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by ardesarchitects
July 19th, 2019, 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Skylight
Replies: 21
Views: 7405

Re: Skylight

Hi, Solar day light tubes are good options but low ceiling height, heat trap will be an issue unless you have good went . Currently these systems are more used in warehouses, factories. The cost of these tubes are expensive as you increase the lenght of the tubes. In industires the length of pipes w...
by ardesarchitects
July 19th, 2019, 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Window tints
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: Window tints

Hi , Any brand film makes no difference interms of appearence but the performance will change . 1. Tinted films are meant to cut down the light and temperature at the same time,. Local brands will just cut down the light but not the heat. 2. Tinted films will fade faster if you dont choose outdoor g...
by ardesarchitects
July 10th, 2019, 5:38 pm
Forum: Bangalore East
Topic: CMC Khata to A Khata
Replies: 5
Views: 357

Re: CMC Khata to A Khata

Hi udaynukr No you wont get BBMP A-khata from CMC A-khata, if owner says you can get it why not he get it in his name first and then sell the property. Transfering BBMP A-khata once you purchase the plot is just 10min works in bangalore one. BBMP -A khata is not issued unless betterment charges are ...
by ardesarchitects
July 10th, 2019, 5:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Query on odd dimension site
Replies: 11
Views: 983

Re: Query on odd dimension site

Nice and very elobrate explanations from "Visualizer" . This forum is not dead for sure :) as long as members like you share your experiences after constructing your home . Hi gautham you didnt like the built house option because it lacks your style of premiumness so thats a ruled out opti...
by ardesarchitects
July 10th, 2019, 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: WATER SOFTNER+CARBON FILTER+SAND FILTER
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: WATER SOFTNER+CARBON FILTER+SAND FILTER

Hi, Softners works very well as long as you maintain them. Maintainance is tedious work that needs to open the cylinder and change the salts @ 3-6months once depending up on your water hardness . Few things you need to keep in mind 1.If you dont have seperate WC flush line you will be wasting your s...
by ardesarchitects
June 28th, 2019, 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Labour cost for commercial building construction
Replies: 5
Views: 659

Re: Labour cost for commercial building construction

Hi, Commercial building construction cost will be cheaper if the floor plates are bigger and internal partitions are less. Basement with RCC retaining walls cost will be 1.5 times expensive than above ground floor. Commercial building steel consumption is 1.25 to 1.5 times more than residential buil...
by ardesarchitects
June 7th, 2019, 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: turnkey or labour contract better?
Replies: 7
Views: 760

Re: turnkey or labour contract better?

Hi, Construction cost per sft is not standard , it varies as per the building model and format. To keep it simple, by opting for labour contract you cannot save more than 10% of total cost compared to material contract . Most cases people end up speding more than material contract as you are not fam...
by ardesarchitects
May 6th, 2019, 11:55 am
Forum: Vishveshwariah
Topic: Under BBMP
Replies: 2
Views: 330

Re: Under BBMP

Hi, This is a million dollar question because BBMP and BDA keeps fighting on this issue. BDA is supposed to finish all the development works like roads, UGD, electrification, Basic aminities and then handover to BBMP. BBMP will be reluctant to take over as it falls on their head to create all the pe...
by ardesarchitects
May 6th, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Electric pole issue near the site
Replies: 20
Views: 5952

Re: Electric pole issue near the site

Hi ,Shailesh If you are approaching bescom make sure you build the case by documentation not by word of mouth. In govt only documents work. Talking to AE over phone and he confirms will visit has no value. You should submit a letter in the regional BESCOM office first and you should collect acknowle...
by ardesarchitects
April 29th, 2019, 12:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Should you buy if the seller if asking a premium rate?
Replies: 5
Views: 766

Re: Should you buy if the seller if asking a premium rate?

Hi, My take on buying any property is based on if you are looking it as investment or asset ( own use ) . Lets understand difference between Investment and asset Investment - 1. Meant to earn money out of it 2. Expected to sell when you get good price 3. Investments keep changing from time to time 4...

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