Cityrene's In House Quality Checks!

Civil contractor in Chennai

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What do we do in our quality checks?

Being the best civil contractor in Chennai all our projects in execution will be assessed and certified on the same quality standards which fall under rigorous quality checks. The objective of quality check is to ensure definitive quality norms are adhered to at all stages of construction with maximum efficiency and minimum wastage.

Civil Execution

ARCHITECTURAL, STRUCTURAL COMPLIANCE

MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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  • Pre-excavation
  • Excavation & backfilling
  • Anti-termite treatment
  • Brick / block work masonry
  • Shuttering & Plastering
  • Waterproofing
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  • Floor Plan & Elevation
  • Tiling & Painting
  • Frame Arrangement
  • Design requirements
  • IS codes
  • Structural expertise
  • Structural reports
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  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Painting
  • Flooring
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  • Material management
  • Team management
  • Process management
  • Schedule management
  • Quality management

Civil contractor in Chennai: Cityrene's Checklist

Civil contractor in Chennai quality check

Civil Execution

  1. Identification of REFERENCE BASE LINES & PERMANENT BENCHMARKS check
  2. Is the establishment of MAIN GRID LINES,SUB-BASE LINES AND BENCHMARKS in both directions as per drawings?
  3. Check for MARKINGS OF BMs, CLs & GRID LINE as per specifications.
  4. Are all the INDIVIDUAL STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS as per drawings?
  5. Check if the PROTECTION of SURVEY PILLAR is up to mark.
  6. Is the establishment of BLOCK LEVELS acceptable?
  7. Is the check for the control of SURVEY WORK in the vertical direction done?
  8. Is the EGL Map preparation  done?
  1. Is the area to be EXCAVATED is cleared of all obstructions?
  2. Check the LAYOUT, ALIGNMENT & SIZE of excavation marked on the ground is as per the plan?
  3. Is adequate WORKING SPACES been provided all around?
  4. Is the FOUNDING STRATA free from any soft pockets.If not, remove and fill with lean concrete/sand so that it is suitable for laying PCC.
  5. Is the DRESSING of the excavated area good?
  6. Is the STABILITY of side slopes acceptable?
  7. Is the DEWATERING of the waterlogged area done?
  8. Is the excavated soil disposed to the specific area?
  9. Have the BARRICADING & CAUTION SIGNS been provided for deep excavations?
  10. Are the JOINT INSPECTION RECORDS done?
  1. Is only QUALITY APPROVED SOIL being used for backfilling?
  2. Is the backfilling being done in LAYERS, as specified?
  3. Is the backfilled area being WATERED sufficiently?
  4. Has the COMPACTION been done as specified?
  5. Is the backfilling done up to the SPECIFIED LEVEL?
  6. Has the BACKFILLED LEVEL been RECORDED?
  7. Has the DISPOSAL of surplus soil from the worksite been completed?
  1. Is the treatment of the earthworks for the area COMPLETE?
  2. Has the loose soil been removed from the area and CLEANED?
  3. Has RODING or CHANNELING been completed as specified (wherever applicable)?
  4. Is the CHEMICAL being used as per specifications?
  5. Is the CONCENTRATION of chemical emulsion acceptable?
  6. Is the spraying equipment (pumps & more) in GOOD WORKING CONDITION?
  7. Is the RATE OF APPLICATION of the chemical emulsion as specified?
  8. Check for UNIFORM APPLICATION of chemical emulsion?
  1. Have the preceding activities for the area completed?
  2. Is the FORMWORK & DIMENSIONS acceptable?
  3. Is the MIX PROPORTION as specified?
  4. Is the PLACEMENT & COMPACTION acceptable?
  5. Is the FINISHED LEVEL as specified?
  6. Is the SURFACE FINISH acceptable?
  7. Is the CURING acceptable?
  1. Is the cleanliness of the area to be CONCRETED acceptable?
  2. Is the FORMWORK & REINFORCEMENT as per relevant checklists?
  3. Are the other preceding activities (fixing of inserts, embedments & service conduits, etc.)COMPLETED?
  4. Is the SUPPORT to forms & rigidity of the assembly acceptable?
  5. Check for provision of ACCESS PLATFORMS & WALKWAYS
  6. Check for provision and working condition of CONCRETE AIDS
  7. Has the sequence been explained to & understood by the CONCRETING GROUP?
  8. Check for readiness of CONCRETE & FINISHING GROUP
  1. Is the SLUMP of the concrete being poured?
  2. Is the CONTINUOUS FLOW of concreted being ensured?
  3. Is the POURING HEIGHT of concrete acceptable?
  4. Is there PROPER VIBRATION for the concrete to fit tightly against all the surfaces,reinforcements & embedments?
  5. Is the CONCRETE BLEND being poured in separate layers?
  6. Check for correct use of PLANT & MACHINERY
  7. Is the concrete being poured with INITIAL SETTING time of cement?
  8. Check for provision of CONSTRUCTION JOINTS, if necessary
  9. Is there LEVELLING & FINISHING of exposed concrete surface for planar structures likes slabs & pavements?
  1. Check for suitable CURING ARRANGEMENTS
  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 for MARKING of location for service conduits & fittings wherever applicable
  5. Is there CORRECTIVE ACTIONS being taken for surface defects on exposed concrete?
  6. Check for removal of FORMS and its cleaning
  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 masonry as specified?
  4. Is the SUITABILITY & SAFETY of scaffolding acceptable?
  5. Check for wetting of BRICKS before using it
  6. Check for MORTAR MIX PROPORTION & JOINT THICKNESS
  7. Are the bricks being laid up with their FROGS UP?
  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 the sizes of door & window openings
  12. Check for CLEANING & RAKING of joints
  13. Is the CURING for old masonry sufficient?
  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 obtain 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 as specified?
  8. Are the DIMENSIONS & LEVELS as per drawings?
  9. Is the PACKING of interstices within masonry with stone chips effective?
  10. Is the CLEANING & RAKING of joints being done?
  11. Is the CLEANING OF DEAD MORTAR completed?
  12. Is the sufficiency of CURING acceptable?
  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?
  6. Check for MORTAR MIX PROPORTION & JOINT THICKNESS
  7. Check for BLOCK SIZES & WALL DIMENSIONS
  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 sufficient?
  14. Check for removal of DEBRIS
  1. Is the BAR BENDING SCHEDULE prepared?
  2. Is the bar bending schedule AVAILABLE for reference?
  3. Is the CUTTING & BENDING OF BARS as per 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 of 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 SEALING OF JOINTS & HOLES in shutter forms
  8. Check for READINESS of shutter forms for release to fix reinforcement
  9. Check for removal of shutter forms & scaffolds after SPECIFIED DURATION
  10. Check for CLEANING of scaffolds & shutters (post removal)
  11. Check for PROPER STACKING of scaffolds & shutters (post removal)
  1. Are the PRECEDING ACTIVITIES like fixing of service conduits, water supply & sanitation lines COMPLETE?
  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 for AVAILABILITY of cement & fine aggregate for plastering
  7. Check for PROPER MIXING of MORTAR
  8. Check for MORTAR MIX PROPORTION
  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
  13. Check for true level surface, right angles & plumb
  14. Is the MORTAR being consumed within the initial setting time of cement?
  15. Check for STRAIGHT EDGES, SHARP CORNERS & SMOOTH FINISH
  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 for CURING ARRANGEMENTS?
  22. Check for curing up to SPECIFIED DURATION

ARCHITECTURAL & STRUCTURAL COMPLIANCE

  1. Check for CLEANLINESS of base surface. Has the loose mortar & debris been removed from the work area?
  2. Have the preceding activities (fixing of doors, partitions, false ceiling, etc) been COMPLETED?
  3. Check for PROVISION of service conduits, junction boxes, etc
  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
  7. Check for availability of TILING MASONS
  8. Is the MORTAR MIXING PROPORTION as specified?
  9. Is 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 for CURING OF TILING for the specified period
  16. Check for CLEANING of tile surface
  17. Check for GRINDING & POLISHING
  18. Final check for TRUE LEVEL SURFACE, PATTERN, SURFACE FINISHES, SLOPE, etc
  19. Has the colored cement been used to fill the joints between tiles?
  1. Are the MANUFACTURER’S SPECIFICATIONS for painting available for reference?
  2. Check for AVAILABILITY of APPROVED SHADE DETAILS
  3. Check for cleaning of WALL & CEILING. Is it free from dead mortar, dirt, dust, algae, grease, etc?
  4. Check for FILLING OF PITS or UNDULATIONS in the PLASTER
  5. Check for SUITABILITY & SAFETY of scaffolding
  6. Is the SCAFFOLDING erected away from the surface so as to protect the surface from being painted?
  7. Check for AVAILABILITY of sufficient number of plastic emulsion containers
  8. Check for availability of PAINTING GROUPS
  9. Check for PRIMER APPLICATION
  10. Is the PROPORTION of PAINT & WATER MIX as per manufacturer’s specifications?
  11. Check for the CONSISTENCY of PAINT
  12. Check for UNIFORM APPLICATION of PAINT
  13. Check the NUMBER OF COATS
  14. Check the INTERVAL TIME between two coats
  15. Check for REMOVAL of scaffolds & cleaning
  1. Check for plumb for the doorframe 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
  4. Check for DIMENSIONS OF JAMBS & REVEALS
  5. Final check for PAINT, SURFACE FINISHES & GLAZING
  6. Check for REMOVAL of protective coating & cleaning of the aluminum door before handover
  1. We design the structure/frame arrangement based on the requirement and ensure that it’s aesthetic in nature.
  1. We design structural elements depending on the loads & design them keeping economy and elegance in mind, guaranteeing a safe, serviceable and durable structure.
  1. Structural elements are designed as per relevant Indian Standard Codes
  1. The structural detailing is done with expertise using the latest architectural softwares focusing precisely on safety while designing the framed structure.
  1. We work on the structure based on the soil test reports, which ensures the stability of the structure along with its longevity.

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 BOXES been fixed according to the button mark?
  4. Are all of the FIXED BOXES in one level?
  5. Is the SPACING between adjacent BOXES 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. Is it 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 been provided as per the approved drawings?
  5. Has the BLOCK WORK PLASTERING & WATERPROOFING 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. Is the height of PLUMBING FIXTURES as per drawings?
  11. Check for PROPER CURING for the concrete that has been packed
  12. As per requirement, is the PROPER SLOPE being maintained for sewage and wastewater lines?
  13. Are the SHAFTS for TOILETS, fixing of CLAMS using ANCHOR BOLTS for holding pipes in position 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

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  1. Ensure HIGH QUALITY MATERIAL management
  2. Check for ADHERENCE of project schedule at every stage
  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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