Month: April 2011

Builders Enjoying Profits by Lowered Floor Height

Builders of Hyderabad are decreasing the floor height to make some extra floors and attain huge profits through residential projects. According to the revised GO-86 of 2006, the building permissions are given with respect to the height of an apartment…

No Mortgage Fee on New Projects Likely

The Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) on approval with the stamps and registration departments are planning a proposal to scrap the one percent mortgage fee levied on builders undertaking new projects. As per the current norm, 10 percent of…

Nobody is Willing to Stay at JNNURM Homes

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has recently found out that JNNURM homes which are meant for urban poor are not getting occupied. Less than 1,700 housing units have been occupied out of the 17,000 units that were allotted a year…

Ensure Quality Bricks for Your Home Construction

Quality of bricks ensure strength of the building. Common burnt clay bricks are recommended for building a house. Red clay bricks have been in use from many years for home constructions. The red bricks are much heat resistant and hence are preferred keeping Hyderabad heat in mind.Many people get confused while choosing between the clay and cement bricks. Both have their own unique features. But, red clay bricks are more fire resistant than the cement ones and hence are mostly preferred.

Assess the Quality of Sand Used for Your Home Construction

Assessing the quality of sand is a great idea to ensure the best construction. Sand is said to have more impact on the strength of the construction. The building may develop cracks or damages with use of improper quality of sand. Like any other material, there are certain features that determine the quality of sand. Good quality sand should not possess more than 4% of silt content. It should have natural and crushed stone sand. It must be free from organic matter and other dirt particles.