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by Visualizer
May 16th, 2019, 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: RMC vs site mix comparison
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: RMC vs site mix comparison

6 cubes are casted in my case 3 will be kept at site and 3 they will take back . We can also use PPC, PSC or composite cement instead of OPC if eco friendly ness is desired. However consistency is an issue when using site mix concrete. PSC cement is priced almost same as OPC (barely 10 - 20 rs diffe...
by Visualizer
May 11th, 2019, 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: RMC vs site mix comparison
Replies: 3
Views: 366

RMC vs site mix comparison

Hi , I have decided to go with RMC instead of.mixing concrete at site for most part. Here is my consideration writing down so that it may help someone 1) Quality: While contractors have done enough work and they may have best experience the biggest problem with site mixing is control on amount of wa...
by Visualizer
May 11th, 2019, 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: [SOLVED ]Footing partially on solid block wall
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: [Urgent Help: ]Footing partially on solid block wall

Block wall is removed instead this 1.5 feet width will be filled with concrete before casting the footing.
Footing depth is kept same just for extra digging the area will be backed with concrete

Thanks everyone
by Visualizer
May 11th, 2019, 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Cost to make wooden windows
Replies: 3
Views: 563

Re: Cost to make wooden windows

Can give you a rough estimate.. Sal wood approx 2000 to 2500rs/cu . m and you need about 2.5 cu. m per door frame - so 7500rs + 2000rs labour cost = 10k Sal door - need about 3 cu. m per door shutter - about 7500 + 3.5K (depends on design) = 12k you can use a similar formula to calculate cost.. I t...
by Visualizer
May 11th, 2019, 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: [SOLVED ]Footing partially on solid block wall
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: [Urgent Help: ]Footing partially on solid block wall

Well yes that was the dilemma however When I do the calculations the SBC of the site was 8 Tonne per sq meter or or 0.078 newton per sq mm. Compressive strength of solid blocks is taken as 3.5 newton per sq mm which is 50 times of soil So theoretically solid blocks have more comprehensive strength t...
by Visualizer
May 9th, 2019, 12:10 pm
Forum: Interiors
Topic: Termite attack on door frame
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: Termite attack on door frame

Also to add, get a pest control guys who can do a termite treatment. If its independent house its done at ground floor. Let me know if u need some references. They charge on per sft basis for post construction treatment I guess. Thank you Getting termite treatmet done from pest control guys for a h...
by Visualizer
May 9th, 2019, 11:55 am
Forum: Interiors
Topic: Upvc windows dealers
Replies: 2
Views: 173

Re: Upvc windows dealers

Hi, I did some market survey as the construction is in early stage I have not decided upon anything however sharing my findings. Fennista : They are the oldest in UPVC windows and costliest however on my opinion Fennista does not deserve the premium they ask. The sales people are not willing to give...
by Visualizer
May 9th, 2019, 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: [SOLVED ]Footing partially on solid block wall
Replies: 4
Views: 262

[SOLVED ]Footing partially on solid block wall

:Hi. Footing of one column in my construction is next to sump tank the size.of the footing is 5'9" x 8'. Next to this column in basement I am constructing water sump. The depth of footing is 8 feet and there will be partial basement of 3 feet depth and there will be a sump tank in this basement...
by Visualizer
April 27th, 2019, 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Little things we forget while planning
Replies: 24
Views: 4838

Re: Little things we forget while planning

viksat82 wrote:[

Then the water may splash outside bath room right?

No a marble strip is placed at door sil and also drain and slopes are designed properly.

Why don't you check in apartments built by any reputed builder instead of going back and forth here.
by Visualizer
April 24th, 2019, 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Little things we forget while planning
Replies: 24
Views: 4838

Re: Little things we forget while planning

No floors are not raised they are at same level as room. Lets say if ceiling height at each floor is 10 feet bathroom on ground floor will have a gypsum board false ceiling at 8 feet and pipes of 1st floor woll run in this 2 feet cavity. You can fit horizontal geyser also hidden in false ceilings. T...

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