An ordinary person can estimate reinforcement as a lump sum. I see many people estimate reinforcement as a percentage of concrete volume. Such as 2% or 1.5% of concrete volume. But as a construction professional you shouldn’t estimate rebar quantity as a percent of concrete volume. You should estimate that as shown in the structural […]

## What Should Be The Water-Cement Ratio For Plastering Mortar

How much water do we need to prepare cement mortar for plastering? What should be the water-cement ratio for plastering? These questions are flowing in my mind for several days. Our common practice is, we don’t give much attention to the water content of plastering mortar. We just leave it to masons who involve in […]

## Cement Mortar Calculation For Plastering: The Easiest Way

Updated September 8th, 2020Cement mortar is the most commonly used building material for plastering. The main ingredients of cement mortar are cement and sand. It’s prepared by mixing cement, sand, and water. Before plastering a surface we first need to get the required volume of cement and sand. To calculate the cement and sand volume, […]

## How To Calculate Tiles Needed For A Floor

Nowadays, tiles is used in almost all residential buildings. In a building, tiles are used almost everywhere – stair, lobby, apartment, roof, etc. In this post, I’ll share how to calculate tiles needed for a floor of a room in an apartment. In an apartment, there are many types of room. Such as bedroom, kitchen […]

## How to Calculate Materials for 5 Inches Thick Brickwork

Updated August 19th, 2020When you plan to make brick walls on a building floor, the first step is to estimate the brickwork quantity and the second step is to calculate the required materials for the brickwork. You then need to purchase and stack the materials on your project. Then you can start making brick walls. […]

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