Sthapatya Concrete Solutions LLP is one of the leading structural audit consultant Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai. Structural audit of the building in simple terms means Health Check-up of the building structure. This is a thorough inspection of the building structure wherein the RCC main frame members are evaluated for strength and durability parameters along with the other parameters such as plumbing, external plaster, terrace, lifts, etc. the structural audit is mandatory for all buildings more than 15 years of age as per the MCGM and Model Society Bye Law No 77. The frequency is every 5 years for buildings older than 15 years up to 30 years and every 3 years after the building becomes more than 30 years old.
Structural audit of buildings in Mumbai
It is informed that presently 500 crores are spent annually for restoration of buildings in Mumbai alone. It is estimated that this will shoot up to 5000 crores or so in next 10 years.
Sthapatya is BMC approved structural auditors in Mumbai for conducting structural audit of existing buildings. We are also NMMC and & also TMC approved structural auditors in Thane and Navi Mumbai.
Structural audit of residential building
A visual inspection survey of the building is carried out all flats/shops & also External Façade of the building, Terrace, Staircase, Stilts, Lift Machine Room, Pump Room 365 зщкт Compound Wall, Plumbing lines (water supply and service)
The age and the repair history of the building is recorded along with feedback from members create a solid comviq autogiro.
Based on the above data, the report is prepared which consists of probable causes of distress, areas with critical structural distress, condition of terrace waterproofing, plumbing lines, external façade, water tanks and common areas. The corrective measures are also recommended along with the methodologies and specifications.
For structural audits of old buildings the structural audit consultant needs to conduct NDT (Non Destructive Testing) on the RCC members as mandated by the BMC. These tests include;
- Schimdt Hammer Test
- Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Test
- Concrete Core Test
- Carbonation Test
- Half Cell Potential Test
- Chemical Test
As one of the leading structural audit consultants Mumbai Sthapatya has done structural audit of more than 200 buildings in last 11 years.
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