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What do we have in our house construction quality checklist?

Are you looking for a Chennai construction company who provide quality construction? You are at the right place. We provide 15 years warranty for our projects. Each of our project in execution will be assessed and certified on the same quality standards which fall under rigorous quality checks of our house construction quality checklist. The aim of quality check is to make sure definitive quality norms are adhered to at each stage of construction with maximum efficiency and least wastage.

Four Categories of Quality Check

Civil Execution

Architectural, Structural Compliance

Mechanical, Electrical,Plumbing

Project Management

Civil Execution

  2. Is the establishment of MAIN GRID LINES in both directions are as per the drawings?
  3. Is the establishment of SUB-BASE LINES AND BENCHMARKS in both directions are as per the drawings?
  4. Are the MARKINGS OF BMs, CLs & GRID LINE are checked as per specifications?
  5. Are all the INDIVIDUAL STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS as per the structural drawings?
  6. Is the PROTECTION of the SURVEY PILLAR up to the mark?
  7. Check if the establishment of BLOCK LEVELS are acceptable?
  8. Check the control of SURVEY WORK in the vertical direction.
  9. Check if the EGL Map preparation done?
  1. Is the area to be EXCAVATED is cleared of all obstructions?
  2. Check if the LAYOUT, ALIGNMENT & SIZE of excavation marked on the ground is as per the plan?
  3. Is there adequate WORKING SPACES provided all around?
  4. Is the FOUNDING STRATA suitable for laying PPC?
  5. Is the FOUNDING STRATA is free from all the soft pockets? If not, remove and fill with lean concrete/sand.
  6. Check if the DRESSING of the excavated area is good?
  7. Check if the STABILITY of side slopes acceptable?
  8. Is the DEWATERING of the waterlogged area done?
  9. Check if the excavated soil is disposed to the specific area?
  10. Have the BARRICADING & CAUTION SIGNS been provided for deep excavations?
  11. Check if the JOINT INSPECTION  is done?
  1. Check if only QUALITY APPROVED SOIL is being used for backfilling?
  2. Is the backfilling being done in LAYERS and up to the level as specified?
  3. Is the backfilled area being WATERED sufficiently and COMPACTION been done as specified?
  5. Has the DISPOSAL of surplus soil from the worksite been completed as specified?
  • Is the treatment of Anti-termite on earthworks for the area COMPLETE?
  • Is the loose soil removed from the area and CLEANED?
  • Is RODING or CHANNELING wherever applicable has been completed as specified?
  • Is the CHEMICAL being used as per specifications?
  • Is the CONCENTRATION of chemical emulsion acceptable?
  • Is the spraying equipment (pumps & more)  are in GOOD WORKING CONDITION?
  • Check if the RATE OF APPLICATION of the chemical emulsion is as specified?
  • Check for the UNIFORM APPLICATION of chemical emulsion.
  1. Have the preceding activities for PPC of the area completed?
  2. Check if the FORMWORK  DIMENSIONS are acceptable?
  3. Check if the MIX PROPORTION is as specified?
  4. Is the PLACEMENT & COMPACTION done properly as specified?
  5. Check if the FINISHED LEVEL is as specified?
  6. Is the SURFACE FINISH acceptable?
  7. Check if the  CURING is done properly?

Is the cleanliness of the area to be CONCRETED acceptable?

  1. Is the FORMWORK & REINFORCEMENT as per structural design?
  2. Are the other preceding activities like fixing of inserts, embedments & service conduits, etc. has been COMPLETED?
  3. Is the SUPPORT to forms & rigidity of the assembly acceptable?
  4. Check if the provision of ACCESS PLATFORMS & WALKWAYS is done properly.
  5. Check for the provision and working condition of CONCRETE AIDS
  6. Has the sequence been explained to & understood by the CONCRETING GROUP?
  7. Check for the readiness of CONCRETE & FINISHING GROUP
  1. Is the SLUMP of the concrete being poured is correct?
  2. Is the CONTINUOUS FLOW of concreted being ensured?
  3. Check if the POURING HEIGHT of concrete is acceptable?
  4. Is there a PROPER VIBRATION for the concrete to fit tightly against all the surfaces, reinforcements & embedment?
  5. Is the CONCRETE BLEND being poured in separate layers?
  6. Check for the correct use of PLANT & MACHINERY by the labours.
  7. Check if the concrete is being poured with an INITIAL SETTING time of cement?
  8. Check for provision of CONSTRUCTION JOINTS, wherever necessary.
  9. Is there LEVELLING & FINISHING of the exposed concrete surface for planar structures likes slabs & pavements done?
  1. Check if the  suitable CURING ARRANGEMENTS are done.
  2. Is the adequate amount of CURING being ensured for the specified period?
  3. Check for inserts and embedments EXPOSURE that are flush with the concrete surface
  4. Check if there is a clear MARKING of location for service conduits & fittings wherever applicable.
  5. Is there CORRECTIVE ACTIONS being taken for surface defects on exposed concrete?
  6. Check if the removal of FORMS and its cleaning done properly
  1. Is there AVAILABILITY of BRICKS as per daily requirements?
  2. Is the work area CLEANED off of the loose mortar, concrete, debris, etc on the end of each day?
  3. Is the ALIGNMENT & LOCATION of masonry as specified?
  4. Is the SUITABILITY & SAFETY of scaffolding acceptable?
  5. Check for wetting of BRICKS before using it
  6. Check if the MORTAR MIX PROPORTION & JOINT THICKNESS are as specified.
  7. Are the bricks being laid up with their FROGS UP?
  8. Are the dimensions, plumb level & right angles are as specified?
  9. Check if there is a proper BOND between old & new masonry.
  10. Is the staggering of vertical joints being ensured?
  11. Check for the sizes of door & window openings as per the drawings.
  12. Check for CLEANING & RAKING of joints
  13. Check if the CURING for old masonry is done sufficiently.
  14. Check for removal of DEBRIS.
  1. Is there AVAILABILITY of SIZE STONES as per daily requirements?
  2. Are the HEARTING, BOND, QUOIN & FACE STONES properly hammer dressed to get desirable shapes?
  3. Is the ALIGNMENT & LOCATION of masonry as desired?
  4. Is the WETTING of size stones being ensured?
  5. Is the MORTAR MIX PROPORTION as specified?
  6. Is the staggering of VERTICAL JOINTS being ensured?
  7. Is the THICKNESS OF MORTAR JOINTS are as specified in the drawing?
  8. Are the DIMENSIONS & LEVELS as per drawings?
  9. Is the PACKING of interstices within masonry with stone chips are done effectively?
  10. Is the CLEANING & RAKING of joints being done properly?
  11. Is the CLEANING OF DEAD MORTAR completed?
  12. Is the CURING done properly?
  1. Is there AVAILABILITY of BRICKS as per daily requirements?
  2. Is the work area CLEANED off of loose mortar, concrete, debris, etc.?
  3. Is the ALIGNMENT & LOCATION of concrete block masonry as specified in the construction drawings?
  4. Is the SUITABILITY & SAFETY of scaffolding acceptable?
  5. Is the MOISTURE of concrete blocks before placing suitable?
  8. Are the dimensions, plumb level & right angles as specified?
  9. Check for BOND between old & new masonry
  10. Is the staggering of VERTICAL JOINTS being ensured?
  11. Check for sizes of door & window openings
  12. Check for CLEANING & RAKING of joints
  13. Is the CURING for old masonry enough?
  14. Check for removal of DEBRIS
  1. Is the BAR BENDING SCHEDULE ready?
  2. Is the bar bending schedule AVAILABLE for reference?
  3. Is the CUTTING & BENDING OF BARS as per the code (BBS)?
  4. Check for CLEANLINESS of bars.
  5. Is the FIXING OF BARS correct as per construction drawings?
  6. Is the TYING OF REINFORCEMENT with BINDING WIRE satisfactory?
  7. Check for LOCATION of service conduits
  8. Check for READINESS of reinforcement to release for concreting
  1. Is the CLEANLINESS of forms acceptable?
  2. Check for assembly of scaffolds & shutters w.r.t. SHUTTERING SCHEMES?
  3. Check for provision & arrangement of SHUTTERING SCHEME
  4. Check for RIGIDITY and safety of the assembled forms
  5. Check for CONFORMANCE of the assembled forms according to the DIMENSIONS, SHAPES, LINES & GRADE in the drawings?
  6. Check for SEALING OF JOINTS & HOLES in shutter forms
  7. Check for READINESS of shutter forms for release to fix reinforcement
  8. Check for removal of shutter forms & scaffolds after SPECIFIED DURATION
  9. Check for CLEANING of scaffolds & shutters (post-removal)
  10. Check for PROPER STACKING of scaffolds & shutters (post-removal)
  1. Are the PRECEDING ACTIVITIES like fixing of service conduits, water supply & sanitation lines done properly?
  2. Check for RAKING of MASONRY JOINTS & HACKING on RCC surfaces
  3. Check for CLEANING & WASHING of masonry & RCC surfaces
  4. Check for SUITABILITY & SAFETY of scaffolding
  5. Check for REMOVAL of mould-releasing agent stains from the exposed concrete surfaces
  6. Check if there is enough cement & fine aggregate required for plastering
  7. Check for PROPER MIXING of MORTAR
  9. Check for ADDITION of WATERPROOFING COMPOUND, if specified
  10. Check for completion of CEILING PLASTER prior to plastering
  11. Did the PLASTERING start from the top and worked its way downwards to the floor?
  12. Check for THICKNESS & NUMBER OF COATS of plaster done.
  13. Check for true level surface, right angles & plumb
  14. Is the MORTAR being consumed within the initial setting time of cement?
  16. Check for ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES such as grooves, bands, etc
  17. Check for TRUE LEVEL SURFACE & SMOOTHNESS of plaster
  18. Check for REMOVAL of dead mortar & debris
  19. Check for SEALING OF OPENINGS in masonry for scaffolds
  20. Is the DATE OF PLASTERING marked on the plastered walls?
  21. Check if the CURING ARRANGEMENTS are done properly?
  22. Check if the curing is done for the  SPECIFIED DURATION.

Architectural & Structural Compliance

  1. Check for CLEANLINESS of base surface before the tiling work is done. Has the loose mortar & debris been removed from the work area?
  2. Have the preceding activities like fixing of doors, partitions, false ceiling, etc have been COMPLETED properly?
  3. Check if the PROVISION of service conduits, junction boxes, etc are done as specified.
  4. Is the APPROVED PATTERN of LAYING available for reference?
  5. Are SLOPES for the tiled surface finalized?
  6. Check for availability of TILES & other construction aids before the work starts.
  7. Check for availability of TILING MASONS
  8. Is the MORTAR MIXING PROPORTION done as specified?
  9. Check if the THICKNESS OF MORTAR BED acceptable?
  10. Check for PATTERN of LAYING
  11. Check for the THICKNESS of JOINTS between tiles
  12. Check for TILING around doors, sanitary fittings, columns, partitions, etc
  13. Check the FINISHING of EDGES for cut tiles
  14. Check for the ADDITION of PIGMENT to cement, if required
  15. Check if the CURING OF TILING is done for a specified period
  16. Check for CLEANING of tile surface
  17. Check for GRINDING & POLISHING
  19. Has the coloured cement been used to fill the joints between tiles properly?
  1. Are the MANUFACTURER’S SPECIFICATIONS for painting available for reference?
  3. Check for the cleanliness of WALL & CEILING.
  4. Check if the wall and ceiling are free from dead mortar, dirt, dust, algae, grease, etc?
  6. Check for SUITABILITY & SAFETY of scaffolding
  7. Is the SCAFFOLDING erected away from the surface so as to protect the surface from being painted?
  8. Check for the AVAILABILITY of a sufficient number of plastic emulsion containers
  9. Check for availability of PAINTING GROUPS
  10. Check if the PRIMER APPLICATION is done as specified.
  11. Is the PROPORTION of PAINT & WATER MIX as per manufacturer’s specifications?
  12. Check for the CONSISTENCY of PAINT
  15. Check the INTERVAL TIME between two coats.
  16. Check for REMOVAL of scaffolds, cleaning and proper stacking.
  1. Check for plumb for the door frame w.r.t. MASONRY OPENING. 
  2. Check for plumb for the door w.r.t. MASONRY PLUMB.
  3. Check for PLASTERING of WINDOW FRAMES to walls by screws
  6. Check for REMOVAL of protective coating & cleaning of the aluminium door before handover
  • Check for the design of the structure/frame arrangement.
  • Check if the structure/frame is arranged based on the requirement and make sure that it’s aesthetic in nature.
  1. Check if the design of structural elements is designed depending on the loads & design them keeping economy and elegance in mind, guaranteeing a safe, serviceable and durable structure.
  1. Check if the structural elements are designed as per relevant Indian Standard Codes
  1. Check if the structural detailing is done with expertise using the latest architectural software focusing precisely on safety while designing the framed structure.
  1. Check if the structure is designed based on the soil test reports, to ensures the stability of the structure along with its longevit

Electrical & Plumbing

  1. Is the FFL given from the PROJECT’S TEAM correct & verified?
  2. Is BUTTON MARK LEVEL on the wall for plastering correct?
  3. Have the electrical BOXES been fixed according to the button mark?
  4. Are all of the FIXED BOXES in one level?
  5. Check if the SPACING between the adjacent BOXES is correct?
  6. Are the required TOOLS for CHIPPING available?
  7. Has the RIGHT ANGLED CHIPPING been ensured at the corner of the chipped area?
  8. Have the CONDUITS been inserted into the box?
  9. Is the PROPER SIZED BOX fixed?
  10. Check for completion of PROPER CURING for all the places where chasing/chipping has been done.
  11. Is the chasing/chipping places have been  filled with CONCRETE/CEMENT MORTAR?
  1. Are the latest drawings for the activity available?
  2. Are all the REQUIRED TOOLS available?
  3. Has the necessary CLEARANCE from CIVIL EXECUTION TEAM been given to start the plumbing work?
  4. Has the CUTOUT for plumbing been provided as per the approved drawings?
  5. Has the BLOCK WORK PLASTERING & WATERPROOFING has been completed?
  6. Has the MARKING of INTERNAL PLUMBING LINES on the walls been done accurately according to the meter marking?
  7. Have the THREADED JOINTS been properly covered with Teflon tape?
  8. Has the CONCRETE PACKING been done properly wherever required?
  9. Have the OUTLET LEVELS been levelled properly using spirit level?
  10. Check if the height of PLUMBING FIXTURES as per drawings?
  11. Is the PROPER CURING for the concrete that has been done?
  12. Check if PROPER SLOPE is being maintained for sewage and wastewater lines as specified?
  13. Are the SHAFTS for TOILETS, fixing of CLAMS using ANCHOR BOLTS for holding pipes in place been fixed away from the bore packing area?
  14. Is PROPER SLOPE being maintained for the same as prescribed in the drawings?
  15. Check for the SOIL LINES connection to the inspection chambers at the ground level or at the basement
  16. Check if the WASTE WATER LINES are connected to the gully traps at the ground level or at the basement and then connected to the inspection chambers
  17. Check if all the TRAPS are sealed with a gunny bag & a layer of PLASTER OF PARIS at the top to minimise the choke up problem
  18. Check for the COMPLETION of PROJECT as per the floor plan & elevation & structural design.

Project Management

  1. Ensure HIGH QUALITY MATERIAL management is done
  2. Check for ADHERENCE of project schedule at every stage of the project
  3. Check for PROCESS ADHERENCE at every stage
  4. Check if QUALITY CHECKS are being done at every stage of the construction project 

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