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by ardesarchitects
November 29th, 2018, 3:50 pm
Forum: Interiors
Topic: Chimney 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 4809

Re: Chimney 2016

Hi, Natural Chimney is not a new concept for Indian cooking . we can find straight up chimneys in many old town and village homes. In mid 90's we moved to exhaust fan for forced ventilation. The whole concept of powered suction chimney is to make sure the oil filled smoke take the shortest exit rout...
by ardesarchitects
November 28th, 2018, 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Wire Selection
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: Wire Selection

Hi sandeuz Wires with respect to top 3 brands you mentioned are all almost same. Few things you need to watch for while buying these wires and during installation 1. There are many fake wires in the same brand name available in the market, so its always better to check for hologram and sealed packs....
by ardesarchitects
November 27th, 2018, 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Home Construction- Plan
Replies: 12
Views: 1488

Re: Home Construction- Plan

Attaching the remaining floors.. as i am not able to upload more than 3 in one go.. Hi Currywurst , Planning is well done considering the way spaces are efficiently used with out any dead spaces . Here are some of my observations as per functional requirements. Its purely based on my understanding ...
by ardesarchitects
November 21st, 2018, 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Exterior wall cracks
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Exterior wall cracks

Hi, There are no specialist only for crack filling but painters can do it. In case you need any painter with experience in these work i can refer. Most painters will use cement based crack filler that will work for hairline cracks but we need to understand that cracks (other than hair line cracks )a...
by ardesarchitects
November 19th, 2018, 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: M-Sand manufacturers in Bangalore
Replies: 9
Views: 943

Re: M-Sand manufacturers in Bangalore

HI ramki , Robo sand in case of branded you can try AVS / Bharathi for good quality and graded with out mixing quarry dust. Branded guys will only supply minimum of 450 cft and above only. When you need in smaller quantity you need to depend on local guys . Also branded guys are area specific becaus...
by ardesarchitects
November 19th, 2018, 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Exterior wall cracks
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Exterior wall cracks

Hi Sholla, Few observations from the pics attached First pic - cracks are due to railing fixed at the edge of the wall, to avoid crack repeating in that area you need to chip the whole corner piece and cover it with screed concrete For all the other cracks you can use polymer based crack filler ( me...
by ardesarchitects
November 17th, 2018, 6:53 pm
Forum: Interiors
Topic: Interior carpenter labor prices
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Re: Interior carpenter labor prices

Hi Isap63, Just going by per sft price will be trap unless you ask more clarifications on the same. I know people who are taken for ride while final area billing. Points to get clarity about billing 1. SFT is only calculated on the front part of the wood work 2. Price includes edge beading, internal...
by ardesarchitects
November 17th, 2018, 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Home Construction- Plan
Replies: 12
Views: 1488

Re: Home Construction- Plan

Hi , Currywurst Labour welfare charges are valid and been collected for a long time now, its just that the amount goes to Karnataka Labour Welfare Board . Regards, Ar.Praveen.N Ardes Architects and Interior designers ardesarchitects@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/ardes.architects http://www.arde...
by ardesarchitects
November 17th, 2018, 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: blocks and cement
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: blocks and cement

Hi Rizu You can consider Apco / AVS blocks as premium quality, if budgeted there are no specific brands that are reliable and consistent in the quality . In cement block industry consistency of quality is the key point to gauge the brand. Regards, Ar.Praveen.N Ardes Architects and Interior designers...
by ardesarchitects
November 17th, 2018, 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Construction
Topic: Need info please : Road cutting penalty charges
Replies: 1
Views: 272

Re: Need info please : Road cutting penalty charges

Hi, Ganesh There is no official penalty system for damages made during road cut for public works, in case they damage any existing lines they should repair it and fix it back. In case they refuse the do the same you can lodge the complain with BBMP and hold the work till it is repaired Regards, Ar.P...

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