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Important terms related to the construction

While constructing a house, it will be helful to keep information about the terms related to it. You must have heard the words like foundation, plinth, footings and columns during the construction of a house. In this checklist, find some important terms and their meanings related to construction:


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Step No.1

After preparing the plan of the house, the first thing to do is get the exact plot marking done by the government office and to get the survey done by the surveyor.

Step No.2

First of all get the whole plot cleaned and get the layout marking done by the Architect and then start the work of excavation there.

Step No.3

After the excavation is completed, start the work of concrete foundation and after that start the work of plinth beams for making the walls of your house strong

Step No.4

If the plinth beam has not been layed, get the Damp Proof Course(DPC) done on the foundation to make your house water proof and then start constructing walls. Do not forget to mix water proofing agent like UltraTech ILW/ILW plus in the DPC. 

Step No.5

Do place a lintel beams while constructing the wall, so as to avoid dead weight on the doors and windows. 

Step No.6

After that, get the roof and slab work done.

Step No.7

Then go for plastering and curing of the walls and then start the work off looring and tiling. 

Step No.8

After that, comes the electric fittings, taps, fixing of doors and windows.

Step No.9

Lastly, get the painting done.

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