects and engineers use many different materials in their constructions and the choice of one or the other depends on several reasons. Construction technology … Read more

Building Construction

Construction of buildings: Just a few decades ago, cities were known, as cities of large houses, gardens and promenades. Little by little, multi-story buildings appeared and in recent years these buildings are the cause of a change in the profile of large cities. The cities have grown as much as the construction industry, growth that … Read more

Composite Construction

Composite Construction The composite construction is a generic term to describe any building construction involving multiple different materials . Composite construction is often used in the construction of airplanes, jet skis, and building construction. There are several reasons to use composite materials, including greater strength, aesthetics, and environmental sustainability. In structural engineering composite construction exists … Read more

Grouting, Method

Grouting Grouting is the filling of cracks and gaps in the ground and buildings with mortar and cement to fill the cracks. Also known as grout or chemical injection. It has the effect of impermeable water and prevent water leakage, and is widely used for fixing rock bolts in tunnel excavation and for impermeable purposes … Read more

Civil Contractor

A contractor is a person or company that provides goods or services to another entity, on the terms specified in the contract. Unlike an employee, a contractor does not regularly work for a company. Also called an independent contractor. The construction of a building is a complicated process that implies knowledge of architectural design, building … Read more