Cracks can occur due to chemical reactions in construction materials, changes in temperature and climate, foundation movements and settling of buildings, environmental stresses like nearby trains, earth quakes etc. Faulty design, bad quality materials, wrong method of construction, weather effects and lots of wear and tear can create cracks in walls, floors and ceilings. Here are given various reasons of cracks and their prevention techniques. Prevention Create slip joints under the support of RCC slab on walls. Thermal Movement All materials expand on heat and contract on cool.
Causes and Remedies of Cracks in Concrete Buildings
Construction Updates: CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF CRACKS IN BUILDING
A Case Study of Residential Buildings Subjected to Cracking Failures
The study was designed to find out strategies for controlling cracks in residential building, in Niger south senatorial district. Among the specific purposes of the study were determining the availability to facilities for controlling cracks in residential building, determine the methods of detecting cracks in residential building, and determining the availability of personnel for detecting cracks in residential building and also the strategies adopted to improve the control of cracks in residential building in Niger south senatorial district. The study adopted description survey research design and the area of the study is Niger south senatorial district.