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What Makes Up A Home’s Foundation?

foundation

Have you ever wondered what part of a building is the most important? The truth is the type of foundation used to erect a structure determines the holding capacity or strength of that structure. This article talks about the best kind of foundation for your home. “Which type of foundation is better for home construction; a poured slab type at ...

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Construction Practices In Nigeria

construction practices

Construction practices in a developing country like Nigeria differ significantly in important aspects from practices in industrialized or developed countries. In Nigeria, the greatest challenge facing professionals in the field is that the practice of construction is not uniform. It varies with the client, size or complexity of the project from the perspective of the owners. This article sheds more ...

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Why Soil Test Is Essential Before Construction

soil test

In this part of the world little emphasis is placed on soil test before a building is erected, hence, there is a need to bring this aspect of structural engineering under radar and this article attempts to do justice to that. Not doing a soil test to determine the right kind of foundation for your building could spell doom for ...

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Understanding Property Management

Property Management Exquisite Sydney Harbour Mansion Bought For $52m By 27-year-old Chinese Property Mogul

Property management encompasses more than the usual business of monitoring and organizing. Property management or real estate management is an asset care process that ensures your property is cared for the way you would, even in your absence. Every property deserves good property management. So for you to get a correct and up-to-date evaluation of a property and day to day ...

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Why Building Projects Are Abandoned In Nigeria

building projects

In today’s Nigeria, the landscape is littered with abandoned building projects, roads, rails, ports and other infrastructural projects at all levels of governance from local government through the state government to the federal territory. It is quite unfortunate that many of building and infrastructural projects in Nigeria are out-rightly abandoned even at conception. When we talk of abandonment, we mean ...

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Ten things to consider when building your dream home

building your dream home

For an average man building your dream home is definitely a dream come true. It’s every sane man’s desire to find a worthy place to call home especially when it’s built or bought from their own sweat and not like it’s rented. There is always this sudden adrenaline rush that comes with owning your own house; it’s a dream come ...

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Strategies for improving the built environment

Built environment

For a healthy environment and quality standard of living, there is a need to implore strategies to save our built environment from degeneration. The incidence of poor housing quality in Nigeria and the negative effects emanating from it is quite worrisome. Nigeria has a wide range of severely degenerated urban environment resulting from the rapid rate of urbanization. In view ...

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How to Process Layout Approval in Lagos state

How to Process Layout Approval in Lagos state

A layout approval is consequential to every public or private building projects in Lagos state to ensure conformity to the state’s master plan. In this article, we take an indepth look at how to process layout approval in Lagos State. The details of layout and planning are essential to proper construction of a building. Layout prepares the site for the ...

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HOW TO GET BUILDING PLAN APPROVAL IN LAGOS

Processing a building plan approval is one of the most intricate aspects of erecting a structure. I like to think of building plan thus: Every idea starts with the gift of imagination! However, it has been proven that even the shortest pencil is better than the longest memory. Imagination needs to be captured otherwise it becomes a thing of the ...

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Tips for renovating an old property for less money

Renovating an old property

As excited as you are that you bought your dream house, there is bound to be this something you would notice that is not living up to the perfect picture.  It could either be an old kitchen or a puke greened bathroom tiles. Understandably, you won’t rest until you transform this place to your own patch of heaven. And just ...

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