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by kartheek
September 26th, 2017, 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: House Construction - Experience
Replies: 212
Views: 36048

Re: House Construction - Experience

Hey, As said before, both Crabtree and Greatwhite are good per evaluation criterion. Just for cost factor you might want to go with one-vs-the-other. Nothing stops to use greatwhite for self occupancy purpose. -K Hi Karthick Any reason you are suggestion on greatwhite only for rented houses? Hi Swam...
by kartheek
September 25th, 2017, 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: House Construction - Experience
Replies: 212
Views: 36048

Re: House Construction - Experience

Hi Swamy, This weekend I did a bit of rounds to shops re electrical switches. I saw all the varieties that you have named above, plus also did look at GM, Anchor, & Greatwhite. The sampling approach: a switch and a socket fitted in 3M plate frame My opinion (yet to finalized for my house) based ...
by kartheek
August 4th, 2017, 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: House Construction - Experience
Replies: 212
Views: 36048

Re: House Construction - Experience

Hi Murali, My house construction is in progress in Whitefield. We are souring River sand from Hoskote Highway junction (Between Kadugode and highway toll gate) - you will find no. of trucks parked always. There you will find all variety of sand from AP & TN state. Be careful that you will be sur...
by kartheek
July 10th, 2017, 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: House Construction - Experience
Replies: 212
Views: 36048

Re: House Construction - Experience

Thanks Swamy for the info... One of the painting labour vendor is qouting 3500/- per chadra (100 sqft). This includes the following without material - labour only activities. 1) 3 coats of putty internal 2) 1 coat of primer 3) 2 coats of paint 4) wood paint whereever required 5) MS grill and window ...
by kartheek
July 7th, 2017, 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: House Construction - Experience
Replies: 212
Views: 36048

Re: House Construction - Experience

Hello Swamy and all, I need the info on labor charges for Painting. To be more specific... I'm looking for, 1. How is texture (outer walls) work charged (with and without material)? 2. Internal wall putty, primer and paint (with and without material) charges? 3. Wood polish charges? 4. MS grills and...
by kartheek
June 23rd, 2017, 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Engineered doors
Replies: 9
Views: 1122

Re: Engineered doors

You may try Maxon, NR doors & Leema. Check out patterns on their website.
by kartheek
June 21st, 2017, 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Going to start construction
Replies: 42
Views: 5366

Re: Going to start construction

Hey, I'm looking out for MS grill fabrication for my windows and ventilators. Please share you experience and current price range (per k.g. or per sft) for MS for 9, 10 & 12 mm thickness with MS angles around the frame. I got hold of one fabricator near my place, he is quoting including material...
by kartheek
May 22nd, 2017, 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: House Construction - Experience
Replies: 212
Views: 36048

Re: House Construction - Experience

Hi Swamy,

Great to hear that construction has reached flooring stage. Can you post the italian marble sample pic?

Thanks, Kartheek
by kartheek
April 17th, 2017, 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Going to start construction
Replies: 42
Views: 5366

Re: Going to start construction

@Sharma - did you get chance to explore more on uPVC windows and doors? anything shortlisted?

@All - any suggestions on UPVC windows? I'm confused between wood v/s UPVC (I know there is another thread which talks about these ;) ).

Thanks,
Kartheek
by kartheek
April 10th, 2017, 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Going to start construction
Replies: 42
Views: 5366

Re: Going to start construction

Thanks Sharma and Senapathi. It seems all three of us are in same stage. Mine is at Whitefield. 1. I got the borewell (950ft) done in Feb (12th) - yet to setup the motor. 2. I completed the footing grid marking yesterday and stated the excavation today (10th April). @Senapathi - where did you get th...

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