Easy Construction Program - Episode 11 - Hollow & Solid Concrete Block

What Is the Difference Between a Hollow & Solid Concrete Block? Concrete blocks, also called cinder blocks and cement blocks, come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. They are made out of a mixture of Portland cement, sand, gravel and water. Hollow blocks used for the internal partition and the rest walls Solid blocks used under slab on grade, around openings & in wet areas for h....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 9 - Advices for bidders - Part 3

Get a set of project specifications for use by your suppliers and subcontractors. You ’should be familiar with the project and the applicable construction codes. Identify the proposed construction schedule and subcontractor. Contact all potential suppliers and subcontractors as early as possible. Bidders must show they have the skills and experience to handle the project. ....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 8 - Advices for bidders - Part 2

Before submitting the tenders, it should be ensured that all the required tender papers are digitally signed by the Bidders. The bidder should submit signed and scan copy of detailed profile of the Organization The most useful drawings for the mechanical bidders are the floor plans, mechanical equipment schedules listing all the major equipment, detail drawings, enlarged sections, and cont....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 7 - Advices for bidders - Part 1

The technical information has to be prepared very carefully as indicated in the tender document since it will be the basis for determining the pre-qualification of Bidders The Bidders may download Tender Document along-with terms and conditions. The Bidders are requested to submit their bids prior to the last date of submission to avoid any technical or other difficulty resulting in non-submis....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 6 - A guide for buyers and sellers of material

English Text: This guide covers the basic steps in the order you would normally experience when buying or selling any materials. Making the right choices of Buying or selling the material about which material to buy, which or which agent you engage with Know what you want by making a list of all the essential features you require in Take your time Never rush or be pressured into making ha....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 5 - What is the Main CSI Divisions for MEP?

The main divisions are: Division 00 of the CSI Master Format covers procurement and contracting Requirements. Division 00 is not part of the technical specifications. The purpose of Division 00 is to provide a consistent framework for providing procurement and contracting requirements for the project. The information provided in Division 00 is vitally important to the contractor and shou....

Easy Construction Program - Episode 4 - Material Selection

Selected materials shall fulfill the following criteria: The material should be described in the design and code in the designer’s documents and specifications to be used to achieve the required function. The material matches standards specified by recognized national and/or international standardization bodies. The material is easily available in the market and in-stock by relevant dea....