Category: Property Connect

#NtaPropertyConnect: Damage & Repair of Brick Walls in Construction

It gives a sense of stability to see brick buildings. Homeowners have welcomed exposed bricks on their homes, but they are not without problems. Brick walls often have cracks in them. Although cracked brickwork does not necessarily indicate a serious structural issue, it can lead to water damage and mold growth. Damage of Brick Walls […]

Damage & Repair of Brick Walls in Construction — Construction Cost

#NtaPropertyConnect: Various Brick Testing Methods in Construction

Constructions made of bricks are considered to be the world’s oldest and most useful building material. It is imperative to determine the suitability and quality of bricks used in such constructions, considering their immense importance. So, to be sure the structure is strong and stable, several tests must be performed on brick. Various phases of […]

Various Brick Testing Methods in Construction — Construction Cost

#NtaPropertyConnect: The 10 Types of Concrete Used in Construction

Concrete is made up of a mixture of coarse particles called aggregates. As they combine, the result is a hardening material. A concrete’s strength, durability, heat resistance, and workability depend on the amount of water and cement it contains. With fresh concrete, you can create any shape you like: circles, rectangles, squares, or other shapes. […]

The 10 Types of Concrete Used in Construction — Construction Cost

#NtaPropertyConnect: What you need to know About Floor & Wall Tiles

In terms of size and thickness, wall and floor tiles differ primarily based on the materials used in their production and the type of glossy finish they have. Materials used to make floor tiles and wall tiles may differ. However, each tile serves a different purpose. Since the floor is subject to heavy traffic and […]

What you need to know About Floor & Wall Tiles — Construction Cost

#NtaPropertyConnect: Tests to Determine the Crushing Strength of Aggregates in Construction

The mechanical strength of a road-stone is one of the major requirements. It is used to determine aggregates’ ability to withstand stress caused by moving vehicles, namely crushing by moving vehicles. As well as providing sufficient resistance to crushing under the roller, the aggregates should also resist crushing under the rigid tires of heavily loaded […]

Tests to Determine the Crushing Strength of Aggregates in Construction — Construction Cost

#NtaPropertyConnect: The Uses; Grades of Concrete in Construction

Concrete grades according to its strength and composition, as well as the 30-day minimum strength. Mpa is the unit of measure for the grade in concrete, with M denoting mix weight and Mpa denoting overall strength. Different kinds of mixes (M), which consist of cement, sand, and fine aggregate, differ in the proportions of their […]

The Uses & Grades of Concrete in Construction — Construction Cost

Money Matters: Understanding How a Mortgage #NtaPropertyConnect: Loan Can Be a Productive Investment

Most people tend to think of a mortgage loan as a necessary evil, an expense that has to be managed. But under the right circumstances, your mortgage can become a smart investment – something that makes you money instead of costing you money.

Money Matters: Understanding How a Mortgage Loan Can Be a Productive Investment — Mortgage & Real Estate News

#NtaPropertyConnect: Tourist attractions in Nigeria – Tinapa

TINAPA FREE ZONE AND RESORT The charm of Calabar mingled with the taste of its rich culture gives Tinapa Free Zone and Resort that magnificent scenario that meamerizes tourists. It has 860,000 Sq ft let table retail space, an entertainment strip that houses a digital camera, restaurants, a mini amphitheater, casino and children’s arcade,a studio […]

Tourist attractions in Nigeria #11 — AMIGO

#NtaPropertyConnect: Tourist attractions in Nigeria – Waterfalls

AWHUM WATERFALL Awhum boasts of numerous immaculate lakes, waterfalls and a monastery. The waterfall forms beautiful scenery where water cascades over its top forming a stream, which has become a religious tourist site. It is close to the Awhum monastery. Location :Awhum, Enugu State

Tourist attractions in Nigeria #5 — AMIGO

#NtaPropertyConnect: Sci-Fi Tip: Futuristic Construction Technologies

My Ph.D. thesis, Design in the Digital Age: In Search of a Collaborative Paradigm, was all about finding novel ways to help designers interact with their clients. I had envisioned a tablet-based Virtual Reality environment with Augmented Reality elements for the client, thus allowing them to better understand what the architect or designer was trying […]

Sci-Fi Tip: Futuristic Construction Technologies — Nicholas C. Rossis