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by ragalax
June 18th, 2019, 9:08 am
Forum: Bangalore East
Topic: Water Meters for residential house
Replies: 3
Views: 373

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: 373

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: 670

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: 670

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: 675

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: 734

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: 587

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: 664

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...
by ragalax
October 4th, 2018, 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Precut and bent steel from Sunvik
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Re: Precut and bent steel from Sunvik

Sunvik is not one of the top brands that you know. i have not used Sunvik so far but if you want to go for it its not a bad option. most of the builder use these brands. and their building are standing tall for an individual house it is ok to go for it with out thinking much. regarding precut,how ab...
by ragalax
September 4th, 2018, 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Borewell or not
Replies: 11
Views: 2377

Re: Borewell or not

Yes for construction you have to purchage water tankers. you can by a 3000 ltr tank (kaveri or syntex) and use it till your sump is ready. once the sump is ready take the tank away from site and keep it safly when your house is almost done you can use it as a over head tank. 2 years back when a tank...

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