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Why Termite Control is necessary ? | How Termiticide works ?

Sunday, February 19, 2017 22:13 No Comments

Why Termite Control is necessary ? Termites are the most destructive wood pests. They cause damage to wooden structures by feeding on them. They feed on wooden structures like door frames, wooden paneling, floor parquet, cupboards and books.

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Definition of Lean Concrete | Normal Concrete | Rich concrete

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 17:12 No Comments

Definition of Lean Concrete Lean concrete is called if the cement content used in concrete is less than about 10% of the total contents. It is widely used in

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Definition of Shoring | Inclined, Horizontal and Vertical shores

Sunday, November 20, 2016 12:13 No Comments

Shoring Shoring is the Construction of a temporary structure required to support an unsafe existing structure. Temporary structure is known as shores. Shores are of following types: Raking or inclined shores

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Shallow foundation | Spread, Combined, Strap and Raft foundation

Friday, November 18, 2016 10:43 No Comments

Shallow foundation Shallow foundation may be defined as: Foundation whose depth is equal to or less than its width. Types of shallow foundation 1.Spread footing

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Damp proof course DPC | Causes of dampness in a building

Thursday, November 17, 2016 0:34 No Comments

Damp proof course A continuous water proof layer is provided above the ground level to prevent moisture to come up which is called damp proof course or DPC. Damp proof courses are provided at various levels

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