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 is the most commonly used building materials 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, you need to […]
To know the quality of bricks following seven tests can be performed. In these tests, some are performed in the laboratory and the rest are on the field. Compressive strength test Water Absorption test Efflorescence test Hardness test Size, Shape and Color test Soundness test Structure test 7 Tests to Justify the Qualities of Brick […]
When 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. We make different […]
There are different types of plaster used in building construction. Learn how many types of plaster are there in building construction.