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Knowing The Right Foundation For Your Home

Right foundation

It is important to know the right foundation for your building. Having the right foundation for your building saves you a lot of trouble. This article reveals the components of a common foundation and their purpose to ensure a strong and stable house for years to come The foundation is the most important element of any building, be it a ...

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Basic steps in building a house

basic steps in building a house

This became necessary due to recent mails I received asking for advise on basic steps in building a house that once can effectively follow. It is for those who are not really sure of what steps to follow when planning for their house. Understanding the basic steps in building a house will aid your knowledge more and always make you ...

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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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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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The Process of Site Selection in Housing Scheme Projects

site selection

Selection of the site is, arguably, the single most important consideration in the process of providing housing. Factors such as the location, size and accessibility of a site and its proximity to amenities and services are important to the future development of a self-sustaining community. In the wider context, any new housing development will have a significant impact on the ...

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How to Identify a Good Quality Housing

good quality housing

In a country where only few houses are home-worthy, it shouldn’t be hard to tell a quality housing. However because of our constant exposure to economic hardship and poverty our idea of quality housing may have been compromised. So when a Nigerian says he lives in a house of high quality; a house that lives up to expectations and the ...

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