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by ragalax
December 1st, 2019, 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Borewell - Need suggestion
Replies: 3
Views: 452

Re: Borewell - Need suggestion

for a 30x40 if you have kaveri water supply there is no need for borewell. its waste of money (min 3lakhs). i have built 6 units (excluding watchman family) on a 40x60 without borewell near vijayabank layout and for the last 3 years we have not purchased not even a single tanker (not even in summer)...
by ragalax
October 3rd, 2019, 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems related CC/OC not provided by builder
Replies: 3
Views: 749

Re: Problems related CC/OC not provided by builder

In that building BBMP has given permission for building only 4 kitchens (4 residential units) but the builder might have constructed many units in place of 4. and BBMP gives permission only for stilt+gound+upper 2 floors only in case if residential house and maximum up to 4 kitchens since you have t...
by ragalax
June 18th, 2019, 9:08 am
Forum: Bangalore East
Topic: Water Meters for residential house
Replies: 3
Views: 712

Re: Water Meters for residential house

you can get these in any hardware shops ( i don't have contact near whitefield area)
by ragalax
June 17th, 2019, 11:44 am
Forum: Bangalore East
Topic: Water Meters for residential house
Replies: 3
Views: 712

Re: Water Meters for residential house

go with brand "Kranti" a 20mm dia size meter will cost you around 700-800 (i think, i don't remember exact price )
i am using this brand for the last 5 years in different building, no issues so far
by ragalax
June 17th, 2019, 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: [Fixed] RCC sump tank seepage
Replies: 4
Views: 948

Re: RCC sump tank seepage

apply only in the leaky areas, as you have already mixed water proofing liquid while concreating the sump walls its not required to apply everywhere.
by ragalax
June 14th, 2019, 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: [Fixed] RCC sump tank seepage
Replies: 4
Views: 948

Re: RCC sump tank seepage

good that you have done testing of the sump before filling. mostly masons will tell once after the plastering nothing will happen, as they have never tested the sump filling with water in their life. ok coming to the solution part of the sump leakage, where ever leakage is there remove the top layer...
by ragalax
May 16th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: RMC vs site mix comparison
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Re: RMC vs site mix comparison

RMC testing, my 2 cents: i have requested the RMC supplier to leave the cubes at site and i have let the cubes on the top of the newly built slab and i have also asked them to take samples of the same material to test under their standards. the end result is not much difference both the samples have...
by ragalax
May 14th, 2019, 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Information need on bore well submersible pump
Replies: 3
Views: 1153

Re: Information need on bore well submersible pump

this spec is more you can go with 5hp and 50 stage(more than sufficient), unless untill you have lot of water in the borewell.
i am not sure about the brand ( if i have to select one, i will go with a brand that provides more warranty and easy maintenance )
by ragalax
February 4th, 2019, 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: RCC Sump- Water level reducing
Replies: 3
Views: 805

Re: RCC Sump- Water level reducing

Manish, i am sure there will be a leak in the sump. i don't know how big your sump is but an inch a day is bit too much. these are the steps to check the sump construction. 1. after construction of sump don't fill the side of the sump. (most of the masons confidently say that after plastering sump w...
by ragalax
October 9th, 2018, 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Joint walls waterproofing
Replies: 3
Views: 851

Re: Joint walls waterproofing

Simple solution for this is, pasting tile on the top of the joint wall. i have done this is recently and it works like a charm. dont wast money and time by thinking too much technical. if you want to see the fix i have done and if you are living somewhere in bangalore south (bannereghatta road) cont...

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