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by ardesarchitects
21 minutes ago
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Cracks in new teak wood frame
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: Cracks in new teak wood frame

Hi , Wood cracks while it gets dried, it happens more when it dries suddenly. We do come up with these issues more frequently when the wood is just cut from log and used immediately. Don't need to panic , it can be filled with metal paste , wood powder and then covered up in polish. Regards, Ar.Prav...
by ardesarchitects
Today, 6:59 pm
Forum: Interiors
Topic: waterproofing for wardrobe back end
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: waterproofing for wardrobe back end

Hi Rajesh, I would suggest make sure if the common wall is wet wall ( wall in which pipe lines are running in toilet) or dry wall . If its wet wall make sure the carpenter don't drill screws on pipe route.Easy way is to ask plumber to mark water lines on the walls. Using back laminate and Bwp ply wi...
by ardesarchitects
April 17th, 2018, 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: granite shops in hosur area
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: granite shops in hosur area

Hi KK, Only Sati has retail outlet, recent times i heard few more started not sure about it since my last visit was 6 months back. Aro , m&p are processing units they dont sell in retail unless you have contacts .Inside you have dozens of processing units, but you need to go through a proper cha...
by ardesarchitects
April 13th, 2018, 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Niki Door Quality
Replies: 3
Views: 385

Re: Niki Door Quality

Hi Vishnu Nikki brand is well established and standard quality products. In all the brands you get premium, moderate, economical varieties . Every brand has project range products that are made specifically for price conscious and apartment market. You need to carefully compare the prices with same ...
by ardesarchitects
April 13th, 2018, 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: msand
Replies: 1
Views: 139

Re: msand

Hi Rizu Its completely safe to use Msand for the whole construction . Msand is accepted by IS Civil code. You need to make sure that its clean Msand and not the quarry dust Regards, Ar.Praveen.N Ardes Architects and Interior Designers http://www.ardesarchitects.com ardesarchitects@gmail.com https://...
by ardesarchitects
April 13th, 2018, 4:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Borewell in Constructed House
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: Borewell in Constructed House

Hi ,Uday kumar For making borewell in the existing home, you need to check for the point available in easy accessible open space because machine need work space of min 4' all round . If you have other building on three side to your home then it will be literally impossible to drill unless you have s...
by ardesarchitects
April 13th, 2018, 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: granite shops in hosur area
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: granite shops in hosur area

HI Keethi, There are few shops rather most of them are factories on the hosur road. Sati granites ( retail shop on main road, factory inside ), aro, M& G impex. All these places they wont allow retail customers unless you go by proper channel. All the factories on hosur road are export processin...
by ardesarchitects
March 30th, 2018, 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Need help on how to store Doors and windows? Please advise
Replies: 3
Views: 457

Re: Need help on how to store Doors and windows? Please advise

HI Ramki, Yes, the one you get in hardware shops can be sprayed using normal manual sprayer. You should do this spray once in two or three years. Termite attacks wood faster when there is no human moment and they can sense a live wood vs dead easily. Regards, Ar.Praveen.N Ardes Architects and Interi...
by ardesarchitects
March 30th, 2018, 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Pros of digging Borewell with a hope to get cauvery water soon
Replies: 6
Views: 804

Re: Pros of digging Borewell with a hope to get cauvery water soon

Hi, I would like to share the practical data i could gather from my clients who are using rainwater sumps efficiently. 30x40 site - Rain water collection Terrace area 900 sft Rainwater sump size - 9k ltr Family size - 4nos Time taken to fill the sump is just two days of recent rains (summer rains) ,...
by ardesarchitects
March 29th, 2018, 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Pile foundation information
Replies: 11
Views: 886

Re: Pile foundation information

Hi Sri, Pile foundations are used for taking more load in loose soils and in conditions where there is no option for having spread footings like bridges , metro train etc. In residential projects pile foundation is very frequently used in black cotton soil, slushy grounds, low water tables, near to ...

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